1. The purpose of this Request for Proposals (RFP) is to solicit proposals from qualified proposers that provide an array of behavioral health services, including crisis intervention services following the Child and Adolescent Response Team (CART) model, Case Management, Functional Family Therapy, and Nurturing Parenting Program.
2. A contract is necessary to provide the requested array of services following the herein specified evidenced-based or best practice models. This project will serve Allen, Beauregard, Calcasieu, Cameron, and Jefferson Davis parishes. The contractor will offer these services for children/youth ages 3-18 years of age with emotional and behavioral disorders and their families. The goal of these services shall be to lessen or eliminate the debilitating symptoms of mental illness each individual client experiences; minimize or prevent recurrent acute episodes of the illness; meet basic needs and enhance quality of life; increase skills of the family, and meet goals identified by the treatment team.