To support Council on Criminal Justice and Behavioral Health (CCJBH) efforts in the area of juvenile justice realignment, the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR)/California Correctional Health Care Services has released RFP #SD20-00107, inviting proposals from qualified contractors to develop a compendium that compiles current, relevant information regarding the established evidence-based and emerging practices and programs designed to serve youth who have traditionally been remanded to the CDCR Division of Juvenile Justice, but who, as of July 1, 2021, remain at the county level under the jurisdiction of county probation as a result of Senate Bill 823.
Based on the information in this compendium, the Contractor shall establish a detailed toolkit that counties may use to develop the necessary infrastructure and capacity to provide treatment for behavioral (e.g.; anger management, sexually abusive behavior/have a sustained sex offense) and/or behavioral health condition (i.e., mental health, trauma and/or substance use disorder), as well as interventions to address criminogenic risk and needs. The Contractor shall provide a detailed plan that counties may use to secure the relevant training and technical assistance.
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