It varies, depending on the service. Assessments/evaluations/polygraphs are 1 unit, regardless of the length of time it takes to complete, Medication monitoring is generally approved as 1 unit, urine collection is per specimen collected, and group and individual counseling are 30 minute increments. For example, if a group meets twice a week for one and one half hours, the program plan will authorize 6 units of counseling per week.
They can if they are board certified or board eligible and meet the standards of practice (i.e., academic training, residency, etc.) established by his/her state's regulatory board.
The agency can provide other services to/for the individual, but will not be able to bill for said services. Only services on the program plan can be billed.
This can be done and is coordinated with the pretrial services and/or probation offices in both districts. Services can only be provided at a location listed in the contract. Piggybacking can only be done between federal offices.
Any treatment program must meet all of the criteria listed in Section C of the RFP.
Section C specifically states that the group size is to be at least two and no more than twelve. If there are more than 12 defendant/offenders referred for services, then a second group would need to commence.
The Local rule on Page C-17 indicated that groups must be restricted to Federal defendant/offender participants.
Per Section C-Pages 4-6, the reports must be typed and must include, at a minimum, all the information indicated in Section C for each particular service.
Records can be maintained electronically but must be printed when requested by the Pretrial Services and Probation Office. In order to meet the separation requirement, the records should be maintained in a separate folder on the vendor's system or stored on a separate form of media from other records.