Able Opportunites, Inc. - 042715
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Able Opportunites, Inc. - 042715
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Able Opportunites, Inc.
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Able Opp rules, In ept r3 . j,) .' <br />Page 1 <br />PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT <br />BETWEEN <br />JEFFERSON COUNTY <br />AND <br />Able Opportunities, Inc. <br />This agreement is entered into between the County of Jefferson, a municipal corporation, <br />hereinafter referred to as "the County" and Able Opportunities, Inc. hereinafter referred to <br />as "the Subcontractor" in consideration of the mutual benefits, terms, and conditions <br />hereinafter specified. <br />Section 1. Designation <br />The County, on behalf of the Jefferson County Public Health, the Developmental <br />Disabilities Program, acting in compliance under the Contract with Able <br />Opportunities, hie. in agreement with the terms and conditions of the Statement <br />of Work hereby contracts with the Subcontractor to perform duties as described <br />in Exhibit A. <br />Section 2. Obligations <br />(1) SUBCONTRACTOR shall have written policies regarding; sexual <br />harassment and non - discrimination (said policies must guarantee <br />human/civil rights), abuse of participants, agency medication procedure, <br />respectful staff -to- participant interactions, (i.e.: including a person's right to <br />be treated with dignity and respect and free of abuse). <br />(2) SUBCONTRACTOR shall assure that participants in accordance with <br />Necessary Supplemental Accommodation (NSA), Policy 5.02, have been <br />informed of their rights, what services and benefits may be expected from the <br />program, the program's expectations of them, and if necessary, shall assure <br />that the participant's family, guardian or advocate is also informed. <br />(3) SUBCONTRACTOR shall have a grievance policy that advises participants <br />of grievance procedures and that the grievance policy is explained to <br />participants and others in accordance with the NSA, DDD Policy 5.02. The <br />grievance policy shall prohibit retaliation for using the grievance process and <br />a non - retaliation statement shall be included in the grievance policy. The <br />grievance policy must also include a mediation process that encourages the <br />use of advocates, DDD Case Resource Managers & others who are <br />unaffected by the outcome. <br />(4) SUBCONTRACTOR shall assure that potential conflict of interest real or <br />apparent will not arise. Such a conflict will arise when: The employee, <br />officer or agent, any member of immediate family, Guardian / decision <br />maker, or an organization which employs, or is about to employ, any of the <br />above, has financial or other interest in the client(s). <br />(5) SUBCONTRACTOR must have a Washington State Patrol Criminal <br />(W.S.P.) Background Check and F.B.I Fingerprint Check; and is required to <br />repeat the W.S.P. Criminal Background Check every three years. The W.S. <br />
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