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Integrated Substance Use Disorder Training Program (ISTP)

This funding record is inactive. Please see the program website or contact the program sponsor to determine if this program is currently accepting applications or will open again in the future.

 
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 93.732
Sponsors
Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Deadlines
Feb 24, 2021
Contact

For programmatic or technical questions:
Steve Coulter, MD
301.945.3336
scoulter@hrsa.gov

For grants management or budget questions:
Nandini Assar, PhD
301.443.4920
nassar@hrsa.gov

Purpose

The Integrated Substance Use Disorder Training Program (Short title: ISTP) provides grants to plan, develop, and operate a training program for nurse practitioners, physician assistants, health service psychologists, and/or social workers that trains practitioners to provide care for individuals in need of mental health and substance use disorder prevention, treatment, and recovery services.

Program objectives include:

  • Increase the number of practicing nurse practitioners, physician assistants, health service psychologists, and/or social workers who are trained to provide integrated mental health and Substance Use Disorder/Opioid Use Disorder (SUD/OUD) services in a primary care underserved community-based setting
  • Plan, develop, and operate a training program to provide mental health and SUD/OUD services in underserved, community-based settings that integrate primary care, mental health, and SUD/OUD prevention, treatment, and recovery services
  • Increase the number of physician assistants and nurse practitioners that are trained in Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) with a clinical training component and obtain a data-2000 waiver
  • Establish a foundation of skills and expertise for the community-based program that supports training nurse practitioners, physician assistants, health service psychologists, and/or social workers to provide mental health and SUD/OUD prevention, treatment, and recovery services utilizing a team-based care model
Eligibility

Eligible applicants include:

  • Teaching health centers
  • Federally Qualified Health Centers
  • Community mental health centers
  • Rural Health Clinics
  • Health centers operated by the Indian Health Service, tribes, tribal organizations, and urban Indian organizations
  • Other entities with a demonstrated record of success in providing training for nurse practitioners, physician assistants, health service psychologists, and/or social workers
Geographic coverage
Nationwide
Amount of funding

Project period: 5 years
Estimated number of awards: 2
Estimated total program funding: $6,500,000

Application process

Links to the full announcement, application instructions, and the online application process are available through grants.gov.

Recording of the December 21, 2020 applicant webinar

Tagged as
Behavioral health · Behavioral health workforce · Clinics · Federally Qualified Health Centers · Health workforce education and training · Illicit drug use · Integrated service delivery · Interprofessional training of the health workforce · Mental health · Nurse practitioners and other advanced practice registered nurses · Physician assistants · Prescription drug misuse · Rural Health Clinics · Substance use and misuse



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