Request for Qualification #22-4: Motivational Interviewing Training

Request for Qualification Information:

RFQ Number: RFQ# 22-4
RFQ Name: Motivational Interviewing Training
Date Issued: September 2, 2022
Contact Person: Chris Bernhardt
Phone #: 512-436-3013
Email Address: cbernhardt@grantassociatesinc.com

Submittals Accepted Until: 5:00 pm EDT, September 27th

Submittals Delivered to:
E-mail Address: cbernhardt@grantassociatesinc.com

General Information

NOTICE:  Notice is hereby given that statement of qualifications will be received by Grant Associates, for a Motivational Interviewing Training provider by filing with Grant Associates at the above email address.

PURPOSE/BACKGROUND:  Grant Associates, a national workforce development company, is seeking request for qualifications for providers of motivational interviewing training to support our managers working in multiple states.

QUALIFICATIONS:  This project will require the Motivational Interviewing Training Provider to have the following qualifications:

  • Demonstrated competency in providing motivational interviewing training to workforce or social services staff
  • Qualifications to provide services
  • Reasonableness of the fee for services
  • History of supporting workforce development programs
  • Ability to meet with both corporate leadership in New York City and with local staff in designated cities in-person or virtually


RFQ SCHEDULE:

Event Date
RFQ Release September 2, 2022
Vendor Questions (if any) Due September 12, 2022
Responses to Vendor Questions September 16, 2022
Proposal Responses Due September 27, 2022
**UPDATED** Selection Completed October 7th, 2022


SUBMITTAL REQUIREMENTS:
Prospective candidates should submit a formal quotation to:

  • cbernhardt@grantassociatesinc.com
  • Email Subject: RFQ# 22-4 MI Training Response


PROPRIETARY PROPOSAL MATERIAL –
Any proprietary information revealed in the proposal should, therefore, be clearly identified as such.

SIGNATURES:  RFQs shall be signed by one of the legally authorized officers of said firm.

EVALUATION CRITERIA: Evaluations will be based on the criteria listed below:

  • Demonstrated competency in providing motivational interviewing training services to workforce programs
  • Qualifications to provide services
  • Reasonableness of the fee for services including but not limited to:
    • 2 Day Intensive Training (Online)
    • Half-Day Refresher Training (Online)
    • Stand-alone seminars (Online)
    • 1 on 1 coaching sessions (Online and in-person)
  • History of supporting workforce development programs
  • Ability to meet with both corporate leadership in New York City and with local staff in designated cities in-person or virtually

Grant Associates may select a limited number of Responders for telephone interviews before the selection committee.

QUESTIONS:  Questions regarding this project may be directed to Chris Bernhardt via e-mail at cbernhardt@grantassociatesinc.com.

Unauthorized contact regarding this RFQ with other Grant Associates’ employees may result in disqualification. Any oral communications will be considered unofficial and non-binding on Grant Associates. Any questions will be answered via email and will be submitted to all respondents. It is the responsibility of individual firms to check their emails for any amendments or Q&As to this RFQ.

REJECTION OF SUBMITTALS:  Grant Associates reserves the right to reject any and all submittals and to waive irregularities and informalities in the submittal and evaluation process. This RFQ does not obligate Grant Associates to pay any costs incurred by respondents in the preparation and submission of their qualifications. Furthermore, the RFQ does not obligate Grant Associates to accept or contract for any expressed or implied services.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYMENT: The successful consultant or consultants must comply with Grant Associates’ equal opportunity requirements.  Grant Associates is committed to a program of equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, creed, sex, age, nationality, or disability.

TITLE VI:  It is Grant Associates’ policy to assure that no person shall, on the grounds of race, color, national origin, or sex, as provided by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be otherwise discriminated against under any of its federally funded programs and activities.

COMPLIANCE WITH LAWS AND REGULATIONS:  In addition to nondiscrimination and affirmative action compliance requirements previously listed, the Temporary Agency or Agencies ultimately awarded the business shall comply with federal, state, and local laws, statutes and ordinances relative to the execution of the work.