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File #: 21-813   
Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 5/25/2021 In control: Clark County Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 6/15/2021 Final action:
Title: Ratify the approval and authorization of the creation of 22 Limited Permanent positions: (1) Manager, (3) Social Work Supervisors, (6) Social Work Specialists, (9) Sr. Eligibility Workers, (1) Grants Coordinator, (1) Management Analyst II, and (1) Financial Office Specialist to provide support to the Assembly Bill (AB) 309 Clark County Workforce Employment Training Program. (For possible action)
Attachments: 1. Staff Report
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CLARK COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

AGENDA ITEM

 

Petitioner:

Tim Burch, Administrator of Human Services

Recommendation: 

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Ratify the approval and authorization of the creation of 22 Limited Permanent positions: (1) Manager, (3) Social Work Supervisors, (6) Social Work Specialists, (9) Sr. Eligibility Workers, (1) Grants Coordinator, (1) Management Analyst II, and (1) Financial Office Specialist to provide support to the Assembly Bill (AB) 309 Clark County Workforce Employment Training Program.  (For possible action) 

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FISCAL IMPACT:

Fund #:

2031.000

Fund Name:

County Grants

Fund Center:

1270111160

Funded PGM/Grant:

N/A

Amount:

$2,124,957.33 Annually

Description:

Clark County Social Service Creation of 22 positions for the AB309 Project

Additional Comments:

These positions will make up the CARES Team

 

BACKGROUND: 

Clark County Social Service (CCSS) requests that the Board of County Commissioners (BCC) approve the creation of Assembly Bill (AB) 309 funded (22) positions.  These Limited Permanent positions are:  (1) Manager C31Annual, (3) Social Work Supervisors C30Annual, (6) Social Work Specialists C29 Annual, (9) Sr. Eligibility Workers C25 Annual, (1) Grants Coordinator C29 Annual, (1) Management Analyst II C29Annual, and (1) Financial Office Specialist C23 Annual for a total of 22 positions (For possible action).

The request for the creation of the AB309 funded (22) positions will make up the CARES Teams that will support the Clark County Workforce Employment Training(CCWEST) Program and improved self-sufficiency of approximately 400 clients including those from Clark County Social Service, Juvenile Justice, Department of Family Service and eligible aging out foster youth. Estimated three (3) CARE Teams consisting of approximately
seven (7) FTE per team of Social Workers and Eligibility Workers.  Management Analyst II will be responsible for Quality Assurance (QA).  Manager will be responsible in the day to day operation of the CARES Team. Implementation changes such as rental assistance, Truancy Prevention Outreach Program, and social services require direct intervention with partners to have the greatest impact on diversion outcomes.

The CARE Team Approach:
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                     Utilize a tiered methodology of best practice, trauma informed, Case Management (CM) models based on                      client needs.
                     - Brokerage Model for service connection and navigation.
                     - Strength Based Model for short term engagements requiring support.
                     - Critical Time Intervention for 90-day engagements that include housing/transitions from systems of                                               care.
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                     Will coordinate prevention with service vendors such as Differential Response, ThriveBy5, Parenting                      Project, and Nurse-Family Partnership
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                     Outcomes will be tracked and reported
                     - 6 month follow up to track stability and improvement.


Effective July 1, 2019, Governor Sisolak approved Assembly Bill (AB) 309, Section 8, Subsection (a), Subsection (c), and Subsection (g) of the 80th Legislative Session which provided for a special tax which could be used for various educational services including Programs of early childhood education, Programs to reduce truancy, joint labor management programs to provide adult education and workforce training for the hospitality industry. The County has set up a funded program for these monies and funding these positions will be a part of the expenditure.

On November 19, 2019, the Board of County Commissioners received a report and a request to take action on the adoption of a Clark County Workforce Employment Training (CCWEST) Program pursuant to Assembly Bill 309. 

This item has been approved as to form by the District Attorney’s office.