The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is accepting applications for fiscal year 2014 Cooperative Agreement for Workforce Development in Vietnam: HIV-Addiction Technology Transfer Center (Vietnam H-ATTC). This program aims to build the capacity and increase the skills and abilities of two Vietnam Medical Universities (VMUS), specifically Hanoi Medical University and Ho Chi Minh University of Medicine and Pharmacy, in developing and implementing a Vietnam H-ATTC. These H-ATTCs will assess the training and development needs of the behavioral health (including HIV, substance use, and mental disorders treatment) workforce, and develop and conduct training and technology transfer activities in Vietnam in a culturally competent and linguistically appropriate manner.
SAMHSA anticipates that one award will be made at up to $350,000 each year for up to three years. The actual award amounts may vary, depending on the availability of funds.
WHO CAN APPLY: Eligible applicants are domestic public and private nonprofit entities. See Section III-1 of the Request for Applications (RFA) for complete eligibility information.
HOW TO APPLY:You must go to both
and the SAMHSA website
to download the required documents you will need to apply for this SAMHSA grant.
Applicants must apply online through
. Please refer to Appendix B, “Guidance for Electronic Submission of Applications” of the RFA for more information.
APPLICATION DUE DATE:
June 13, 2014 at 11:59 p.m. (Eastern Time). Applications must be received by the due date and time to be considered for review. Please review carefully Section IV-2 of the application announcement for submission requirements.
Applicants with questions about program issues should contact Suzan Swanton at (240) 276-1775 or
. For questions on grants management issues contact Eileen Bermudez at (240) 276-1412 or
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. SAMHSA's mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities.