Specifications include, but are not limited to: Department Responsibilities:
The Department will provide the following:
Onsite audio-visual equipment, meeting (training) facilities, and transportation for attendees with disabilities as needed.
Submission to the Contractor, no less than fifteen (15) business days before training occurs, the expected number of participants.
Distribution of promotional information for each training that have been developed in collaboration with the Contractor.
The Contractor must:
Provide a Project Lead who will be the Department’s main point of contact to ensure consistent communication, adequate collaboration, and follow through on the deliverables of the contract. If a change in Project Lead occurs, the Department must be notified immediately.
Work with the Department when conducting the project activities and developing the deliverables.
Develop all training materials and curriculum to be used in the execution of this project. Submit training curriculum to the Department for review thirty (30) calendar days before training.
Be responsible for and provide all materials needed for training, including but not limited to: printing/copying, compiling and distributing training materials including trainer manuals, participant manuals, power points, additional handouts, etc.
Take photographs during face-to-face training as a record of training activities and provide photos to Department in post-training reports.
Comply with the rules, regulations, and policies as outlined by the Department.
Provide verification of professional credentials and training to the Department upon request.
Ensure their educators/trainers understand how to provide culturally competent services to diverse populations.
Additional Phases/Work Assignments
The Department may request that the Contractor provide additional services directly related to the contracted services such as providing technical support throughout the life of the contract on an as-needed basis. The Department will contact the Contractor if additional services are required. The Contractor must work with the Department to develop a work plan and budget based on the additional services.
(E) Person-Centered Thinking Training Curriculum Describe how you will meet the requirements outlined below.
The Contractor must:
Be responsible for selecting the topics that will be incorporated into the curriculum.
Prepare curriculum and training topics in a way that is understandable and relevant to each training audience and ensure understanding during training.
Incorporate actionable skills for trainees to practice by the end of each training session.
Ensure the curriculum is Idaho-specific and geared towards acknowledging the identified characteristics, barriers, and strategies as identified by the CNOW participants (1.2 Background Information of the RFP).
(E) Provide PCT Training to LOCAL IDAHO Stakeholder Audiences (Project Year 1) Describe how you will meet the requirements outlined below.
In the first year of the contract, the Contractor must prepare and present Person-Centered Thinking (PCT) training to:
Direct support professionals (DSP) as a two (2) day ‘bootcamp’ training. Four (4) trainings must occur in the Idaho Treasure Valley area between April 2020 and September 2020. The Contractor must travel throughout Idaho for sets of trainings in different locations as scheduled by mutual agreement and collaboration with the Department.
Individuals with disabilities and their family members. Four (4), one (1) day trainings must be scheduled in the Idaho Treasure Valley area in Summer/Fall 2020 and must be completed by September 25, 2020. The Contractor must travel throughout Idaho for sets of trainings in different locations as scheduled by mutual agreement and collaboration with the Department.
Training curriculum and promotional materials for individual with disabilities and family member training must be provided in Spanish (Mexican dialect) for at least one (1) training.
The Contractor must conduct training for Latinx population in a culturally appropriate way, ensuring that families feel welcome and are accommodated to participate fully.