Historically Black Colleges and Universities

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Historically Black Colleges and Universities: The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT) and the Center for Mental Health Services (CMHS) is accepting applications for fiscal year (FY) 2018 Historically Black Colleges and Universities Center for Excellence in Behavioral Health (HBCU-CFE). The purpose of this program is to recruit students to careers in the behavioral health field to address mental and substance use disorders, provide training that can lead to careers in the behavioral health field, and/or prepare students for obtaining advanced degrees in the behavioral health field. The HBCU-CFE activities should emphasize education, awareness, and preparation for careers in mental and substance use disorder treatment including addressing opioid use disorder treatment, serious mental illness (SMI) (including First Episode Psychosis (FEP)), and suicide prevention. Applicants must emphasize: (a) strategies for developing student interest in the behavioral health field; (b) training (both classroom and experiential) that will lead to employment or advanced study in the behavioral health field, including internships, exposure to practicing professionals and other outside the classroom learning opportunities; (c) curricula enhancement and professional training for HBCU students, such as the development of courses or certificate programs on behavioral health topics (this shall include employment opportunity and salary information on the tremendous current and future need and demand for professionals in this rewarding field); and (d) infusion of information about behavioral health in related courses of study (e.g., pre-med, pre-dentistry, nursing, social work, psychology, addiction, school counseling, counseling).
Federal Grant Title: Historically Black Colleges and Universities
Federal Agency Name: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Adminis (HHS-SAMHS-SAMHSA)
Grant Categories: Health
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: TI-18-005
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 93.243
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: February 12th, 2018
Original Application Deadline: February 12th, 2018
Posted Date: December 11th, 2017
Creation Date: December 11th, 2017
Archive Date: March 14th, 2018
Total Program Funding: $500,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $500,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $0
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: December 11th, 2017
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification.)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Eligible applicants are the nationally recognized HBCUs or a consortium of HBCUs with a lead college/university as the applicant. The recipient of the award will be the entity legally responsible for satisfying the grant requirements. For a complete list of HBCUs please visit the following website: https://nces.ed.gov/COLLEGENAVIGATOR/?s=all&sp=4&pg=1
Link to Full Grant Announcement
Historically Black Colleges and Universities Center for Excellence in Behavioral Health
Grant Announcement Contact
Eileen Bermudez
Office of Financial Resources, Division of Grants Management
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
(240) 276-1412
FOACSAT@samhsa.hhs.gov
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