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Solicitation for a Cooperative Agreement-Curriculum Development for MET, ECCP, and ICMS Training Project
Document Number: 2012-6849
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-03-21
Agency: Department of Justice, National Institute of Corrections
The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) is soliciting proposals from organizations, groups, partnerships of organization and groups, or individuals to enter into a cooperative agreement for a 12- month project period to develop curricula, pilot them, and participate in the planning for the delivery of three closely related training programs. These training programs, together with other training components being developed separately, will ultimately be delivered at the beginning of 2013 as part of the training correctional staff and treatment providers will receive during the Second Chance Act/ Demonstration Field Experiment (SCA/DFE). This project is a joint effort being carried out by the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), the National Institute of Justice (NIJ), and NIC. To successfully integrate the entire project, these three programs will be developed together and piloted during the first 6 months of this award. Also during this six- month period and for the remainder of the project, the awardee will participate in the planning for the delivery of each training component to staff and treatment providers at the DFE sites. The three training curricula to be developed under this award are as follows:
Advisory Board Meeting
Document Number: 2012-5682
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-03-09
Agency: Department of Justice, National Institute of Corrections
Advisory Board Meeting
Document Number: 2012-5225
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-03-07
Agency: Department of Justice, National Institute of Corrections
Solicitation for a Cooperative Agreement-Curriculum Development: Thinking for a Change 3.1: Training for Facilitators
Document Number: 2012-1720
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-01-27
Agency: Department of Justice, National Institute of Corrections
The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) Academy Division is seeking applications for the development of a competency-based, blended modality training curriculum that will provide corrections professionals with the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to facilitate offender groups using the Thinking for a Change (T4C) 3.1 curriculum.
Solicitation for a Cooperative Agreement-Jail Resource Management: Review and Revision
Document Number: 2012-628
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-01-17
Agency: Department of Justice, National Institute of Corrections
The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) is seeking applications for the revision of its Jail Resource Management training program. The project will be for a 9-month period and will be carried out in conjunction with the NIC Jails Division. The awardee will work closely with NIC staff on all aspects of the project. To be considered, applicants must demonstrate, at a minimum, in-depth knowledge of (1) the purpose, functions, and operational complexities of local jails, (2) budget issues common in jails, (3) analysis of jail resource needs, (4) development and presentation of a budget request to appropriate governing bodies, (5) budget management, and (6) the resource constraints faced by many local governments and their jails. Also, the applicant must demonstrate expertise and experience in developing curricula based on adult learning principles, specifically the Instructional Theory into Practice (ITIP) model.
Solicitation for a Cooperative Agreement-Jail as Part of County Government: Review and Revision
Document Number: 2011-33114
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-12-27
Agency: Department of Justice, National Institute of Corrections
The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) Jails Division is seeking applications for the revision of its Jail as Part of County Government training program. The project will be for a 9-month period and will be completed with the NIC Jails Division. The awardee will work closely with NIC staff on all aspects of the project. To be considered, applicants must demonstrate, at a minimum, in-depth knowledge of: (1) The purpose, functions, and operational complexities of local jails, (2) liability issues common in jails, (3) the nature of the relationship between jail officials and their funding authorities, (4) the challenges inherent in the unique relationship between an elected sheriff and the local funding authority, (5) the resource constraints faced by many local governments and their jails, and (6) strategies for creating a productive working relationship between jail officials and their funding authority. Also, the applicant must demonstrate expertise and experience in developing curricula based on adult learning principles, specifically the Instructional Theory into Practice (ITIP) model.
