Specifications include, but are not limited to: The Minnesota Department of Corrections (“DOC” or “State”) is requesting proposals from non-DOC affiliated
providers for counseling/psychotherapy services, pursuant to the DOC’s Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA)
Policy 202.057. These services will be offered specifically to offenders who may have been sexually
victimized by DOC staff persons, contractors, or volunteers, and whose cases have been substantiated. Policy
202.057 requires that the victims of such cases be offered counseling services and states that these services
may be offered by non-DOC counselors.