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Cooperative Agreement: Quarterly Publication of a “Corrections Mental Health Newsletter”
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The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) is soliciting proposals from organizations, groups or individuals to enter into a cooperative agreement for a twelve-month period to publish the “Corrections Mental Health Newsletter” quarterly and provide up-to-date information, news, research, relevant issues, highlighted training and programs, etc. to a correctional audience responsible for and interested in mental health issues in community corrections, prisons, and jails. It is expected that such a newsletter will be released in Fall/Winter 2011 and continue quarterly thereafter for the next fiscal year. The recipient of this award may be awarded a cooperative agreement for up to two successive years in 2012 and 2013 to continue the publication.The Corrections & Mental Health e-publication is budgeted at $32,000 annually.   

Required Expertise: The successful applicant will need skills, abilities, and knowledge in the following areas:

  1. knowledge of mental illness and behavioral health issues in jails, prisons and community corrections, or be able to access such knowledge and expertise
  2. knowledge and skill in designing, editing, and publishing an electronic newsletter
  3. knowledge and skills in soliciting content, articles, and features for inclusion in the newsletter
  4. project management experience
  5. effective written and oral communication skills

DEADLINE: Applications must be received by 2:00 p.m. EDT, Monday, August 29, 2011.



Posted Tue, Jul 26 2011 9:45 AM by Susan Powell


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