Solicitation for a Cooperative Agreement: Strategic Essentials for the Advancement of Women Executives in Corrections
Document Number: 2011-32121
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-12-15
Agency: Department of Justice, National Institute of Corrections
The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) is soliciting proposals from organizations, groups, or individuals to enter into an 18-month cooperative agreement to provide for the revision of Strategic Development of the Executive Woman, and to plan and deliver the program in 2012. NIC continues to build upon the success of its women's-only programming, where gender barriers are eliminated and acceleration of learning is possible. The award recipient will become familiar with the work currently being done at NIC that provides for an understanding of the history and future development goals for this series. The award includes responsibility for the updated Instructional Theory into Practice (ITIP) formatted curriculum, and in collaboration with the NIC Research and Information Services Division, an evaluation of the initial program delivery using the NIC training evaluation protocol. This should represent a minimal cost to the award recipient. The project will also address strategies for additional learning and networking upon training completion.
Solicitation for a Cooperative Agreement-Production of Five Live Satellite/Internet Broadcasts
Document Number: 2011-28633
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-11-04
Agency: Department of Justice, National Institute of Corrections
The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) is soliciting proposals from organizations, groups, or individuals to enter into a cooperative agreement with NIC for up to twelve months to begin January 2012. Through this cooperative agreement, funds will be made available for the production of a minimum of five live satellite/Internet broadcasts. All of the proposed satellite/Internet programs are three- hour nationwide broadcasts. This agreement also includes the production of pre-recorded video clips and screen captures that will serve to enhance the instructional value of the broadcast or otherwise enhance the ``look and feel'' of visual materials, the set, or other items to be used during the broadcast.
Advisory Board Meeting
Document Number: 2011-27157
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-10-24
Agency: Department of Justice, National Institute of Corrections
Advisory Board Meeting
Document Number: 2011-25880
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-10-11
Agency: Department of Justice, National Institute of Corrections
Solicitation for a Cooperative Agreement-Management of Technical Assistance for Selected Sites in NIC's “Evidence-Based Decision Making in Local Criminal Justice Systems” Project
Document Number: 2011-20520
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-08-12
Agency: National Institute of Corrections, Department of Justice
The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) Community Services Division is soliciting proposals from organizations, groups, or individuals to enter into a cooperative agreement with NIC for up to twelve months beginning in September 2011. Work under this cooperative agreement is part of larger NIC project, ``Evidence-Based Decision Making (EBDM) in Local Criminal Justice Systems.'' Work under this cooperative agreement will be coordinated with recipients of other awards providing services under Phase III of this project. Specifically, under this cooperative agreement, the recipient will, (1) provide technical assistance to four Phase III ``Tier II'' sites that have already been identified, and (2) provide ad hoc technical assistance to other non-EBDM sites to be determined together with the NIC staff.
Solicitation for a Cooperative Agreement: Curriculum Development for Women Offenders; Developing an Agency-Wide Approach
Document Number: 2011-19561
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-08-03
Agency: Department of Justice, National Institute of Corrections
The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) is seeking applications from organizations, groups or individuals to enter into a cooperative agreement for an 18-month period for the development and piloting of a curriculum specific to working with justice involved women. NIC has developed and delivered a number of training programs specific to management of women offenders. Each such program targets varied audiences and objectives, all with the common goal of improving justice system and individual outcomes for women offenders in the criminal justice system. Since the original ``Women Offenders: Developing an Agency-Wide Approach'' was delivered, significant findings specific to women have emerged, increasing our understanding of the risk, needs, and strengths of this population. This solicitation is for the development of a blended-learning curriculum that can be used to guide correctional leadership teams representing jails, prisons, and/or community corrections in planning an agency-wide process for the effective management of justice involved women. The curriculum will incorporate research-based information and will reflect adult learning theory using blended learning and Web-based technology.
Solicitation for a Cooperative Agreement-Two Hearings of the National Institute of Corrections Advisory Board
Document Number: 2011-19223
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-07-29
Agency: Department of Justice, National Institute of Corrections
The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) is soliciting proposals from organizations, groups, or individuals to enter into a cooperative agreement for a 12-month period to begin no later than September 1, 2011. Work under this cooperative agreement will involve organizing two hearings of the NIC Advisory Board. The hearings will assist the Board in providing directions to NIC and the corrections field on the subject of organizational culture (hearing 1) and cost containment (hearing 2). The first hearing will be held on November 2-3, 2011 in San Diego, California. The second hearing will be held in April or May 2012 in Aurora, Colorado (note that the site for hearing 2 will be the National Correctional Academy in Aurora, Colorado).
