SAMHSA State Grant Awards FY 2004

Discretionary Funds in Detail

PUERTO RICO


Center for Mental Health Services (CMHS)

PUERTO RICO

Grantee: Mental Health & Anti-Addiction Serv Adm San Juan, PR
Program: Children's Services SM54513
Congressional District: PR-00
FY 2004 Funding: : $2,500,000
Project Period: 09/30/2002 - 09/29/2008
Under the Mental Health and Anti-Addiction Services Administration (MHAASA), the Puerto Rico Mental Health Initiative for Children (PR/MHIC) is directed to developing a culturally competent system of care (SOC) for Hispanic children with SED and their families in the Llorens Torres Housing Project in San Juan, and the rural municipality of Gurabo. The proposed six-year project will integrate representatives of the Puerto Rico Departments of Health, Education, Family, Juvenile Justice, Ombudsman for Persons with Disabilities and Juvenile Institutions with community and family-run groups such as the Independent Leaders Pro-Welfare of Llorens Torres and community-based organizations such as the Gurabo Community Health Center to form a governing board that will also include youth and parents of SED children.
     
Grantee: Mental Health & Anti-Addiction Serv Adm San Juan, PR
Program: State Mental Health Data Infrastructure Grants SM56650
Congressional District: PR-00
FY 2004 Funding: : $71,000
Project Period: 09/30/2004 - 09/29/2007
This project will continue the State's effort to build infrastructure to collect data and report the remaining Mental Health Block Grant Uniform Reporting System Developmental Measures. Grant efforts will focus on (1) local provider training to improve data quality, (2) implementation of web-based technology using DS2K + data standards to collect, report, and improve accessibility of data, and (3) strengthening internal and external database linkages. Project outcomes will include consistent data definitions, timely capture of data, improved measure of service outcomes and client change, improved data quality, and enhanced ability to analyze and report on developmental measures such as school attendance, school performance, and involvement with the criminal justice system. The project outcomes will be evaluated based on the ability to produce the data required for URS and other desired reporting. The project will also be evaluated in terms of its ability to produce data that is useful to and is used by system stakeholders.
     
Grantee: PR Dept. of Emergency Mngmt San Juan, PR
Program: Disaster Relief SM00186
Congressional District: PR-00
FY 2004 Funding: : $361,340
Project Period: 03/23/2004 - 12/22/2004
In response to hurricane damage, Puerto Rico received a Regular Services grant through the Crisis Counseling Assistance and Training Program, which is conducted through an interagency partnership between the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Center for Mental Health Services. Services provided through this grant include outreach, individual and group counseling, and public education regarding the mental health effects of disasters.
     

Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT)

PUERTO RICO

Grantee: Universidad Central del Caribe Bayamon, PR
Program: Targeted Capacity - HIV/AIDS TI14540
Congressional District: PR-00
FY 2004 Funding: : $477,861
Project Period: 09/30/2002 - 09/29/2007
To develop and implement a community based substance abuse and HIV/AIDS outreach program. The total number of clients to be recruited is 400 women. The program will use outreach to target women from the Latino population.
     
Grantee: Lucha Contra El Sida, Inc San Juan, PR
Program: Targeted Capacity - HIV/AIDS TI15804
Congressional District: PR-00
FY 2004 Funding: : $500,000
Project Period: 09/30/2003 - 09/29/2008
Lucha Contra el SIDA, Inc. (LCS) is a non-profit, tax-exempted, community-based organization that provides biopsychosocial supportive services, permanent housing and employme nt to people living with HIV/AIDS, and those related to them, as well as to medically- indigent, substance abusers and homeless individuals.
     
Grantee: Mental Health & Anti-Addiction Serv Adm San Juan, PR
Program: State Data Infrastructure TI14607
Congressional District: PR-00
FY 2004 Funding: : $54,848
Project Period: 09/30/2002 - 09/29/2005
The Mental Health and Anti-Addiction Services Administration (MHAASA) of Puerto Rico will develop a State Data Infrastructure Program over a 3-year period that will upgrade the current MIS hardware and software and integrate multiple databases from the public and private SA network. This will ensure compliance with GPRA and the Core and Performance Measures of the planned PPG and QA of services, as well as improve planning and decision-making.
     
Grantee: Universidad Central del Caribe Bayamon, PR
Program: Addiction Technical Transfer Center TI13588
Congressional District: PR-01
FY 2004 Funding: : $649,916
Project Period: 03/31/2002 - 03/30/2007
The Caribbean Basin ATTC provides state-of-the-art addiction education and training programs to health care professionals, territorial and local governments, and community organizations in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The majority of the population served by this site is Hispanic/Latino and provide a unique site for designing and adapting culturally appropriate education and training programs for these populations. The science to services initiatives of this ATTC provide resources for all 14 Regional ATTCs to use with Spanish speaking populations.
     

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