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File #: 3171-2018    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 11/7/2018 In control: Public Safety Committee
On agenda: 12/3/2018 Final action: 12/6/2018
Title: To authorize the Director of Public Safety, on behalf of the Division of Fire, to establish a sole source contract with Franklin County Family and Children First Council to provide enhanced case management and trauma supports for children and family members impacted by opioid abuse/opioid overdose; to authorize the expenditure of $378,000.00 in U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs grant funds from the Columbus Division of Fire to Franklin County Family and Children First Council; and to declare an emergency. ($378,000.00)
Attachments: 1. 3171-2018 Sole Source FCFCFC, 2. 3171-2018 Coding FCFCFC, 3. Sole Source Justification_2018 MU MU K070_Full Packet
Explanation

Background: This ordinance authorizes the City of Columbus Department of Public Safety, on behalf of the Division of Fire (CDF), to establish a two-year contract for services with Franklin County Family and Children First Council, to span December 1, 2018 through September 30, 2020. Services rendered through this contract will enhance and expand services provided by the Rapid Response Emergency Addiction and Crisis Team (RREACT) to meet the needs of children and family members present at the site of overdose and/or impacted by drug use in the home. Franklin County Family and Children First Council will:
§ Provide rapid response intervention services for children and/or family members who witness a parent or loved one suffer an overdose. Services are designed to help individuals work through traumatic incidents and develop strategies for managing impact of trauma going forward.
§ Provide immediate and long-term support, resources, and services to children and families impacted by overdose.
§ Provide case management and service coordination for children and families accessing multiple systems.
§ Provide Trauma Informed Care training to first responders, victim service providers, and child protective services professionals.
§ Guide development of Trauma Informed Care protocols for first responders to follow when interacting with children affected by overdose and/or by substance use in the home.

Franklin County Family and Children First Council is the only Franklin County-based agency that offers the unique combination of services required by RREACT. Services include, but are not limited to:
§ Use of validated tools to assess mental health and behavioral health.
§ Provision of trauma screening, trauma counseling, and trauma case planning.
§ Provision of comprehensive case planning and service/care coordination for children and families accessing (or needing to access) multiple systems.
§ Facilitation of Trauma Informed Care (TIC) trainings and TIC ...

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