Request for Proposals - Trauma Counseling Services/Program
Company: American Civil Liberties Union of Virginia (ACLU-V
Location: New York
Posted on: June 25, 2022
Request for Proposals - Trauma Counseling Services/Program The
American Civil Liberties Union of Virginia (ACLU-VA) is requesting
proposals from interested parties to provide workplace counseling
and trauma services for our staff due to the nature of the work
that we do across the state of Virginia. ACLU-VA is interested in
building a long-term relationship with a provider who can continue
to build on this program over multiple years. ACLU- VA is an
integrated advocacy organization whose mission is to protect the
civil liberties and civil rights of the residents of Virginia
focused on racial and social justice. The ACLU of Virginia
currently has 23 full-time employees and will continue to grow
within the next six to nine months. We are inviting the submission
of proposals from qualified providers to us by July 12, 2022, for
consideration. Please indicate your intent to submit a proposal via
email to email@example.com by June 27, 2022.
Scope of Work Conduct discovery meetings with the Chief Equity
Officer and the Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging team
and staff to develop a customized trauma/coping counseling program
for employees in the workplace.
Develop a curriculum for group workshops focused on workplace
trauma and overall mental health due to the nature of the ACLU
Provide individual group counseling for the ACLU of Virginia team
Facilitate Group Workshops on a schedule defined during program
Facilitate quarterly workshops in staff meetings on specified
Provide resources and tools for dealing with workplace trauma and
overall mental health
Conduct feedback surveys on an agreed-upon schedule. Suggest
modifications to the program as needed based on feedback.
Conduct periodic update meetings with stakeholders.
Provider Requirements and Responsibilities Requirements Licensed
Master's degree in counseling (preferred)
Certification in trauma counseling
At least 5 years of trauma counseling experience
Professional experience working with clients outside of the medical
Willing to work with the internal working group to help design a
customized program for the organization.
Willing to attend occasional staff meetings to discuss the program
Willing to meet remotely or conference call to discuss matters
Comfortable with public speaking as well as interpersonal
Strong understanding of chemical, physical, cognitive, behavioral
and spiritual effects of stress and trauma on individuals
advocating for racial and social justice.
Provide a written presentation or counseling program introduction
guide to ACLU-VA new employees during onboard briefings.
Presentations should include the program benefits, offerings, and
mental health awareness relating to workplace trauma, health vs
unhealthy coping mechanisms, and relationship management.
Conduct workshops for staff on a schedule to be determined during
Be available to ACLU-VA employees for a minimum of four hours per
Preferred to be available for short notice conversations or events
that require group debriefings. Short notice is defined as 48 to 72
hours of notice.
Maintain a high level of confidentiality.
Program Expected Fees Program development and maintenance time
includes all meetings with internal staff
Monthly counseling hours
Additional Individual employee sessions (as needed with written
Group counseling sessions/workshops
Survey and/or evaluation development and analysis
ACLU-VA requests the submitted price be locked in for 3 years (if
the proposer cannot meet this requirement, please list prices for 3
Your Response to This Request for Proposal In responding to this
request, please provide the following information: 1. Letter of
Intent, including experience with trauma services in a non-medical
organization, understanding of grief, coping, and resilience. 2.
Professional Resume and portfolio of experience in traumatic mental
health 3. Description of understanding and how you meet, exceed, or
do not meet each required item of the RFP sections 1 and 2. These
responses should be clearly typed out and labeled as to which
component of the RFP is being described. 4. Set forth your fee
proposal and ensure that the fee is sufficient to cover the work
that you expect to perform if you are awarded this engagement 5.
Listing of credentials and certifying agencies 6. Three Reference
Letters. ACLU-VA has the right to contact the individual or
organizations identified in these letters.
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