Solicitation for a Cooperative Agreement-Quarterly Publication of a “Corrections Mental Health Newsletter”
Document Number: 2011-18986
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-07-27
Agency: Department of Justice, National Institute of Corrections
The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) is soliciting proposals from organizations, groups or individuals to enter into a cooperative agreement for a twelve-month period to publish the ``Corrections Mental Health Newsletter'' quarterly and provide up-to- date information, news, research, relevant issues, highlighted training and programs, etc. to a correctional audience responsible for and interested in mental health issues in community corrections, prisons, and jails. It is expected that such a newsletter will be released in Fall/Winter 2011 and continue quarterly thereafter for the next fiscal year. The recipient of this award may be awarded a cooperative agreement for up to two successive years in 2012 and 2013 to continue the publication.
Solicitation for a Cooperative Agreement; Correctional Health Care Executive Curriculum Development
Document Number: 2011-18985
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-07-27
Agency: Department of Justice, National Institute of Corrections
The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) Administration Division is seeking applications for the development of a competency- based correctional health care executive curriculum to train two-person teams comprised of a Warden, Associate Warden, or Jail Administrator and a Health Services Administrator. This project will be for an eighteen-month period. NIC Administration Division staff will direct the project and will participate in curriculum design, lesson plan development, and the creation of related material.
Solicitation for a Cooperative Agreement-Training and Related Assistance for Indian Country Jails
Document Number: 2011-18614
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-07-25
Agency: Department of Justice, National Institute of Corrections
The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) Jails Division is
Solicitation for a Cooperative Agreement: Developing a Method for Conducting an Internal Evaluation of Gender-Informed Policy and Practice
Document Number: 2011-18409
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-07-21
Agency: Department of Justice, National Institute of Corrections
The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) is seeking applications from organizations, groups, or individuals to enter into a cooperative agreement for an 18-month period to develop and pilot a methodology for correctional organizations to conduct an internal evaluation of their current policy and practice for working with women offenders. This methodology must cover a broad range of domains, such as leadership, external collaboration, management and operations, sanctions, assessment and case planning, and programs and services. The methodology must be concise but informative enough to be used by an organization with an understanding of evidence-based practices that incorporate gender-informed research and information. Additional consideration may be given to an applicant who can incorporate into the methodology those elements applicable to institutional and community corrections environments. The methodology should also include supplemental information that addresses an organization's readiness for change and a template that will help organizations initiate an internal strategic planning process. This award will also cover the piloting of the methodology, which should include both onsite work and use of Web- based technology, post-pilot revisions to the methodology based on feedback, and a design for conducting a process evaluation to measure the efficacy of the methodology. The goal of this solicitation is to create and provide a methodology for organizations to (1) Conduct an abbreviated internal evaluation of their policies and practices specific to women and (2) begin to plan strategically to initiate the type of change required within their agency to reach their desired objectives. Information gathered by organizations using this methodology could also form the basis for resource requests from funding entities, formulation of technical assistance requests to external sources, and a vehicle to advance internal quality assurance. The awardee will work closely with designated NIC staff on all aspects of the project to ensure understanding of and agreement on the scope of work to be performed, and to work with other identified experts as well who are recognized for their expertise and practical experience in working with justice- involved women. To be considered, applicants must demonstrate, at a minimum: In- depth knowledge of research and practice regarding gender-informed (women) and evidence-based practices, organizational readiness, strategic planning, and process evaluation; In-depth knowledge of the practices, programs, and complexities specific to the operation of women's correctional facilities and awareness of the issues relevant to women on community release and under supervision; In-depth knowledge about the risks, needs, strengths, and capacity for resiliency with justice-involved women; Specific examples of expertise in directing project design and implementation; Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with other experts in the field of gender-informed practices; Ability and capacity to conduct Web-based events.
