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California Code, Welfare and Institutions Code - WIC § 11333

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(a) Except as provided in subdivision (b), counties shall contract for the provision of intensive case management services, as described in subdivision (b) of Section 11331.7 and in Section 11332.5, with public or nonprofit agencies or school districts that administer services pursuant to one or more of the following intensive case management models:

(2) A home visiting model approved by the department for the CalWORKs Home Visiting Program established pursuant to Article 3.4 (commencing with Section 11330.6), with priority on models that have demonstrated relevance serving the Cal-Learn population.

(3) Evidence-based home visiting models as identified by the United States Department of Health and Human Services that serve the specific demographic of Cal-Learn.

(b) In cases where services from contractors administering one or more of the models specified in subdivision (a) are not available or cost effective, counties may contract with other public or nonprofit agencies or school districts for intensive case management services or provide intensive case management services directly if all the following conditions are met:

(1) The department has determined that the proposed intensive case management model conforms with the standards and scope of services of an evidence-based model of the Adolescent Family Life Program, meets the same criteria as an evidence-based model identified by the United States Department of Health and Human Services, HomVEE review, or conforms to an intensive case management model specified or required by the department.

(2) The submitted county plan is determined by the department to sufficiently document that a model specified in subdivision (a) is not available or cost effective.

(3) The county has consulted with applicable local health agencies to assist in the implementation of the provision of services provided in the intensive case management model.

(c) Counties shall include approved contractors pursuant to subdivision (a) or (b) in their planning of the Cal-Learn Program to ensure participation in the county's planning and implementation of the Cal-Learn program.

(d) The department shall consult with the State Department of Public Health to implement the purposes of this program.

(e) It is the intent of the Legislature to review the implementation of the changes to this section enacted by the act that added this subdivision   1 during the course of the 2020-21 fiscal year to determine how these changes impact service delivery and counties' ability to maintain service levels as they existed in 2019-20 and prior to these changes.

1  Stats.2020, c. 11 (A.B.79).

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