National Institute of Corrections June 2013 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Solicitation for a Cooperative Agreement-Corrections-Specific Resources for Extended Stakeholder Audiences
Document Number: 2013-13952
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-06-12
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 no later than September 15, 2013. Work under this cooperative agreement will involve the development of a series of resources dedicated to addressing the corrections-specific frequently asked questions of its extended stakeholder audiences, including family and community-based constituency groups. Sample content may include original feature writing, creation of fact sheets, audio podcasts, videos, and/or photography. This project will be a collaborative venture with the NIC Research and Information Services Division. NIC Opportunity Number: 13RE3. This number should appear in the reference line in your cover letter, on Standard Form 424 in section 11 with the title of your proposal, and in the right justified header of your proposal. Number of Awards and Funds Available: Under this solicitation, one or more awards will be made. The total amount of funds available under this solicitation is $50,000.00. Applications: All applicants must be submitted electronically via https://www.grants.gov. Hand delivered, mailed, faxed, or emailed applications will not be accepted.
Solicitation for a Cooperative Agreement-Gender-Informed Research (Women): Enhanced Approaches to Project Development
Document Number: 2013-13950
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-06-12
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 with NIC for an 18-month period to begin no later than September 15, 2013. Work under this cooperative agreement will involve convening a working group with the purpose of identifying key areas of gender-informed knowledge specific to women that will both inform a future research agenda and define a project that would further incorporate these keys areas into NIC initiatives and provide further guidance for policymakers and practitioners in their management of this population. The audience for this project is quite broad, representing all aspects of corrections (jails, prisons, and community corrections), the research and academic community, other Federal agencies, state and local entities and other related stakeholders that have an interest in this population. The deliverables from this solicitation will be based on research and theory and are meant to provide a medium to inform NIC initiatives as well as more generally the corrections field, with the goal of improved system and individual outcomes. This project will be a collaborative venture with the NIC Community Services Division. NIC Opportunity Number: 13CS12 This number should appear in the reference line in your cover letter, on Standard Form 424 in section 11 with the title of your proposal, and in the right justified header of your proposal. Number of Awards and Funds Available: Under this solicitation, 1 (one) Award will be made. The total amount of funds available under this solicitation is $65,000.00. Applications: All applicants must be submitted electronically via https://www.grants.gov. Hand delivered, mailed, faxed, or emailed applications will not be accepted.
Solicitation for a Cooperative Agreement-Employment Retention Inventory Validation
Document Number: 2013-13949
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-06-12
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 24-month period to begin no later than September 15, 2013. Work under this cooperative agreement will involve the evaluation of the Employment Retention Inventory (ERI), which supports the case management efforts of workforce development practitioners. Specifically, the goal of this project is to determine whether the ERI effectively identifies the precursors, obstacles, and personality traits that influence an offender's separation from the workforce. In addition, this project will explore the relationship between offender employment retention and recidivism. The major deliverables of this project include (1) the use of a system to capture and evaluate data and (2) a written report that summarizes project findings, recommendations, and potential next steps. This project will be a collaborative venture with the NIC Community Services Division. NIC Opportunity Number: 13CS11. This number should appear in the reference line in your cover letter, on Standard Form 424 in section 11 with the title of your proposal, and in the right justified header of your proposal. Number of Awards and Funds Available: Under this solicitation, one (1) award will be made. The total amount of funds available under this solicitation is $150,000.00. Applications: All applicants must be submitted electronically via https://www.grants.gov. Hand delivered, mailed, faxed, or emailed applications will not be accepted.
Solicitation for a Cooperative Agreement-IBM Instructional Guide and Assessment Tool Development
Document Number: 2013-13948
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-06-12
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 15, 2013. Work under this cooperative agreement will involve the development of an instructional guide and assessment tool(s) that will help jail practitioners improve their assessment of inmate needs and management of inmate behavior. Needs are defined as the physical or psychological requirement for well-being. Inmates have a variety of needs that should be identified and managed during their stay in jail. This project will be a collaborative venture with the NIC Jails Division. NIC Opportunity Number: 13JD04. This number should appear in the reference line in your cover letter, on Standard Form 424 in section 11 with the title of your proposal, and in the right justified header of your proposal. Number of Awards and Funds Available: Under this solicitation, one award will be made. The total amount of funds available under this solicitation is $30,000.00. Funds awarded under this solicitation may only be used for activities directly related to the project as described herein unless otherwise amended in writing by NIC. Applications: All applicants must be submitted electronically via https://www.grants.gov. Hand delivered, mailed, faxed, or emailed applications will not be accepted.
Solicitation for a Cooperative Agreement-Curriculum Development: Planning and Implementing Effective Mental Health Services in Jails
Document Number: 2013-13945
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-06-12
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 no later than September 15, 2013. Work under this cooperative agreement will involve developing curriculum, based on the Instructional Theory Into Practice (ITIP) model, to train participants in the purpose, functions, and operational complexities surrounding the housing and treatment issues of inmates exhibiting signs and symptoms of mental illness. The awardee will produce a program description (overview), detailed narrative lesson plans, a participant manual that follows the lesson plans, and presentation slides for each lesson plan. A qualified awardee will have expertise in developing effective mental health treatment inside of jails and extensive experience in working with local jails on issues related to inmate mental health treatment. This project will be a collaborative venture with the NIC Jails Division. NIC Opportunity Number: 13JD02. This number should appear in the reference line in your cover letter, on Standard Form 424 in section 11 with the title of your proposal, and in the right justified header of your proposal. Number of Awards and Funds Available: Under this solicitation, one award will be made. The total amount of funds available under this solicitation is $120,000.00. Funds awarded under this solicitation may only be used for activities directly related to the project as described herein unless otherwise amended in writing by NIC. Applications: All applicants must be submitted electronically via https://www.grants.gov. Hand delivered, mailed, faxed, or emailed applications will not be accepted.