Solicitation for a Cooperative Agreement-Evaluating Early Access to Medicaid as a Reentry Strategy
Document Number: 2011-16844
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-07-06
Agency: Department of Justice, National Institute of Corrections
The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) Administration Division is seeking applications for the development, implementation, and evaluation of a project to assess the effects of access to Medicaid at the time of release from incarceration on reentry outcomes, including health care utilization, employment success, and recidivism. The recipient of the award will work in a partnership with the selected state's prisons, jails, and Medicaid agency to implement and evaluate the project. This project will be conducted over a 36-month period. This cooperative agreement is a collaborative project between the National Institute of Corrections and the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE), U.S. Department of Health of Human Services (HHS). To be considered, applicants must demonstrate at a minimum (1) In- depth knowledge of the criminal justice and healthcare fields, (2) experience working with local jails, state prisons, and state Medicaid agencies, (3) the capacity to engage local jails, state prisons, and state Medicaid agencies participation in this project, and (4) the experience and organizational capacity to carry out the goals of this project.
New Jail Planning Initiative; Review and Revision
Document Number: 2011-14050
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-08
Agency: Department of Justice, National Institute of Corrections
Solicitation for a Cooperative Agreement: Document-Tools for Implementing Inmate Behavior Management; Setting Measurable Goals
Document Number: 2011-14048
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-08
Agency: Department of Justice, National Institute of Corrections
The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) Jails Division is seeking applications for the development of a written guide on how to set measurable goals to ensure success in implementing the six elements of inmate behavior management (IBM), as defined by NIC. This document will be written in the context of inmate behavior management, which is described under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION below. This project will be for an 18-month period and will be carried out in conjunction with the NIC Jails Division. The awardee will work closely with NIC staff on all aspects of the project. To be considered, applicants must demonstrate, at a minimum: (1) In-depth knowledge of the purpose, functions, and operational complexities of local jails, (2) awareness of the diversity among local jails in terms of size, resources, and levels of sophistication, (3) in-depth knowledge of the six elements of inmate behavior management, as defined by NIC, (4) expertise in defining and measuring goals within the context of inmate behavior management, and (5) ability to develop and write documents for publication.
Solicitation for a Cooperative Agreement: Document-Tools in Assessing Inmates' Risks & Needs: The Assessment Interview
Document Number: 2011-13394
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-05-31
Agency: Department of Justice, National Institute of Corrections
The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) Jails Division is seeking applications for the development of a written guide on how to use interviews to determine inmate risks and needs within the jail environment more accurately. This document will be written in the context of inmate behavior management, which is described under Supplementary Information below. This project will be for an 18-month period and will be carried out in conjunction with the NIC Jails Division. The awardee will work closely with NIC staff on all aspects of the project. To be considered, applicants must demonstrate, at a minimum: (1) In-depth knowledge of the purpose, functions, and operational complexities of local jails, (2) awareness of the diversity among local jails in terms of size, resources, and levels of sophistication, (3) in-depth knowledge of the six elements of inmate behavior management, as defined by NIC, and (4) ability to develop and write documents for publication.
Advisory Board Meeting
Document Number: 2011-12818
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-05-26
Agency: Department of Justice, National Institute of Corrections
Solicitation for a Cooperative Agreement-New Jail Planning Initiative: Review and Revision
Document Number: 2011-12455
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-05-20
Agency: Department of Justice, National Institute of Corrections
The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) Jails Division is seeking applications for the revision of its services related to new jail planning. The project will be for an 18-month period and will be carried out in conjunction with the NIC Jails Division. The awardee will work closely with NIC staff on all aspects of the project. To be considered, applicants must demonstrate, at a minimum: (1) In-depth knowledge of the purpose, functions, and operational complexities of local jails, (2) extensive experience in the roles of architect and planner in the new-jail planning process, as taught by NIC (see Supplementary Information), and (3) expertise and experience in developing curricula based on adult learning principles, specifically the Instructional Theory Into Practice (ITIP) model.
