|Award Number||Organization||City||State||Amount||Award FY||NOFO|
|TI086771-01||AMERICAN SOCIETY OF ADDICTION MEDICINE||ROCKVILLE||MD||$1,496,960||2023||TI-23-017|
Title: FY 2023 Provider’s Clinical Support System – Medications for Alcohol Use Disorders Project Period: 2023/09/30 - 2026/09/29
Project name: PCSS-MAUD Project Population(s) to be served: The American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM)'s proposed Provider's Clinical Support System Medications for Alcohol Use Disorders (PCSS-MAUD) project will be implemented nationwide, providing free training, ongoing technical assistance (TA), and mentoring on alcohol use disorder (AUD) to healthcare and counseling professionals. Project services will include customized education and information for underserved communities, including rural, minority/ethnic, and tribal populations. During the three-year project, 7,000 healthcare and counseling professionals will receive AUD training. Strategies/interventions: Through the provision of free and accessible education, training, guidance, and mentoring ASAM's PCSS-MAUD project will increase the number of current and future healthcare and counseling professionals that effectively identify and treat individuals with AUD. Project implementation will be led by ASAM, which is a national leader in addiction education, in collaboration with a committed consortium of partners representing interdisciplinary health professions. To ensure effective implementation and ongoing monitoring of ASAM's PCSS-MAUD project, a steering committee of leaders in the field of Addiction Medicine and various specialty and health professions will be established in the first quarter of year 1. The committee will be responsible for overseeing the direction of the project, monitoring progress, and enhancing the project as needed during the three-year grant period. Project components include the provision of: 1) discipline-specific education and training on screening, assessment and treatment of AUD; 2) skill-based training and resources on treatment and management of AUD; and 3) technical support and consultation services on treatment-related topics and overcoming barriers to implementing MAUD in practice settings. Continuing Medical Education and Continuing Education units will be provided for training offered. Project goals and measurable objectives: ASAM PCSS-MAUD Goal: Increase education and training on MAUD for multidisciplinary healthcare professionals and counselors to improve access to and quality of prevention, treatment, and recovery services and support for individuals with AUD. Objective 1: Develop and deliver a discipline-specific training program that includes multidisciplinary, interprofessional training, guidance, mentoring, and ongoing technical assistance to educate the clinical workforce and enhance the capacity of healthcare and counseling professionals to screen, diagnose, and treat AUD to 7,000 individuals by 9/29/2026. Objective 2: Provide skill-based training and resources on treating AUD, including alcohol withdrawal, to a minimum of 2,000 healthcare professionals in multiple practice settings, including physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, and pharmacists, expanding the number of professionals who can assess and treat AUD by 9/29/2026. Objective 3: Provide a technical support program including mentorship and consultative services aimed at removing barriers to prescribing MAUD to 500-1000 healthcare and counseling professionals by 9/29/2026.