Scope of Service
The Consent Decree Training Institute will build upon an existing commitment to provide training and support workforce development that will enhance the state's efforts to comply with the federal requirements of the Williams and Colbert Consent Decrees. These trainings will also enhance the capability of community agencies to better offer and support community-based living options and choices for Williams and Colbert Class Members. These Class Members are transitioning from designated institutional settings (Nursing Facilities (NF) located across the state. The primary mission of the Institute is to support development of the workforce which also includes state officials and provider entities, while offering technical assistance to the state and by fostering the use of informatics.
Provider will provide the following supports and services:
- Training in classroom settings,
- Distance-learning, using webinars, Ted talks and YouTube videos, etc.,
- E-learning, on-line courses and /or computer based modules that will afford individuals the opportunity to learn at their own pace,
- Conferences for participation in learning activities,
- Context to upgrade skill sets of clinicians in the community
- Evaluation of collective training events
Training may include train-the-trainer models and will always be accompanied by assessments of training effectiveness. The provider will leverage existing curricula, trainings and partnerships to satisfy these requirements.
- Access to national experts in a number of critical service delivery areas.
- Identify and create consultative opportunities to the state with a wide array of subject matter experts.
- Financial Report in accordance with Exhibit C.
- Performance Report in accordance with Exhibit E.
Payment will be issued in response to Provider submitted quarterly invoices on the appropriate DMH invoice template at the established rate(s) (if applicable). Invoices shall be submitted to the DMH program contact no later than November 1, February 1, May 1, and August 1, and will be reconciled on the basis of reported allowable expenses per the Grant Funds Recovery Act [30 ILCS 705/7 and 8]. (The Grant Funds Recovery Act is not applicable to Fixed-Rate Grants.) All invoices shall be HIPPA compliant and encrypted utilizing DHS approved encryption software.
The Provider shall report quarterly allowable grant expenses on the appropriate DMH reporting template to the DMH program contact no later than November 1, February 1, May 1, and August 1, and reported expenses should be consistent with the submitted annual grant budget. If any budget variances are noted, the DMH program contact may request that the provider submit a revised grant budget before subsequent monthly payments will be made. DMH program contacts and reporting templates can be found in the Provider section of the DHS website.
The Provider shall report quarterly performance on the appropriate DMH reporting template to the DMH program contact no later than November 1, February 1, May 1, and August 1. DMH program contacts and reporting templates can be found in the Provider section of the DHS website.
The following are included in the reporting template:
- Number of training curriculum completed, for the quarter
- Number of in classroom training sessions held during the quarter
- Number of E-line courses completed during the quarter
- Number of Webinars held during the quarter
- Number of TA consultative opportunities requested and held
- Number of individuals participating in training, including classroom and web-based sessions
- Four curricula completed during the quarter
- Two Class room training sessions will be offered during each quarter.
- E-line courses will be posted after each training session.
- One Subject matter Webinar (E-line course or other applicable application) will be held during the quarter, based on guidance from DMH.
- One TA consultation for a provider entity (on site) or service design implementation will be held during the quarter at the request of DMH or IDoA.
- A minimum of 40 people will participate in each classroom and web-based training session.