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1 Collaborative Mental Health Care Pilot Program Bidder’s Conference October 27, 2014

2 2 Department of Children and Families (DCF) Created in July 2006 First Cabinet-level Department devoted exclusively to serving and safeguarding children and families Ensure the safety, well-being and success of children, youth, families and communities

3 3 Department of Children and Families (DCF) Four Major Operating Divisions: Child Protection and Permanency Children's System of Care Family and Community Partnerships Women

4 4 Child Protection and Permanency (CP&P) Formerly the Division of Youth and Family Services (DYFS) Investigates allegations of child abuse and neglect and addresses child welfare concerns Child Abuse Hotline (State Central Registry) operates 24-hours a day, 7-days a week.

5 5 Child Protection and Permanency (CP&P) 46 Local Offices 10* Area Offices *As of November 1, 2014, there will be nine (9) areas offices

6 6 Children’s System of Care (CSOC) DCF's Children's System of Care, CSOC, (formerly the Division of Child Behavioral Health Services) serves children and adolescents with emotional and behavioral health care challenges and their families; and children with developmental and intellectual disabilities and their families. PerformCare, the Administrative Service Organization (ASO) for Children's System of Care, is the single point of access for Children’s System of Care services.

7 7 Family and Community Partnerships DCF's Family and Community Partnerships (FCP) promotes the health, well-being and personal safety of New Jersey's children and families by working together with parents, caregivers, organizations and communities to ensure an effective network of proven support services, public education and community advocacy to prevent maltreatment. Offices include: –The Office of Early Childhood Services –The Office of School-Linked Services –The Office of Family Support Services –The Office of Domestic Violence Services

8 8 Women The New Jersey Division on Women (DOW) is a pioneering state agency that advances public discussion of issues critical to the women of New Jersey and provides leadership in the formulation of public policy in the development, coordination and evaluation of programs and services for women. DOW evaluates the effectiveness of program implementation and plans for the development of new programs and services.

9 9 Mental Health Collaborative Care Pilot Program Background Pediatric primary care is ideally provided within a patient’s medical home. The medical home model promotes care that is: accessible, continuous, comprehensive, collaborative, compassionate, culturally competent, and family ‐ centered. PCPs practicing within the medical home model have an important role in identifying and accessing care for children, youth, and young adults with behavioral health disorders.

10 10 Program Overview The Collaborative Mental Health Care Pilot Program shall implement a best practice collaborative care model between primary care physicians and child mental health specialists in order to provide for the timely screening, assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of behavioral health disorders of children, youth, and young adults served in the pilot program.

11 11 Program Overview One funding award will be granted for the purpose of establishing a “Collaborative Mental Health Care Pilot Program” in two regions in New Jersey. The successful applicant will establish a “hub” behavioral health team in each region that includes, at a minimum: a child and adolescent psychiatrist (CAP), a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) care coordinator, and an administrative coordinator to implement this program.

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14 14 Program Overview This funding opportunity includes a program evaluation requirement. Twenty percent of the available resources ($240,000) shall be dedicated to fund program and evaluation activities.

15 15 Services to be Funded Universal screening of children, youth, and young adults for behavioral health disorders timely access to psychiatric consultation for PCPs timely patient access to direct psychiatric services, when indicated care coordination to support fluidity of referral, engagement with specialty care at the appropriate levels of care, and collaborative treatment planning Practitioner enrollment and support, including best practice education and a web portal to support program implementation and operation Collaboration with systems partners, including the CSOC Contracted Systems Administrator (CSA) and Care Management Organizations (CMOs), as well as private third-party payers and treatment/service providers Data collection and reporting Program evaluation

16 16 Funding Information For the purpose of this initiative, the Department will make available up to $1,200,000 (prorated for the State contract year) from the date of the contract to June 30, 2015 for the Collaborative Mental Health Pilot Project. It is anticipated that eighty-five percent of the available resources will fund pilot program implementation and operation activities and twenty percent of the available resources ($240,000) will fund program evaluation activities. One proposal will be funded under this program. NOTE! Indirect costs shall be no more than 8% of the total project budget.

17 17 RFP Inquiries Deadline for inquiries: TODAY, October 27, 2014 by 5:00pm Email:

18 18 RFP Submission Deadline for receipt of proposals: December 10, 2014 by 12:00 PM

19 19 Questions

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