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Behavioral Health Workforce Development Technical Assistance and Evaluation Program

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Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 93.732
Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
May 3, 2021

For programmatic or technical questions:
Megan Lincoln, MSW

For grants management or budget questions:
Nandini Assar, Ph.D.


The Behavioral Health Workforce Development Technical Assistance and Evaluation Program (Short title: BHWD TAE) will award a cooperative agreement to a single entity to provide tailored technical assistance (TA) for current and future grant recipients under specific HRSA funded programs.

HRSA programs include:

Applicants must be able to demonstrate:

  • Experience in developing or assisting behavioral health workforce development programs in high need and high demand areas, and with rural and/or medically underserved communities
  • Ability to identify and disseminate best practices for prevention, treatment, and recovery of opioid use disorder (OUD)/substance use disorder (SUD)
  • Experience in working with a multidisciplinary behavioral health workforce, and/or academic and community based programs focused on research based OUD/SUD prevention, treatment, and recovery services
  • Practice in working with special populations and population health and improving the behavioral health workforce
  • Capacity to provide TA to multidisciplinary professionals and paraprofessionals of various disciplines and education levels in best practices for interprofessional, integrated team-based care with a focus on OUD/SUD prevention, treatment, and recovery
  • Expertise in developing and maintaining a resource webpage with on-demand resources, materials, and links to other workforce development partners

A detailed list of program goals and objectives is available in the application instructions.


Eligible applicants include health professions schools, academic health centers, state and local governments, and other public or private nonprofit entities that provide services and training for health professions.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $2,500,000 per year
Project period: 4 years
Estimated number of awards: 1

Application process

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

Tagged as
Behavioral health · Behavioral health workforce · Health workforce education and training · Illicit drug use · Interprofessional training of the health workforce · Prescription drug misuse · Substance use and misuse

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