Opioid Workforce Expansion Program (OWEP) Professionals
The summary for the Opioid Workforce Expansion Program (OWEP) Professionals grant is detailed below. This summary states who is eligible for the grant, how much grant money will be awarded, current and past deadlines, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) numbers, and a sampling of similar government grants. Verify the accuracy of the data FederalGrants.com provides by visiting the webpage noted in the Link to Full Announcement section or by contacting the appropriate person listed as the Grant Announcement Contact. If any section is incomplete, please visit the website for the Health Resources and Services Administration, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Opioid Workforce Expansion Program (OWEP) Professionals: This notice announces the opportunity to apply for funding under the Opioid Workforce Expansion Program (OWEP) Professionals program. The purpose of this program is to enhance community-based experiential training for students preparing to become behavioral health professionals with a focus on Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) and other Substance Use Disorders (SUD) prevention, treatment, and recovery services. The program will provide funding for training behavioral health professionals in the provision of OUD and other SUD prevention, treatment, and recovery services in high need and high demand areas.3 The program also supports the development of behavioral health faculty skills and expertise in the prevention, treatment, and recovery of patients with OUD and other SUD. Award recipients will impact the quality and access to behavioral health and substance use services in high need and high demand areas by increasing the number of professionals and transforming integrated behavioral health and primary care teams to effectively prevent and treat OUD and other SUD in community-based practices.
|Federal Grant Title:||Opioid Workforce Expansion Program (OWEP) Professionals|
|Federal Agency Name:||Health Resources and Services Administration (HHS-HRSA)|
|Type of Opportunity:||Discretionary|
|Funding Opportunity Number:||HRSA-19-085|
|Type of Funding:||Grant|
|CFDA Descriptions:||Information not provided|
|Current Application Deadline:||May 7th, 2019|
|Original Application Deadline:||May 7th, 2019|
|Posted Date:||March 8th, 2019|
|Creation Date:||March 8th, 2019|
|Archive Date:||July 6th, 2019|
|Total Program Funding:||$39,300,000|
|Maximum Federal Grant Award:||$0|
|Minimum Federal Grant Award:||$0|
|Expected Number of Awards:||29|
|Cost Sharing or Matching:||No|
|Last Updated:||March 8th, 2019|
- Category Explanation
- Applicants Eligible for this Grant
- Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification.)
- Additional Information on Eligibility
- Accredited institutions of higher education or accredited behavioral health professional training programs. These programs can include psychiatry, psychology, school psychology, behavioral pediatrics, psychiatric nursing, social work, school social work, SUD prevention and treatment, marriage and family therapy, occupational therapy, school counseling, or professional counseling. To ensure students are prepared to enter the workforce immediately upon graduation, programs must require a pre-degree clinical field placement in behavioral health as part of the training and a prerequisite for graduation. • Accredited masters or doctoral-level programs in social work. • American Psychology Association (APA)-accredited doctoral, internship and post-doctoral residency programs of psychology and health service psychology (including clinical psychology, counseling and school psychology) programs in practice psychology. Domestic faith-based and community-based organizations and tribal organizations are also eligible to apply, if otherwise eligible. In addition to the 50 states, eligible entities include the District of Columbia, Guam, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Northern Mariana Islands, American Samoa, the U.S. Virgin Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, or the Republic of Palau.
- Grant Announcement Contact
- Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration
Contact Andrea G. Battle, Ph.D. at (301)443-1928 or email OWEP-PRO@hrsa.gov
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