Regional Public Health Training Centers Program
This opportunity provides grants to support Regional Public Health Training Centers (PHTC) designed to increase the number of individuals in the public health workforce; enhance the quality of the workforce; and improve the ability of the workforce to meet national, state, and local healthcare needs.
Proposed projects should strengthen the public health workforce through tailored training and technical assistance involving collaborative, community-based projects. Training curricula should provide skill-based, interactive instruction using multiple modalities in the 3 primary areas of:
- Systems thinking
- Change management
- Persuasive communication
Applicants may also develop trainings in the secondary areas of:
- Data analytics
- problem solving
- Training a culturally competent health workforce
- Policy engagement
In addition to local needs, applicants are encouraged to consider addressing the clinical priorities of the Department of Health and Human Services, including mental health, opioid abuse, and childhood obesity.
Priority points will be given to applicants that identify strategies for recruitment, placement, and retention of current and future public health professionals likely to practice in community-based primary care in rural and/or underserved communities.
Eligible applicants are accredited schools of public health or other public or private nonprofit institutions accredited for the provision of graduate or specialized training in public health.
Award ceiling: $1,105,000 per year
Project period: 4 years
Estimated number of awards: 10
Estimated total program funding: $9,100,000
The FY 2018 President’s Budget does not request funding for this program. This opportunity announcement is a contingency action taken to ensure that, should funds become available for this purpose, applications can be processed, and funds awarded in a timely manner.
Links to the full announcement and online application procedures are available through grants.gov.
Applicant webinar recording
Playback Number: 866.351.5759
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