Government Contract | Rhode Island
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) for incarcerated male offenders diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)

Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00000409828

Bid Title: Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) for incarcerated male offenders diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)

Agency Bid No. Title: 7550020

Received Date: 11/05/2015

Close Date: 11/30/2015

Purchase Type: Not Stated

Delivery Point: Providence, Rhode Island

Delivery Date: Not Stated

Special Notices: Questions Due By 11/13/2015 05:00 PM, Bidder Preregistration


Specifications include, but are not limited to:Proposals must describe the ability to implement four iterations per year of a 12 week Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) program to groups of soon to be released inmates diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder within the RIDOC facilities. The proposed curriculum must be based on the DBT principles of practice and proposals must include the documented evidence and contact information for verification of such evidence. Any and all modifications and/or delivery of the proposed curriculum that deviates from the evidence provided must be identified in the proposal. In addition, proposals must include supporting information stating that any deviation from the original evidence based curriculum does not impact the effectiveness of the overall program. The qualified agency will ensure its clinicians, as well as select, designated RIDOC mental health professionals (3) receive ongoing training in Dialectical Behavior Therapy. The vendor shall include in the work plan proposal a description of a tool that will measure program effectiveness according to the goals and objectives of the program and the course curriculum. A detailed listing of performance measures must be provided in the proposal. Specific Activities / Tasks: Total target group will be 64 offenders per year. Discharge planning services for these same offenders 90 days prior to their release and follow-up supportive services, 90 days post release. Each offender will receive weekly, one to one individual counseling as related to DBT skill development and weekly group therapy. No less than 60 offenders will receive treatment each year. The vendor must include in the proposal a detailed description to include the specific curriculum to be used.

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Product Code: 94876

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: State of Rhode Island - Department of Administration

State: Rhode Island

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Gail Walsh Division of Purchases, One Capitol Hill, 2nd Floor, Providence, Rhode Island, 02908

Phone: 401-574-8122




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