Advisory Board Meeting
Document Number: 2011-3097
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-02-14
Agency: Department of Justice, National Institute of Corrections
Solicitation for a Cooperative Agreement-State Jail Inspector: Training Curriculum Revision and Update
Document Number: 2011-2322
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-02-03
Agency: Department of Justice, National Institute of Corrections
The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) Jails Division is seeking applications for the revision and update of its curriculum for State jail inspector training. The project will be for a 12-month period and will be completed in conjunction with the NIC Jails Division. The awardee will work closely with NIC staff on all aspects of the project. To be considered, applicants must demonstrate, at a minimum, (1) in-depth knowledge of the variety, scope, legal standing, and application of State jail inspections, (2) experience working with the nation's State jail inspectors, (3) experience in conducting jail inspections, and (4) expertise and experience in developing curriculums based on adult learning principles as reflected in the Instructional Theory into Practice (ITIP) model.
Solicitation for a Cooperative Agreement-Production of Seven Live Satellite/Internet Broadcasts
Document Number: 2010-29379
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-11-22
Agency: Department of Justice, National Institute of Corrections
The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) announces the availability of funds in fiscal year 2011 for a cooperative agreement to fund the production of seven live satellite/Internet broadcasts. All of the proposed satellite/Internet programs are three-hour nationwide broadcasts. This agreement also includes the production of twelve to fifteen short video vignettes (less than 5 minutes each) to support the content of the satellite/Internet broadcasts or to be used by NIC to enhance other training projects.
Advisory Board Meeting
Document Number: 2010-24854
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-10-06
Agency: Department of Justice, National Institute of Corrections
Solicitation for a Cooperative Agreement-Curriculum Development: Implementing and Sustaining an Evidence-Based Risk Reduction Approach for First- and Mid-Level Supervisors in Corrections Settings
Document Number: 2010-21221
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-26
Agency: Department of Justice, National Institute of Corrections
The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) is seeking applications for the development of a competency-based, blended modality training curriculum that will provide corrections supervisors and managers with the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to model, coach, implement, and oversee an evidence-based risk reduction approach in correctional settings.
Solicitation for a Cooperative Agreement-NIC Cost Containment Online Resource Center Project
Document Number: 2010-19641
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-10
Agency: Department of Justice, National Institute of Corrections
The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) is soliciting proposals from organizations, groups, or individuals to enter into a cooperative agreement for an 18-month project period. The goal of this agreement is the development of a cost containment online resource center. The NIC Cost Containment Online Resource Center (CCORC) will be housed on the NIC Web site and contain materials to assist corrections practitioners with developing and implementing systems-level cost containment strategies. The CCORC will serve as a forum for information exchange and a repository for current, practical evidence-based information about cost containment. The project's four tasks are to (1) compile a guide providing a detailed review of existing evidence-based models, including their strengths, weaknesses, and applicability to correctional agencies, for managing cost containment interventions at the systems level; (2) gather supplemental materials designed to provide concrete and practical strategies for planning, implementing, and sustaining cost containment interventions (The intent is to combine packaged materials with ``off-the-shelf'' modules that agencies can use to develop workable solutions.); (3) work with the NIC Information Center's Contracting Officer's Technical Representative(COTR), NIC's intermediary with the Information Center, to develop the online site; and (4) coordinate two meetings of a review panel to advise the project early in the development of its products and near the end to evaluate their utility for the corrections field. All expenses for these meetings will be provided out of the funding awarded under this agreement. The two meetings are expected to last one and a half days for up to 10 participants. With the assistance of the recipient, NIC will identify the participants for each meeting. The recipient of this award will assist NIC in locating an appropriate venue and coordinating local arrangements at the site, including meeting rooms and food and beverage services. The recipient will also assist participants in arranging travel and lodging and in reimbursing costs in conformity with Federal guidelines.
