Government Contract | Minnesota
DHS/Child Welfare Caseload Study

Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00002013975

Bid Title: DHS/Child Welfare Caseload Study

Agency Bid No. Title: 2000010413

Received Date: 01/16/2020

Close Date: 02/21/2020

Purchase Type: Term: 04/01/2020 - 03/31/2021

Delivery Point: 444 Lafayette Road North, Saint Paul, Minnesota, 55155

Delivery Date: Not Stated

Special Notices: Questions Due By 01/22/2020, Bidder Preregistration


Specifications include, but are not limited to: Case CharacteristicsWhere a child resides (e.g., in their home, relative home, foster home, or congregate care)[footnoteRef:11] [11: Child Welfare Information Gateway:]Family size and characteristicsIndian Child Welfare/Minnesota Indian Family Preservation Act (ICWA/MIFPA) guidelinesPhase of the case process (e.g., intake, assessment, permanency, etc.)Court involvementPermanency goalsTask types (e.g., face-to-face contact, service planning, team meetings, documentation)Culturally specific service needs ; Development of a thoughtful engagement strategy and plan to incorporate perspectives from all agencies;Implementation of engagement strategies to communicate with local agencies and other key stakeholders;Implementation of consultation, coordination, and cooperation strategies with tribal agencies, as outlined in Minnesota Executive Order 19-24;Implementation of formal engagement processes which may include in-person meetings with MACSSA and the ICWA Council;Collaboration with agencies to outline the most common and impactful workload demand variables so they may be included in the study design; Selection of the level and units to be measured that incorporates local agency perception of caseload/workload (time, worker to child, worker to workgroup, unit caseload, etc.);Collaboration with State staff to identify existing information and systems that can support the study design and process design implementation;Consideration of practical implementation concerns, including cost, likelihood of use, data privacy, and other concerns that arise from agency staff in the engagement stage;Inclusion of workload demand variables and local agency characteristics in the initial design;Identification of common workload demand variables, including an analysis of the:Relative impact or weight of identified variables.

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Product Codes: 91885, 95200

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: State of Minnesota - Department of Human Services (DHS)

State: Minnesota

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Gillian Burling

Phone: 651-431-4368




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