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AI- 8177   4. B. 1.    
Commissioners Court - Regular
Meeting Date: 02/15/2017  
Juvenile Justice Mental Health Program
Submitted By: Deanna Saldana, Juvenile Department
Department: Juvenile Department  

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RECOMMENDATION
Authorize submission of grant application and adopt a resolution for the Juvenile Justice Mental Health Program grant #3325001 offered through the Office of the Governor, Criminal Justice Division.
BACKGROUND
On September 1, 2014 the Nueces County Juvenile Board and Behavioral Health Center entered into an agreement to contract a Licensed Mental Health Professional (LMHP) to provide mental health treatment on site for our Pre and Post Adjudication facilities. Effective August 1, 2016 a full time position was created for LMHP titled Mental Health Services Supervisor through TJJD state funds.
DISCUSSION
The purpose for this grant is to create a full time Mental Health Assistant at a pay grade 26, estimated salary and fringe $62,000.00. This position will work with our Mental Health Services Supervisor in assisting our juveniles with mental health assessments. Total grant request $62,000.00 with no local match required.

Budget Information
Information about available funds
Budgeted: Funds Available: Adjustment: Amount Available:
Unbudgeted: Funds NOT Available: Amendment:
Account Code(s) for Available Funds
1:
Fund Transfers

Attachments
Resolution - Juvenile Justice

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