CHICAGO, Aug. 31, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Hillard Heintze, one of this nation's foremost privately-held strategic advisory firms specializing in investigations, security risk management and law enforcement consulting services, has been awarded a task order by the U.S. Social Security Administration to support its new national Workplace and Domestic Violence Prevention Program (WDVPP).
The award was made to Hillard Heintze through its General Services Administration (GSA) Professional Services Schedule (PSS) contract, Special Item Number 874-1 Integrated Consulting Services. Hillard Heintze will provide technical training in violence risk management, enhanced cognitive interviewing techniques, and tailored consultation for behavioral threat assessments and analysis, as well as case strategy and management planning.
Hillard Heintze's consultation and training services will be directed to the twelve specially trained Crisis Advisory Teams (CATs) established by the Social Security Administration around the country. CATs are multi-disciplinary teams trained to intake and manage violence risk cases internal to an organization of approximately 65,000 personnel. CATs are comprised of approximately 180 individuals (each CAT, 10-20 personnel) from the following disciplines: security, legal, employee relations, and behavioral/mental health.
With an initial base year award from June 27, 2016 to June 26, 2017, the task order provides for four additional option years, which will extend services through 2020.
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