Issued:  March 14, 2018

Partners Behavioral Health Management is initiating this Request for Proposals (RFP) to identify agencies interested in and qualified to become enrolled as approved network providers through Partners’ credentialing process to offer Dialectical Behavior Therapy.  This RFP will also be used to identify current Partners’ Network Providers interested in and qualified to provide services as outlined in this RFP. 

This RFP is designed to identify agencies to provide Dialectical Behavior Therapy through clinicians certified or in the process of certification by the Linehan Institute.  Please go to The Linehan Institute website to learn more about DBT and The Linehan Board of Certification  website to learn more about the certification process.

The RFP offers an overview of Partners, requirements to submit a proposal and links for additional resources.  Please review the RFP and if you are interested in being considered for provision of these services with Partners submit a response to the RFP according to the instructions included in RFP #0318-001.

To view the RFP, visit the Request for Services web page on Partners’ Provider Knowledge Base (

Issuance of an RFI or RFP does not guarantee a financial award nor does it indicate a commitment on the part of the issuer to pursue further contractual relationship.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) are posted to the Partners’ website with the RFP.  Questions and Answers will be added to the FAQ periodically, please continue to check the website.  Please contact Vanessa Anderson at with any further questions.