Behavioral Health Workforce Development Technical Assistance and Evaluation Program
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:
- Behavioral Health Workforce Education and Training – Professionals (BHWET Pro)
- Behavioral Health Workforce Education and Training Program – Paraprofessional (BHWET Para)
- Opioid Workforce Expansion Program - Professionals (OWEP Pro)
- Opioid Workforce Expansion Program - Paraprofessionals (OWEP Para)
- Graduate Psychology Education (GPE) Program
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.
Award ceiling: $2,500,000 per year
Project period: 4 years
Estimated number of awards: 1
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