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Health and Public Safety Workforce Resiliency Training Program

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
Sep 20, 2021
Contact

For programmatic or technical questions:
Andrea L. Knox
301.443.4170
HPSWRTP@hrsa.gov

For grants management or budget questions:

Barbara Ellis
bellis@hrsa.gov

William Weisenberg
wweisenberg@hrsa.gov

Purpose

The Health and Public Safety Workforce Resiliency Training Program (HPSWRTP) will provide funding to plan, develop, operate, and/or participate in health professions and nursing training activities using evidence-based or evidence-informed strategies designed to reduce and address burnout, suicide, mental health conditions, and substance use disorders and promote resiliency among healthcare professionals. Healthcare professionals may include students, residents, professionals, paraprofessionals, trainees, public safety officers, and employers of those professionals in rural and medically underserved communities.

Program objectives include:

  • Plan, develop, operate or participate in health professions and nursing training activities using evidence-based or evidence-informed strategies, to reduce and address burnout, suicide, mental health conditions and substance use disorders and promote resiliency among healthcare students, residents, professionals, paraprofessionals, trainees, public safety officers, and employers of such individuals, and rapidly deploy those evidence-based or evidence-informed strategies
  • Create and advance protocols and system-wide approaches within eligible entities to reduce and address burnout, suicide, mental health conditions, and substance use disorders and promote resiliency
  • Develop innovative sustainability practices/models to promote provider resiliency and prevent or reduce clinician burnout
  • Reduce financial barriers to healthcare students, residents, professionals, paraprofessionals, trainees, public safety officers, and employers of such individuals by paying for the cost of training
  • Address the disproportionate burden of burnout, suicide, mental health conditions, and substance use disorders among these professionals in rural and medically underserved communities
Eligibility

Eligible applicants include:

  • Health professions schools
  • Academic health centers
  • State and local governments
  • Tribes and tribal organizations
  • Other appropriate public or private nonprofit entities
  • Consortia of eligible entities, including entities promoting multidisciplinary approaches
Geographic coverage
Nationwide
Amount of funding

Estimated award amounts:

  • $1,079,333 in year 1
  • $709,000 in year 2
  • $492,333 in year 3

Estimated number of awards: 30

Application process

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

Tagged as
Health workforce education and training · Mental health · Nurses · Public health · Substance use and misuse · Suicide and suicide prevention



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