BBH AFA FUNDING ANNOUNCEMENT

The WV Bureau for Behavioral Health  has released the following AFA:

AFA 1-2019 SA SOR Community Innovation Grants for Treatment  Access and Retention Statewide

The documents required for response to the AFA  can be found  here.

Technical Assistance Call or Informational Meeting: to be posted on BBH Website
Application Deadline:  February 11, 2019 5:00 pm
Funding Announcement(s) To Be Made: To be posted on BBH Website
Funding Amount Available: $4,000,000

For technical assistance request, please include the AFA# in the subject line and forward inquiries via email to:  DHHRBHHFAnnouncement@wv.gov

 

2019 NHSC Substance Use Disorder Workforce Loan Repayment Programs

The National Health Service Corps (NHSC) seeks clinicians who want to serve the nation’s underserved rural, urban and tribal communities.

To combat the nation’s opioid crisis, the Substance Use Disorder Workforce Loan Repayment Program (SUD Workforce LRP) offers eligible clinicians up to $75,000 in student loan repayment in exchange for a three-year commitment to provide substance use disorder treatment services at NHSC-approved sites.

This program is available to more professionals, including pharmacists and registered nurses. For more information, refer to the fact sheet and 2019 Application and Program Guidance (NHSC SUD Workforce LRP) (PDF – 573 KB).

APPLY HERE

Are you eligible?

Approved sites are located across the U.S., in both urban and rural areas. Visit the Health Workforce Connector to see if your current employer is already approved which then makes you eligible to apply for loan repayment.

Accepting applications through Thursday,

February 21, 7:30 p.m. ET

Application Help

NHSC LRP & SUD Workforce LRP Application Q & A Session #2 (online & by phone)

Thursday, February 7
2:30 – 3:30 PM ET
Webinar Access Link
Dial-in: 888-950-7563
Passcode: 3172361

For questions, call 1-800-221-9393 (TTY: 1-877-897-9910) Monday through Friday (except federal holidays) 8:00 am to 8:00 pm ET.

 

2019 NHSC Loan Repayment Programs

The National Health Service Corps (NHSC) seeks clinicians who want to serve the nation’s under-served rural, urban and tribal communities.

NHSC Loan Repayment Program (NHSC LRP)

The NHSC Loan Repayment Program (NHSC LRP) offers licensed primary care clinicians in eligible disciplines the opportunity to receive loan repayment up to $50,000.

In exchange, participants serve for at least two years at an NHSC-approved site in a designated Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA).

Learn about application details including eligibility and service requirements in the 2019 Application and Program Guidance (NHSC LRP) (PDF – 550 KB).

Accepting applications through
Thursday, February 21, 7:30 p.m. ET

Apply Now!

 

Advanced Nursing Education Nurse Practitioner Residency (ANE-NPR) Funding Opportunity

NOTICE OF FUNDING OPPORTUNITY (HRSA-19-001) Fiscal Year 2019

Application Due Date: March 4, 2019

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) is accepting applications for the fiscal year (FY) 2019 Advanced Nursing Education Nurse Practitioner Residency (ANE-NPR) funding opportunity. The application cycle closes on March 4, 2019.

The purpose of this new program is to prepare and increase the number of new nurse practitioners (NPs) in primary care practice in community-based settings through clinical and academic focused 12-month nurse practitioner residency (NPR) programs. Preference will be considered for projects that benefit rural or underserved populations.

For this program, specialties that have a primary care focus may include Family, Adult Family, Adult-Gerontology, Pediatric, Women’s Health Care, Nurse Midwife, Psychiatric Mental Health, and Psychiatric-Mental Health Family.

Applicants are required to address their use and adoption of telehealth and other health care technology, as applicable, which increase readiness to practice and prepare advanced NPs in primary care to expand access to high quality care where it’s most needed. 

A total of $20 million will be available to fund approximately 20 awards. Applicants can apply for up to $500,000 in year one and up to $1,000,000 in years 2, 3 and 4.

Technical Assistance

Date:Tuesday, January 8, 2019
Time: 1:30 – 3:30 pm ET
Call-In: 888-917-8043
Pass-code: 2778084
Web link:  https://hrsa.connectsolutions.com/ane_nurse_practitioner_residency/

Apply for this grant on Grants.gov.

 

Primary Care Training and Enhancement: Integrating Behavioral Health and Primary Care Program

NOTICE OF FUNDING OPPORTUNITY (HRSA-19-086) Fiscal Year 2019 Application Due Date: January 28, 2019

Apply for this grant on Grants.gov.

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) is accepting applications for the fiscal year (FY) 2019 Primary Care Training and Enhancement (PCTE): Integrating Behavioral Health and Primary Care (IBHPC) funding opportunity. The application cycle closes on January 28, 2019.

The purpose of this program is to fund innovative training programs that integrate behavioral health care into primary care, particularly in rural and under-served settings with a special emphasis on the treatment of opioid use disorder.

This program supports HRSA’s priority around combating the opioid crisis, as well as priorities around enhancing access to mental health services, by transforming the health workforce.

Applicants are tasked with enhancing primary care training using the Framework for Levels of Integrated Healthcare, establishing or enhancing training in opioid and other substance use disorders and developing and implementing a systematic approach to improve trainee and provider wellness.

Approximately $4 million will be awarded to fund up to 10 grants. Applicants can apply for up to $250,000 per year for single projects and up to 400,000 for collaborative projects per year.

Rural Residency Planning and Development Grant Program

 

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) is accepting applications for fiscal year (FY) 2019 Rural Residency Planning and Development (RRPD) Program via Grants.gov.  The purpose of this grant program is to develop new rural residency programs or Rural Training Tracks (RTT) in family medicine, internal medicine, and psychiatry to support expansion of the physician workforce in rural areas. The new rural residency programs or RTTs are intended to be sustainable through separate public or private funding beyond the three-year RRPD grant period of performance. Up to 28 awardees also will receive technical assistance from the Rural Residency Planning and Development – Technical Assistance Center, which was awarded via cooperative agreement in September 2018, for the duration of the project period. Hospitals, medical schools and community-based ambulatory settings that have a rural designation along with consortia of urban and rural partnerships are eligible to apply for a grant award.  Applications are due March, 9, 2019.

HRSA has scheduled a technical assistance webinar to help you understand, prepare, and submit an application for this NOFO for Monday, December 17, 2018 from 2 – 3:30 pm ET.  The webinar will provide an overview of pertinent information in the NOFO and an opportunity for applicants to ask questions. Questions about this grant opportunity can be directed to Tracey Smith (tsmith@hrsa.gov) and Jemima Drake (jdrake@hrsa.gov).