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File #: 22-511    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 5/24/2022 Departments: HUMAN SERVICES AGENCY
On agenda: 6/28/2022 Final action: 6/28/2022
Title: Adopt a resolution authorizing a waiver of the Request for Proposals Process and approving execution of an agreement with the California State University Fresno Foundation, an auxiliary unit of California State University, Fresno, to provide Child Welfare Title IV-E training services, for the term of July 1, 2022 through June 30, 2025 for a total obligation amount not to exceed $960,951.60.
Attachments: 1. 20220626_r_CA State University Fresno Foundation.pdf, 2. 20220628_a_CA State University Fresno Foundation (2).pdf
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: Ken Cole, Director, Human Services Agency
Subject: Agreement with California State University Fresno Foundation

RECOMMENDATION:
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Adopt a resolution authorizing a waiver of the Request for Proposals Process and approving execution of an agreement with the California State University Fresno Foundation, an auxiliary unit of California State University, Fresno, to provide Child Welfare Title IV-E training services, for the term of July 1, 2022 through June 30, 2025 for a total obligation amount not to exceed $960,951.60.

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BACKGROUND:
In accordance with the State of California Department of Social Services (CDSS) Performance Improvement Plan (PIP), CDSS established four (4) Child Welfare Regional Training Academies (RTA) to provide a state-wide welfare training program. The regional academies are the coordinating system for the State of California to provide training to Title IV-E child welfare workers. The purpose of the training academy is to deliver quality, comprehensive training to increase child welfare staff's knowledge and skills to promote safety, permanency, and well-being in children involved with child welfare. CDSS requires County child welfare workers and supervisors to complete 40 hours of on-going advanced training every 2 years. These requirements were established to ensure consistency of child welfare practices across all counties in California. CDSS has designated California State University Fresno Foundation (CSUFF) as San Mateo County's RTA.

DISCUSSION:
The Human Services Agency (HSA) requests to enter into an agreement with the CSUFF for the term of July 1, 2022 through June 30, 2025 for a total obligation amount not to exceed $960,951.60, to provide comprehensive child welfare staff training services. HSA and CSUFF will work collaboratively to implement and deliver enhanced training in accordance with the CDSS P...

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