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Limited Submission: Opioid Workforce Expansion Program (OWEP) Professionals


From the Desk of Michael Scott, AVP for Research, Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, SF State

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Limited Submission: Opioid Workforce Expansion Program (OWEP) Professionals

April 5, 2019


SF State Limited Submission Guidelines

Sponsor: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Source: Federal

Title of Funding Opportunity: Opioid Workforce Expansion Program (OWEP) Professionals

Deadlines:

To AVP, ORSP for review and approval: April 9, 2019

AVP, ORSP decision: April 11, 2019

If accepted, ORSP 7-business day deadline for internal approvals:  April 25, 2019

Full Proposal: May 7, 2019

Required materials for ORSP submission:

1.    Summary no longer than three pages in length

2.    All on- and off-campus collaborations

3.    Publications or other indicators of productivity in the past 3 years relevant to this FOA

Synopsis of offering:

Goal: To increase the number of behavioral health professionals trained in the provision of OUD and other SUD prevention, treatment, and recovery services to serve in high need and high demand areas.

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.

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.

More information here
 

Funding:
Anticipated Total Available FY 2019 Funding:
•    $39,300,000
Estimated Number and Type of Awards:
•    Approximately 29 grants
Estimated Award Amount:
•    Up to $1,350,000 (fully funded at the outset for use over the period of performance)
 

Eligibility:

  • Accredited institutions of higher education or accredited behavioral health professional training programs
  • Accredited masters or doctoral-level degree programs of social work
  • American Psychological Association (APA)-accredited doctoral, internship and post-doctoral residency programs of health service  psychology (including clinical psychology, counseling and school psychology).

 

Questions about this limited submission opportunity:
Michael Scott, AVP for Research, ORSP, mjscott@sfsu.edu