Tehama County

Consent Item



Department:Social ServicesSponsors:


  1. Printout
  2. CAPIT 17-19
  3. Approved as to Form 050517

Financial Impact

The cost of this contract is anticipated in the 2017-18 budget and budgeted in account 53230, Special and Professional Services. CAPIT was previously 100% State funded and was fully realigned to counties in 2011 pursuant to AB 118. This contract is paid 100% with 2011 Realignment funds.


a)              AGREEMENT - Request approval and authorization for the Social Services Director or her Designee to sign the agreement with Children First Counseling Center for the provision of Functional Family Therapy services with rates set forth in Exhibit “D” with a maximum compensation not to exceed $70,000 per year, effective 7/1/17 and shall terminate 6/30/19

(Miscellaneous Agreement #2017-118)



This agreement is for services through the Child Abuse Prevention, Intervention and Treatment (CAPIT) Program which encourages child abuse and neglect prevention and intervention programs by the funding of agencies addressing needs of children at high risk of abuse or neglect and their families.


Assembly Bill 1733 (Chapter 1398, Statutes of 1982) provided the first major commitment of State General Fund dollars to the California Department of Social Services (CDSS) to fund child abuse and neglect prevention projects in all 58 counties. Since that time, the State funding has been realigned to the county. The CAPIT Program requirements are now contained in Welfare and Institution Code Sections 18960-18964.


Children First provides Functional Family Therapy (FFT) which is a short-term, high quality intervention program conducted in both clinic and home settings. FFT consists of 5 major components:  Pretreatment; Engagement; Motivation; Relational Assessment; Behavior Change; and Generalization. These services are provided to eligible clients with open Child Welfare Services cases. The program provides an average of 12 sessions over a three to four month period for the child and family. In addition to the sessions, the following services are also provided:  Case Management, and Attending meetings for families.


Meeting History

May 23, 2017 8:30 AM Audio Board of Supervisors Regular Meeting
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MOVER:Bob Williams, Supervisor - District 4
SECONDER:Burt Bundy, Supervisor - District 5
AYES:Dennis Garton, Steve Chamblin, Bob Williams, Burt Bundy
ABSENT:Candy Carlson