Expansion of Practitioner Education

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Funding Opportunity ID: 316658
Opportunity Number: FG-19-001
Opportunity Title: Expansion of Practitioner Education
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Grant
Category of Funding Activity: Health
Category Explanation:
CFDA Number(s): 93.243
Eligible Applicants: Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility: Eligible applicants are public or private non-profit professional organizations representing healthcare professionals in the fields of medicine, physician assistants, nursing, social work, psychology, marriage and family therapy, health services administration.
Agency Code: HHS-SAMHS-SAMHSA
Agency Name: Department of Health and Human Services
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Adminis
Posted Date: Jun 03, 2019
Close Date: Aug 02, 2019
Last Updated Date: Jun 03, 2019
Award Ceiling: $250,000
Award Floor: $0
Estimated Total Program Funding: $2,500,000
Expected Number of Awards: 10
Description: The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is accepting applications for fiscal year (FY) 2019 Expansion of Practitioner Education (Short Title: Prac-Ed) grant. The purpose of this program is to expand the integration of substance use disorder (SUD) education into the standard curriculum of relevant healthcare and health services education programs. Through the mainstreaming of this education, the ultimate goal is to expand the number of practitioners to deliver high-quality, evidence-based SUD treatment. The National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) 2017 data indicate that an unacceptably high 92% of individuals who meet criteria for needing SUD treatment do not receive it. SAMHSA is beginning the implementation of this program as one of the many steps to reduce barriers to accessing and providing care.
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