Solicitation for a Cooperative Agreement: Strategies for Women Executives in Corrections
Document Number: 2010-18962
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-03
Agency: Department of Justice, National Institute of Corrections
The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) is soliciting proposals from organizations, groups, or individuals to enter into an 18-month cooperative agreement to update its 36-hour Executive Leadership for Women in Corrections program, newly titled Strategic Development of the Executive Woman. The award recipient will update the current training and ensure it supports the learning process, leadership styles, and required competencies for executive women in corrections. The award includes responsibility for the updated Instructional Theory into Practice (ITIP) formatted curriculum, the contracting and training of NIC-approved faculty, and the administration of participant expenses, including the dispersal of program acceptance letters, coordination of registration, lodging, meals, and transportation. The recipient will also be responsible for conducting, in collaboration with the NIC Research and Evaluation Division, an evaluation of the initial program delivery using the NIC training evaluation protocol. This should represent a minimal cost to
Solicitation for a Cooperative Agreement: Guidebook for Building High Performance Correctional Organizations
Document Number: 2010-17487
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-19
Agency: Department of Justice, National Institute of Corrections
The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) is soliciting proposals from organizations, groups, or individuals to enter into a cooperative agreement for an eight-month period to begin in September 2010. Work under this agreement will continue NIC's High Performance Correctional Organizations Project that has been developed over the past four years. This project will consolidate the work into a guidebook to be placed in the public domain for use by correctional administrators.
Solicitation for a Cooperative Agreement: The Norval Morris Project Implementation Phase
Document Number: 2010-16428
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-07
Agency: Department of Justice, National Institute of Corrections
The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) is soliciting proposals from organizations, groups, or individuals to enter into a cooperative agreement for an 18-month period to begin in September 2010. Work under this agreement will continue NIC's Norval Morris Project by selecting two sites and testing implementation of the concepts and strategies that have been developed over the last four years. The Norval Morris Project is designed to develop models and execute strategies for expediting the application of research-based
Solicitation for a Cooperative Agreement: Meetings of the Institutional Corrections Research Network and Two Subject Matter Experts Meetings on Correctional Research
Document Number: 2010-15288
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-06-28
Agency: Department of Justice, National Institute of Corrections
The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) is soliciting proposals from organizations, groups, or individuals to enter into a cooperative agreement for an 18-month period to begin in September 2010. Work under this cooperative agreement will involve organizing four meetingstwo annual meetings of the Institutional Corrections Research Network (ICRN) and two other meetings, one focusing on the research needs of jails and the other on a combined research agenda for prisons, jails, and community corrections.
Solicitation for a Cooperative Agreement-Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Intersex Guidance Project
Document Number: 2010-11661
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-17
Agency: Department of Justice, National Institute of Corrections
The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) is soliciting proposals from organizations, groups, or individuals to enter into a cooperative agreement for a 12-month project period. Work under this agreement will result in a policy guide for corrections practitioners charged with the care and custody of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI) offenders. In addition to providing guidance in selected operational areas (see Goal 2 and Supplementary Information), the guide will provide: (1) A brief summary of the relevant case law, (2) a description of current terms and definitions relevant to the LGBTI population, including an acknowledgment that these terms evolve and change over time, and (3) a list of topics that
Solicitation for a Cooperative Agreement-Evaluation of Technical Assistance for Evidence-Based Decisionmaking in Local Criminal Justice Systems
Document Number: 2010-9448
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-23
Agency: Department of Justice, National Institute of Corrections
The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) is soliciting proposals to enter into a cooperative agreement for a 20-month project to begin in June 2010. Work under this cooperative agreement will involve documenting the technical assistance (TA) provided to up to six sites selected as grantees under Phase II of the Evidence-Based Decisionmaking in Local Criminal Justice Systems project. The purpose of the evaluation is to assess the quality of the services provided to the sites and to document the degree to which the technical assistance services affected the sites' preparation to implement the Evidence- Based Decisionmaking Framework (the Framework).
