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File #: 20-517    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 5/28/2020 Departments: HEALTH
On agenda: 7/7/2020 Final action: 7/7/2020
Title: Adopt a resolution authorizing an amendment to the agreement with Fred Finch Youth Center for mental health services, increasing the amount by $892,000 to an amount not to exceed $6,239,851, with no change to the agreement term.
Attachments: 1. 20200707_r_Fred Finch Youth Center, 2. 20200707_a_Fred Finch Center
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: Louise F. Rogers, Chief, San Mateo County Health
Scott Gilman, Director, Behavioral Health and Recovery Services

Subject: Amendment to the Agreement with Fred Finch Youth Center for Mental Health Services

RECOMMENDATION:
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Adopt a resolution authorizing an amendment to the agreement with Fred Finch Youth Center for mental health services, increasing the amount by $892,000 to an amount not to exceed $6,239,851, with no change to the agreement term.

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BACKGROUND:
On September 17, 2019, the Board approved an agreement with Fred Finch Youth Center (Fred Finch) to provide mental health services, for the term July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2022, in the amount of $5,347,851.

On September 18, 2019, an amendment was done through an Executive Letter to increase mental health rates, with no change to the term and conditions of the agreement.

Fred Finch provides Therapeutic Behavioral Services (TBS) for up to 44 San Mateo County youth who are Medi-Cal beneficiaries. TBS are short-term behavioral intervention services for severely emotionally disturbed youth experiencing stressful transitions or life crises, and who are at risk of placement in an institution or intensive residential program. Fred Finch will also provide Full Service Partnership (FSP) services. FSP services are strength-based wraparound and crisis response services tailored to meet the specific mental health, educational, social, and cultural needs of youth placed in foster care outside of the County, as well as their foster parents/caregivers. Outpatient mental health services will also be provided. Furthermore, In Home Stabilization Program (IHSP) services will be provided to youth recently released from Juvenile Hall, at risk for group home placement, and in need of additional support to stabilize and to transition into the community.

DISCUSSION:
It is now necessary to am...

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