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Title: Collaborative Mental Health Care Pilot Program

Collaborative Mental Health Care Pilot Program
  • Bidders Conference

October 27, 2014
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

Department of Children and Families (DCF)
  • Four Major Operating Divisions

Child Protection and Permanency
Children's System of Care
Family and Community Partnerships
Child Protection and Permanency (CPP)
  • 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.

Child Protection and Permanency (CPP)
  • 46
  • Local
  • Offices
  • 10
  • Area
  • Offices

As of November 1, 2014, there will be nine (9)
areas offices
Childrens 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 Childrens
    System of Care services.

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

  • 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.

Mental Health Collaborative Care Pilot Program
  • Pediatric primary care is ideally provided within
    a patients 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.

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.

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 Overview
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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.

Services to be Funded
  • Universal screening of children, youth, and young
    adults for behavioral health disorders
  • timely access to psychiatric consultation for
  • 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

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
  • One proposal will be funded under this program.
  • NOTE! Indirect costs shall be no more than 8 of
    the total project budget.

RFP Inquiries
  • Deadline for inquiries
  • TODAY, October 27, 2014
  • by 500pm
  • Email

RFP Submission
  • Deadline for receipt of proposals
  • December 10, 2014
  • by 1200 PM