Competitive Bid Proposal
Dialectical Behavior Therapy Consultant Services
Consultants wanted for Ancora Psychiatric Hospital, Trenton Psychiatric Hospital & Greystone Park Psychiatric Hospitals to implement a DBT approach to building adaptive life skills in intellectually and developmentally disabled patients in a multidisciplinary mental health setting serving a diverse adult population.
A consultant would provide services to include:
Training Group Facilitators to deliver Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) Skills Training Groups (onsite 2 hours bi-weekly). Program Development for DBT (via telephone meetings, e-mail exchange of documents, and onsite meetings as needed). Provide ongoing consultation to DBT Individual Therapists (1 hr. bi-weekly). Provide monitoring, education, and support of DBT Consultation Team (1.5 hrs. bi-weekly). Ongoing modeling and training for staff on egregious behavior protocol (as needed) – total 4.5 weekly.
Psychology Department Initiative:
Provide Training on Initial Model for Case Formulation to be used in Case Conferences (1 Day – 1 Time Training). Facilitate Case Consultations for two teams: Clinicians working with admissions/high functioning, forensic patients, and Clinicians working with geriatric/cognitively impaired patients (1 hour per team bi-weekly). Quarterly training updates on topics to be determined based on identification of needs that present in case conferences (four trainings, 4 hrs. /training) – Total 3 bi-weekly (plus 24 hours)
Trainer must be DBT Certified and have 5 years’ experience. Consultation hours are to be utilized for program development, incentive programs, operant learning principles, and policies (as needed). * 142 Hours per Fiscal Year must be on-site.
Please provide a detailed description of your services and associated costs and email your proposal to Robin.McGuigan@doh.nj.gov
Department of Health, DMHAS
Ancora, Trenton and Greystone Psychiatric Hospitals
Location/Region: Trenton, NJ