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Cooperative Agreement - Evidence Based Decision Making in State and Local Criminal Justice Systems: Implementation Strategy for Sustainability and Scaling Up

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Jul 2018

The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) is seeking applications for funding under the Fiscal Year (FY) 2018. to build the capacity of Evidence Based Decision Making implementation teams and develop a strategy for scaling up practice to additional counties within the states of Indiana and Wisconsin.

Goals, Objectives, and Deliverables
 
Goal 1: Research and develop a strategy, based on implementation science , that will outline the steps for the Indiana and Wisconsin State teams to expand the number of counties that are utilizing the EBDM principles for planning and implementing criminal justice policy and practice.
 
Goal 2: Support the EBDM implementation teams at the state and local level in the State of Indiana to move from initial implementation to full implementation of their change targets
 
Goal 3: Support the EBDM implementation teams at the state and local level in the State of Wisconsin to move from initial implementation to full implementation of their change targets
 
Goal 4: Provide guidance to the Indiana and Wisconsin state team in utilizing the newly developed strategy for scaling up EBDM practices to additional counties
 
Deliverables. In addition to the strategy and content of the program design, the successful applicant must complete the following deliverables during the project period. The program narrative should reflect how the applicant will accomplish these activities.
 
The anticipated deliverables for this project are:
  1. Develop and deliver a technical assistance and training plan for the State and local EBDM teams of Indiana to include, onsite, offsite coaching, and web-ex technology, to move teams from initial implementation to full implementation;
  2. Develop and deliver a technical assistance and training plan for the State and local EBDM teams of Wisconsin to include, onsite, offsite coaching, and web-ex technology, to move teams from initial implementation to full implementation;
  3. Develop a written document, that is print ready including 508 compliance, that is a guide, that will outline the steps for the Indiana and Wisconsin State teams to expand the number of counties that are utilizing the EBDM principles for planning and implementing criminal justice policy and practice;
  4. Develop and deliver a technical assistance and training plan to the Indiana and Wisconsin state team to guide the implementation newly developed strategy for scaling up EBDM practices to additional counties within Indiana and Wisconsin;
  5. Develop conference workshop materials, submit a proposal to a national conference, and present findings to a criminal justice training conference that is identified by NIC;
  6. The Vendor shall provide all electronic and hard copy files, resources, materials, etc. that were created as a result of this cooperative agreement at its conclusion.

DEADLINE: Applications must be received before midnight (ET) on September 1, 2018.

Please note effective July 1, 2013 the Central Contractor Registration (CCR) was merged to the System for Award Management (SAM).  The SAM registry and Frequently Asked Questions can be reached at http://www.sam.gov.  Please note that the registration process can take up to 1-3 weeks, so please plan accordingly.