Solicitation for a Cooperative Agreement: Development of Two Documents-Inmate Behavior Management: A Guide to Meeting Inmates' Basic Needs and-Inmate Behavior Management: A Guide to Defining and Conveying Expectations for Inmates
Document Number: 2010-9102
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-21
Agency: Department of Justice, National Institute of Corrections
The National Institute of Corrections, Jails Division, is seeking applications for the development of two documents that provide jail practitioners with a guide on (1) meeting inmates' basic needs and (2) defining and conveying expectations for inmates as part of an overall strategy to manage inmate behavior.
Solicitations for Cooperative Agreements
Document Number: 2010-6812
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-03-26
Agency: Department of Justice, National Institute of Corrections
Solicitation for a Cooperative Agreement-Training for Executive Excellence: The Role of the Correctional CEO Curriculum Development
Document Number: 2010-5237
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-03-11
Agency: Department of Justice, National Institute of Corrections
The National Institute of Corrections' (NIC), Academy Division is seeking applications for the development of a competency based, blended modality training curriculum that will provide correctional executives with the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to become more self-aware, ethical and value based, a strategic thinker, more organizationally influential, collaborative, team oriented, capable of setting effective organizational priorities, identifying a strategic vision and mission, and creating collaborative partnerships in the external environment.
Solicitation for a Cooperative Agreement-Training for Executive Excellence: Leadership Style and Instrumentation Curriculum Development
Document Number: 2010-5236
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-03-11
Agency: Department of Justice, National Institute of Corrections
The National Institute of Corrections' (NIC), Academy Division is seeking applications for the development of a competency based, blended modality training curriculum that will provide correctional executives with the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to become more self-aware, ethical and value based, a strategic thinker, more organizationally influential, collaborative, team oriented, capable of setting effective organizational priorities, identifying a strategic vision and mission, and creating collaborative partnerships in the external environment.
Solicitation for a Cooperative Agreement-Curriculum Development: Training for Correctional Industries Directors
Document Number: 2010-505
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-01-13
Agency: Department of Justice, National Institute of Corrections
The National Institute of Corrections' (NIC) Transition and Offender Workforce Development (T/OWD) and Academy Divisions are seeking applications for the development of a competency based, blended modality training curriculum that will provide Correctional Industries Directors with the knowledge, skills and abilities needed to set organizational priorities, identify strategic objectives, create measurable goals, establish collaborative partnerships, utilize current labor market information, and provide specialized services and programming that support the offenders' long term attachment to the labor force.
Solicitation for a Cooperative Agreement: Document Development-Working With Mental Illness in Corrections: A Framework, Strategies and Best Practices
Document Number: E9-29958
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-16
Agency: Department of Justice, National Institute of Corrections
The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) is soliciting proposals from organizations, groups or individuals to enter into a cooperative agreement for the development of a document to provide correctional administrators and practitioners in jails, prisons and community corrections a framework/model and guide to implement best strategies and practices to work with offenders diagnosed with mental illness or demonstrate mental health problems.
Solicitation for a Cooperative Agreement-The Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) Technical Assistance Project
Document Number: E9-29011
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-04
Agency: Department of Justice, National Institute of Corrections
The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) is soliciting proposals from organizations, groups, or individuals to enter into a cooperative agreement for a 12-month period to begin in February 2010. Section 5 of the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) requires NIC to provide ``training and education programs for Federal, State, and local authorities responsible for the prevention, investigation, and punishment of instances of prison rape.'' NIC's technical assistance program is used to provide much of this training and education. Work under this cooperative agreement award will continue the technical assistance component of NIC's PREA Initiative.
