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SOQ 24-011 Therapeutic Treatment Services for the Jefferson Parish Department of Juvenile Services
Louisiana > Jefferson Parish Government
SOQ: 24978041

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PUBLIC NOTICE
SOQ NO. 24-011
Therapeutic Treatment Services
Jefferson Parish Department of Juvenile Services
The Parish of Jefferson, authorized by Resolution No.143956, is hereby soliciting Statements of Qualifications (General Professional Services Questionnaire), from individuals and/or agencies interested in providing gender and culturally sensitive evidence-based treatment services to at-risk youth and/or their families who need and/or have been ordered to receive such services by the Juvenile Court.
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: 3:30 p.m., May 31, 2024
General
As a minimum, the scope of services will include one or more of the following:
1) Motivational Interviewing/Motivational Enhancement
2) Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy
3) Functional Family Therapy
4) Ecological-Based Family Therapy
5) Moral Reconation Therapy
6) Aggression Replacement Training
7) Positive Parenting Program
8) Trauma-Focused Therapy
9) Restorative Justice Practices
10) Sexual Perpetration Therapy
11) Dialectical Behavior Therapy
12) Evidence-based fatherhood program (approved by the Department)
13) Any of the above for Hispanic/Latino families
14) Other services approved by the Department based on needs of youth and/or their families
The scope of services includes receiving referrals from the Departmental Evaluation/Treatment Supervisor, initiating contact with clients, providing weekly progress notes to probation staff, holding weekly fidelity supervision, obtaining on-going training, collecting output and outcome data and reporting client outcomes, or lack thereof, to the Department. Outcomes to be collected include recidivism, school performance, family functioning, aggressive incidents, and other measures of functioning. Contracts will be awarded on an as needed basis.
Evaluation Criteria:
Interested individuals and/or firms should document in their responses, in addition to the below qualifications:
• Formal training in the designated program and/or service or plans to receive formal training prior to contract execution.
• Supervision in the administration of the program and/or service.
• Ability to maintain program fidelity throughout the course of service provision.
The following criteria will be used to measure proposal qualifications:
1. Demonstrated ability to provide evidence-based programs, which includes
completion of training, certification, and adherence to program fidelity of evidence-
based programs targeted to the specific needs of at-risk youth and/or their families. (40 points)
2. Rationale for using evidence-based practice(s) and target population.
Individuals/Firms shall be evaluated on ability to identify target population(s) for
proposed program(s), ability to identify and address criminogenic risk/protective
factors in proposed program(s), programs/modalities to be used (including
certifications achieved and training completed), ability to identify and provide
standardized, validated and reliable screening/assessment tools, and plans to
maintain program fidelity. (20 points)
3. Demonstrated ability to collect, measure, and provide outcomes on a quarterly basis.
Programs will be evaluated on their ability to measure the desired outputs and outcomes. (20 points)
4. Professional experience of management staff and agency in providing similar
services. (20 points)
A license in at least one of the below categories is required to perform the aforementioned services:
• Licensed Professional Counselor
• Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
• Licensed Clinical Social Worker
• Licensed Addiction Counselor
• Licensed Clinical Psychologist or Board-Certified Child Psychiatrist
Submittal Requirements:
A. Statement of Qualifications - General Professional Services Questionnaire
1. All firms must submit a Statement of Qualifications - General Professional Services
Questionnaire and must identify all sub-consultant individuals/firms (for which they expect to use to provide professional services) on said questionnaire.
2. All firms must also submit a Statement of Qualifications - General Professional
Services Questionnaire for each sub-consultant individual/firm (for which they expect to use to provide professional services).
(Refer to Jefferson Parish Code Ordinance, Section 2-928).
The Statement of Qualifications – General Professional Services Questionnaire can be obtained by contacting the Jefferson Parish Purchasing Department at (504) 364-2678 or via the Jefferson Parish website at www.jeffparish.net.
B. License Requirements
1. All firms must submit license information as indicated above for firm.
2. All firms must submit license information as indicated above for each sub-consultant
individual/firm.
Submissions:
• The deadline for submittal is May 31, 2024 at 3:30 P.M.
• No SOQ submittals will be accepted after the deadline.
• Submissions will only be accepted electronically via the Jefferson Parish’s e-Procurement system, Central Bidding. Central Bidding can be accessed by visiting either www.jeffparishbids.net or www.centralauctionhouse.com.
• All vendors are required to register with Central Bidding.
Jefferson Parish vendors are able to register for free by accessing the following link: www.centralauctionhouse.com/registration.php.
SOQ Affidavits are not required to be submitted with the Statement of Qualifications (General Professional Services Questionnaire) but shall be submitted prior to contract approval, including any sub-consultants.
Insurance Certificates are not required to be submitted with the Statement of Qualifications (General Professional Services Questionnaire) but shall be submitted prior to contract approval, including any sub-consultants.
Disputes/protests relating to the decisions by the evaluation committee or by the Jefferson Parish Council shall be brought before the 24th Judicial Court.
ADV: The New Orleans Advocate: May 1, 8 and 15, 2024

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Federici on 02-May-2024 9:43:53 AM CDT
How do I get all the forms?
DABRAHAM on 02-May-2024 1:31:35 PM CDT
Please fill out the General Professional Services Questionnaire based on the Information from the Public Notice. That is all the documents that pertain to this request.
Federici on 07-May-2024 9:57:49 AM CDT
Where do I submit this application in person?
Federici on 07-May-2024 9:59:50 AM CDT
Where d I submit the app in person?
Federici on 07-May-2024 10:13:33 AM CDT
Where do I submit this application in person?
DABRAHAM on 07-May-2024 10:16:31 AM CDT
All submittals need to be submitted through Central Bidding.
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