Provider’s Clinical Support System – Universities

Short Title: 
PCSS-Universities
Initial Announcement
Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) Information
FOA Number: 
TI-18-014
Posted on Grants.gov: 
Friday, May 25, 2018
Application Due Date: 
Wednesday, July 25, 2018
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number: 
93.243
Intergovernmental Review (E.O. 12372): 
Applicants must comply with E.O. 12372 if their state(s) participates. Review process recommendations from the State Single Point of Contact (SPOC) are due no later than 60 days after application deadline.
Public Health System Impact Statement (PHSIS) / Single State Agency Coordination: 
Applicants must send the PHSIS to appropriate State and local health agencies by application deadline. Comments from Single State Agency are due no later than 60 days after application deadline.
Description

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT), is accepting applications for fiscal year (FY) 2018 Provider’s Clinical Support System – Universities (Short Title: PCSS-Universities) grants.  The purpose of this program is to expand/enhance access to medication-assisted treatment (MAT) services for persons with an opioid use disorder (OUD) seeking or receiving MAT through ensuring the education and training of students in the medical, physician assistant and nurse practitioner fields.  This program’s focus is to ensure students fulfill the training requirements needed to obtain a DATA waiver to prescribe MAT in office-based settings. The desired outcomes include:  1) an increase in the number of individuals completing the training requirements for the DATA waiver, 2) an increase the number of individuals with a DATA waiver, and 3) an ultimate increase in those prescribing.

Eligibility

Eligible applicants are medical schools, physician assistant schools, and schools of nursing (programs for nurse practitioners will be focus). 

Award Information
Funding Mechanism: 
Grant
Anticipated Total Available Funding: 
$3,600,000
Anticipated Number of Awards: 
Up to 24 awards
Anticipated Award Amount: 
Up to $150,000 per year
Length of Project: 
Up to 3 years
Cost Sharing/Match Required?: 
No

Proposed budgets cannot exceed $150,000 in total costs (direct and indirect) in any year of the proposed project.  Annual continuation awards will depend on the availability of funds, grantee progress in meeting project goals and objectives, timely submission of required data and reports, and compliance with all terms and conditions of award.

Contact Information
Program Issues

Anthony Campbell RPH, D.O.
Division of Pharmacologic Therapy, Center for Substance Abuse Treatment
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
(240) 276-2702
Tony.campbell@samhsa.hhs.gov

Grants Management and Budget Issues

Eileen Bermudez
Office of Financial Resources, Division of Grants Management
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
(240) 276-1412
FOACSAT@samhsa.hhs.gov

Last Updated: 05/25/2018