Solicitation for a Cooperative Agreement: Employment Retention
Document Number: E9-29008
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-04
Agency: Department of Justice, National Institute of Corrections
The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) is soliciting proposals from organizations, groups, or individuals who would like to enter into an eighteen-month cooperative agreement to develop a competency-based curriculum to train Employment Retention Specialists,
Solicitation for a Cooperative Agreement: Quarterly Publication of a “Corrections Mental Health Newsletter”
Document Number: E9-29004
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-04
Agency: Department of Justice, National Institute of Corrections
The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) is soliciting proposals from organizations, groups or individuals to enter into a cooperative agreement for a twelve-month period to publish a ``Corrections Mental Health Newsletter'' on a quarterly basis providing up-to-date information, news, research, relevant issues, highlighted training and programs, etc. to a correctional audience responsible for, and interested in mental health issues in community corrections, prisons and jails. It is expected that such a newsletter will be published quarterly with the first publication anticipated to be released in February/March 2010 and continue quarterly thereafter for the calendar year. The recipient of this award may be awarded a cooperative agreement for up to two successive years in 2011 and 2012 to continue the publication.
Solicitation for a Cooperative Agreement-Production of Four Satellite/Internet Broadcasts and Produce Three Stand-Alone DVDs
Document Number: E9-26293
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-11-02
Agency: Department of Justice, National Institute of Corrections
The Department of Justice (DOJ), National Institute of Corrections (NIC) announces the availability of funds in FY 2010 for a cooperative agreement to fund the production of four satellite/internet broadcasts and produce three DVDs. Three of the proposed satellite programs are nationwide satellite/internet broadcasts (three hours each). One of the programs is eight-hours in length and will be a live broadcast for trainers and facilitators on ``How to Use the Developed DVD.''
Solicitation for a Cooperative Agreement: A “Systems Approach” for Workforce Performance-Curriculum Development
Document Number: E9-25960
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-10-28
Agency: Department of Justice, National Institute of Corrections
The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) is soliciting proposals from organizations, groups or individuals to enter into a cooperative agreement to develop and field test a 36-hour curriculum to train a multi-disciplinary staff in state correctional agencies and prison systems. The time of the cooperative agreement is for a twelve month period. Two training pilots at sites selected by NIC will be completed no later than September 30, 2010, with a final curriculum delivered to NIC no later than December 30, 2010.
Solicitation for a Cooperative Agreement: Subject Matter Experts Meetings on Organizational Culture and Performance
Document Number: E9-16744
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-15
Agency: Department of Justice, National Institute of Corrections
The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) is soliciting proposals from organizations, groups, or individuals to enter into a cooperative agreement for a 12-month period to begin in September, 2009. Work under this cooperative agreement will involve organizing up to four meetings of subject matter experts to assist NIC and the corrections field in ongoing work in the area of organizational culture and performance. Likely topics for the meetings include improving methods for evaluating organizational culture assessments using focus groups, the use of staff surveys in correctional agencies, culture change in correctional systems, and culture assessment and change in community corrections agencies.
Solicitation for a Cooperative Agreement-The Instructional Theory Into Practice (ITIP) Guidance Tools Project
Document Number: E9-15883
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-07
Agency: Department of Justice, National Institute of Corrections
The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) is soliciting proposals from organizations, groups, or individuals to enter into a cooperative agreement for a nine month project period. Work under this agreement will result in a ``tool kit'' to aid those charged with assessing the quality of lesson plans to include performance objectives, content delivery strategies, training activities, and supplemental materials. The tool kit will be framed around the Instructional Theory Into Practice model. In addition to providing assessment guidance, the tool kit will provide a brief history of the model, a description of the relevant research, a glossary, and a list of relevant references and websites.