Program Services

Service #1 of 3:   SAFE Exam

1.     Activities the Contractor shall perform:

The Contractor shall provide sexual assault nurse examiner services including, but not limited to the following:

  1. Describe the medical exam, options for forensic exam, and options for medical treatment including prophylaxis pharmaceuticals.
  2. Conduct medical history interview.
  3. Conduct forensic and medical examinations.
  4. Order appropriate laboratory work and dispensing appropriate pharmaceuticals.
  5. Complete the Sexual Assault Forensic Evidence kit in emergent cases.
  6. Discuss after-care and treatment options.
  7. Provide appropriate referrals for advocacy and counseling.
  8. Collaborate with advocate, police and/or others, e.g., hospital personnel, to provide victim/survivor-centered care.
  9. Discuss options for SAFE Response fund payment of exam.

2.       Volume of Service

        a. Clients - The estimated number of clients to be served is:

        b. Unit Definition(s): One unit equals one exam.

        c. Number of Units:

Service # 2 of 3:     Supportive Counseling

Service Definitions:

Supportive individual counseling (including crisis counseling) is one-on-one counseling for sexual violence victim/survivors and/or their significant others/secondary victims based on empowerment philosophy following a SAFE exam.

1.       Activities the Contractor shall perform:

          The Contractor shall provide supportive counseling services including, but not limited to the following:

  1. Emotional support, promote the understanding of the impact of sexual violence and facilitate healing for participants.
  2. Active listening and emotional support.
  3. Information about the ongoing effects of and reactions to sexual victimization.
  4. Continued support around and/or information about medical and legal issues.
  5. Ongoing crisis intervention as needed.
  6. Information on services available in the community.
  7. Problem solving to address practical and emotional issues.
  8. Support in identifying mental health issues for which a survivor might benefit from a referral.
  9. A formal, facilitated referral protocol to a licensed professional if needed to address mental health issues beyond the scope of practice of the counselor.

2.       Volume of Service

      a. Clients - The estimated number of clients to be served is:

      b. Unit Definition(s): One unit equals 15 minutes of individual supportive counseling to an eligible SANE client.

      c. Number of Units:

Service # 3 of 3:      Advocacy and Supportive Services

Service Definitions:

Supportive Services includes making available a wide range of voluntary supportive services to eligible SANE clients and their significant others.

Personal Advocacy is assisting an eligible SANE client in securing rights, remedies, and services from other agencies and intervening when necessary with other agencies/systems to ensure sensitive and effective responses.

1.       Activities the Contractor shall perform:

          The Contractor shall provide advocacy and supportive services including, but not limited to the following:

  1. Support at interviews, hearings, trials, sentencing and parole and commutations board hearings.
  2. Assistance in preparing for court;
  3. Assistance with personal protection /no contact orders and violations of such orders.
  4. Information about medical care/concerns including assistance with follow up.
  5. Support and access to services that empower the victim/survivor and facilitate recovery from sexual violence.
  6. Information about services available in the community.
  7. Emergency housing/shelter and/or assist in relocating to safe housing, if requested (or as needed).
  8. Immediate practical assistance (e.g. locksmith, window repair, clothing, transportation, etc.).
  9. Assistance in making informed decisions about police reporting and the preparations needed.
  10. Information and/or assistance with crime victim/survivor compensation benefits.
  11. Information about the criminal/civil justice systems including informing the victim/survivor or her/his rights in legal settings.
  12. Assistance in making informed decisions about medical care and the preparations needed, including referral for possible sexual assault medical forensic exam.
  13. Provide and/or assist clients with transportation to and from appointments, court, etc.

2.       Volume of Service

      a. Clients - The estimated number of clients to be served is:

      b. Unit Definition(s): One unit equals one instance of the Contractor providing one type of advocacy to an eligible SANE client on a given calendar day.

      c. Number of Units:

2.       Volume of Service

      a. Clients - The estimated number of unduplicated eligible clients to be served during the period of this    Agreement shall be: |

      b. Unit Definition(s): One unit equals |

      c. Units: The estimated number of units of service to be provided per term of Agreement shall be: |

          From the total amount, the estimated number of units that may be provided during the following periods is:

Agreement Period                                                                Estimated Number of Units

          Begin date through September 30, 2015                                             |

          October 1, 2015 through September 30, 2016                                    |

          October 1, 2016 through September 30, 2017                                    |