Issued:  September 5, 2018

Request for Proposals (RFP) #0918-008 Residential Treatment Level III-Problem Sexual Behavior

Partners Behavioral Health Management (Partners) is initiating this RFP to identify appropriately qualified organizations for the provision of Residential Treatment Level III services with a specialty for problem sexual behavior.  The location for services is within Partners catchment area.   The organization providing services must have the capability and capacity to provide the needed services as well as demonstrate use of evidenced based practices and a strong system for outcomes measurement.   As described in NC DMA Clinical Coverage Policy 8 D2; “Residential Treatment Level III service is responsive to the need for intensive, active therapeutic intervention, which requires a staff secure treatment setting in order to be successfully implemented. This setting has a higher level of consultative and direct service from psychologists, psychiatrists, medical professionals, etc.  Staff are awake during sleep hours and supervision is continuous.”

The RFP offers an overview of Partners, the 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, you must register to attend the Mandatory Bidder’s Conference to be held on Monday, September 17, 2018, from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm at Partners Behavioral Health Management, 1985 Tate Blvd SE, Multipurpose Room-Basement, Hickory, NC.

To view this RFP, please visit

To be considered for provision of this service, you must

  • attend the Mandatory Bidders Conference,
  • follow the required RFP format and
  • submit your proposal to the RFP by Wednesday, October 10, 2018, by 5 p.m.

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.

Regional IPS Coalition Meeting—Registration Now Open

The Institute for Best Practices, UNC Center for Excellence in Community Mental Health is hosting a regional Individual Placement and Support (IPS) Coalition meeting on Thursday, September 13 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. in Benson, NC and Marion, NC.

During the meeting, the group will discuss the mission of the IPS Coalition, brainstorm solutions to implementation barriers, provide updates, and plan for the Coalition’s future.

Who should attend? IPS Team members, provider agency leadership, and employees from LME/MCOs, Vocational Rehabilitation, and the Division of Mental Health/Developmental Disabilities/Substance Use Services.

To learn more or register, click on the location where you plan to attend:

East IPS Coalition, Benson:
Benson Conference Center
303 W. Church Street
Benson, NC 27504
West IPS Coalition, Marion:
McDowell Technical Community College
54 College Drive
William Harold Smith Building, Room 113
Marion, NC 28752