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Cooperative Agreement: Crisis Intervention Team Training Curriculum Enhancement
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The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) is seeking applications for funding under the Fiscal Year (FY) 2017. This cooperative agreement is for the solicitation of proposals to enter into a 12-month cooperative agreement to review and revise the existing 40-hour CIT classroom-based training program designed to be delivered to 30 participants.

Goals, Objectives, and Deliverables

The goal of this cooperative agreement will be to revise the curriculum for the CIT Training Program which trains jail systems and state departments of corrections staff. The successful applicant must be an expert in curriculum design who will work with the subject matter experts and peer reviewers identified by the NIC Project Manager.

The program’s objectives should include the following:

  1. Understand the tenets of CIT training based on the Memphis Model.
  2. Review and revise the existing CIT Training curriculum.
  3. Update the statistics in the current training.
  4. Develop additional CIT training curricula based on the outcome of the mock and pilot CIT training sessions.
  5. Develop a participant manual.
  6. Develop a facilitator manual.
  7. Develop a pre and posttest assessment that will assess participant learning.
  8. Develop publications and supplemental materials to undergird the revised CIT curriculum and training.

DEADLINE: Applications must be received before midnight (ET) on June 26, 2017.

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  Please note that the registration process can take up to 1-3 weeks, so please plan accordingly.

Posted Tue, Apr 25 2017 7:25 AM by Susan Powell


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