Interdisciplinary Education on Responsibilities of Counsel in Delinquency Proceedings, CFCC-2019-10-LB

Updated: April 21, 2020
Questions and Answers

Updated: April 13, 2020
Addendum #1

The Judicial Council of California (“Judicial Council”), chaired by the Chief Justice of California, is the chief policy making agency of the California judicial system.  The California Constitution directs the Judicial Council to improve the administration of justice by surveying judicial business, recommending improvements to the courts, and making recommendations annually to the Governor and the Legislature.  The Judicial Council also adopts rules for court administration, practice, and procedure, and performs other functions prescribed by law.  The Judicial Council’s Court Operations and Services Division, Center for Families, Children & the Courts (“CFCC”) supports programs in court settings that improve practice and services for children, youth, parents, families and other court users.

A core service provided by CFCC is interdisciplinary trainings. California Rules of Court, Rule 5. 663 sets forth training requirements for attorneys representing children in juvenile justice cases. The Judicial Council is committed to providing children and families competent representation. Participants in juvenile justice trainings include judges, district attorneys, public defenders, conflict attorneys, and probation officers. The training will cover ensuring the public safety and protection of the child’s best interest at every state of the juvenile delinquency proceedings. A child’s counsel is charged in general with defending the child against the allegations in all petitions filed in delinquency proceedings by clarifying the role of the child’s counsel in delinquency proceedings.

Questions should be directed to and must be received no later than 2:00 p.m. PST on April 20, 2020.

Proposals must be received by the Judicial Council no later than 2:00 p.m. PST on April 27, 2020.

Further details regarding the solicitation are set forth in the RFP No. CFCC-2019-10-LB and related documents provided below:

RFP: Interdisciplinary Education on Responsibilities of Counsel in Delinquency Proceedings

Attachment 1 - Administrative Rules Governing RFPs

Attachment 2 - Standard Terms and Conditions

Attachment 3 - Proposer’s Acceptance of Terms and Conditions

Attachment 4 - General Certifications Form

Attachment 5 - Darfur Contracting Act Certification

Attachment 6 - Payee Data Record Form

Attachment 7 - Unruh and FEHA Certification

Attachment 8 - DVBE Declaration

Attachment 9 - Bidder Declaration