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File #: 21-1999   
Type: Staff Briefing - Without Ordinance
In control: Audit and Accountability Committee
On agenda: 4/20/2021
Posting Language: Adolescent behavioral health counseling for the San Antonio Metropolitan Health District’s Project WORTH program [Colleen Bridger, MPH, PhD, Assistant City Manager; Jennifer Herriott, MPH, Assistant Director, Health]
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Interdepartmental Correspondence

TO: Erik Walsh, City Manager

FROM: Jennifer Herriott, MPH, Assistant Director, Health Department

COPIES: Audit and Accountability Committee; Ben Gorzell, Jr. CPA, Chief Financial Officer; Dr. Colleen Bridger, Assistant City Manager; Kevin Barthold, City Auditor; Troy Elliott, CPA, Deputy Chief Financial Officer

SUBJECT: Consideration of Completed High Profile Solicitation

DATE: April 20, 2021

The following high profile project has completed the solicitation process. This item is presented to the Audit and Accountability Committee for review prior to full Council consideration.

Adolescent Behavioral Health Counseling - The City of San Antonio Health Department solicited proposals from respondents to engage teens in behavioral mental health counseling within the scope of practice for a Licensed Professional Counselor or Licensed Mental Health Professional with administrative guidance by the Health Department. Duties and responsibilities under the contract shall include, but not limited to, providing free behavioral mental health counseling sessions to adolescents, ages 13 to 19. Contractor will provide a minimum of two qualified and trained Licensed Professional Counselors or Licensed Mental Health Professionals to provide a minimum 1,000 counseling sessions per project year, regardless of residency or insurance status. Sessions will be conducted (1) in person for a minimum of 45 minutes in length, at a physical location that is accessible through public transportation; or (2) virtually through a HIPAA compliant platform for a minimum of 30-45 minutes in length.

Solicitation Type: Request for Proposals
Contract Value: $525,000.00
Term of Contract: 1 year with 2, 1-year renewal options
Number of Respondents: 5 (1 respondent was deemed non-responsive for failure to submit a complete proposal)
Contracts to be Awarded:|910|Council Consideration: April 29, 2021
Evaluation Criteria: Expe...

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