Part of Ohio’s FFPSA implementation goal to increase state-wide access to approved Title IV-E Clearinghouse prevention services through the development of new and expansion of existing Multi-Systemic Therapy (MST) and Functional Family Therapy(FFT) teams.
The Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health Center of Excellence (CABH COE) at Case Western Reserve University, in partnership with the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services and the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (OhioMHAS), announces the release of a Request for Applications (RFA) to support the State of Ohio’s FFPSA implementation goal to increase state-wide access to approved Title IV-E Clearinghouse prevention services through the development of new and expansion of existing Multi-Systemic Therapy (MST) and Functional Family Therapy(FFT) teams.
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For this initiative, CABH COE is providing grant dollars for program start-up as well as training and technical assistance to eligible and awarded behavioral health providers proposing to create new, or expand existing, MST and FFT services that will serve at risk youth with open case plans with local Title IV-E Public Children Services Agencies (PCSAs) or Title IV-E Juvenile Courts, and youth who have been determined appropriate for treatment using a standardized assessment (CANS) and meeting the eligibility
criteria for either MST or FFT services.
This RFA and program activities are funded by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services using Family First Prevention Services Act Transition Grant moneys.
A virtual bidders’ conference to review the RFA and answer questions will be conducted on November 1, 2022, from 2:30 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. EST. Applicants may attend the bidders’ conference online through registering at the following Zoom link: https://cwru.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJEvcumvqDsvGNw7b76Tj5INCvcsKCv4Dg6w
Attendance at the bidders’ conference is not mandatory, but however after this date, all other questions will be referred to the RFA document.
You can review the full RFA and find more information on our socohio.org website
Application submissions are to be electronically submitted as (1) PDF document by 5:00 p.m. EST on November 28, 2022. Application submissions should be electronically submitted to: Heather.Distin@case.edu and Richard.Shepler@case.edu.
Questions regarding this RFA may be emailed to: Heather.Distin@case.edu.