Government Contract | Vermont
Female Sex Offender Treatment Provider

Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00000465775

Bid Title: Female Sex Offender Treatment Provider

Agency Bid No. Title: Not Stated

Received Date: 01/21/2016

Close Date: 02/08/2016

Purchase Type: Term: 06/01/2016 - 05/31/2018

Delivery Point: Vermont

Delivery Date: Not Stated

Special Notices: Warranty Required


Specifications include, but are not limited to:Contractor will provide the following services to the State:A. Clinical and Administrative SupervisionAdhere to Correctional Facility protocols at the facilities at which you provide services and report to the Superintendent (or his or her designee) on all security issues.Participate in treatment team meetings to discuss treatment related issues and any other related issues that impact on the Vermont Treatment and Prevention of Sexual Abusers (VTPSA) and its participants.The contractor will actively participate in individual clinical and administrative supervision from VTPSA clinical supervisors as scheduled. The contractors clinical supervisor will schedule individual supervision meetings up to once a quarter or on an as needed basis and the contractor will maintain a 75% attendance rate.Contractor will report to the VTPSA Program Chief on all issues relating to design, development, implementation of programs and quality of service delivery.Contractor will submit with their monthly invoice a signed Certification of Work Performance.B. Clinical ServicesProvide individual and/or group therapy to designated sex offenders in the VTPSA.Prepare psychosexual assessments of designated offenders prior to acceptance in the VTPSA as well as providing treatment summaries of designated offenders prior to their transition to the community.The contractor will present a mid-treatment review of each of his or her clients to the treatment team.C. Documentation of ServicesPrepare a psychosexual report of designated sex offenders prior to acceptance in the VTPSA.The contractor shall maintain a VTPSA file on each of his or her clients as detailed in the current version of the VTPSA Record Keeping Policy. By the tenth day of each month, the contractor shall file in each clients VTPSA clinical file clinical records that they were required to complete during the previous month.The contractor will prepare a clinical file on each client assigned within five working days of meeting with the client. This includes ensuring that the following completed documents are contained in the file: VTPSA Face Sheet; Psychosexual Evaluation Agreement, signed, dated, and witnessed; Waiver of Confidentiality, signed, dated, and witnessed; VTPSA Treatment Agreement, signed, dated, and witnessed; Release of Information for DOC medical and mental health records, signed, dated, and witnessed; Psychosexual Evaluation and VTPSA Individual Treatment Plan (ITP) signed, dated, and witnessed.The primary therapist shall enter a progress note for each client for each of the following types of contacts: evaluation sessions, ITP sessions, individual or group therapy sessions, family therapy, couples therapy, significant treatment team discussions, and other significant direct and collateral client contacts. The contractor shall document routine clinical and ancillary services within two working days of the contact.The contractor shall document significant clinical events (e.g., actions or threats of harm to self or others; major breaches of security) on the day of the event. The contractor shall consult with his or her clinical or administrative supervisor as soon as is reasonably feasible to review the incident and plan steps to address the issue (e.g. notify unit officer, CSS, and mental health staff, etc.). The contractor shall place a signed copy of the progress note in the clients VTPSA clinical file and provide a copy of the progress note to his or her clinical supervisor.

Product Codes: 95262, 94876

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: State of Vermont - Department of Corrections

State: Vermont

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Kristy Hetzel 280 State Drive, NOB 2 South, Waterbury, Vermont, 05671

Phone: 802-651-1663




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