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Integrated Substance Use Disorder Training Program (ISTP)

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ISTP FY2021 FAQs

Announcement Number:
HRSA-21-087

Bureau/Office:
Bureau of Health Workforce

Date(s) to Apply:
12/11/2020 to 02/24/2021

Estimated Award Date:
07/01/2021


What is the program?

The program expands the number of nurse practitioners, physician assistants, health service psychologists, and/or social workers trained to provide mental health and substance use disorder (SUD), including opioid use disorder (OUD) services in underserved community-based settings that integrate primary care, mental health, and SUD services.

Applicants must propose to plan, develop, and operate a 12 months full-time (24 months half-time) training program for nurse practitioners, physician assistants, health service psychologists, and/or social workers that trains practitioners to provide care for individuals in need of mental health and SUD/OUD prevention, treatment, and recovery services.


Are you eligible?

Eligible applicants

  • A Teaching Health Center (as defined in PHS Act Section 749A(f)), or HRSA-21-087
  • A Federally Qualified Health Center (as defined in section 1905(l)(2)(B) of the Social Security Act)
  • A Community Mental Health Center (as defined in section 1861(ff)(3)(B) of the Social Security Act)
  • A Rural Health Clinic (as defined in section 1861(aa) of the Social Security Act)
  • A health center operated by the Indian Health Service, an Indian tribe, a tribal organization, or an urban Indian organization (as defined in section 4 of the Indian Health Care Improvement Act)
  • An entity with a demonstrated record of success in providing training for nurse practitioners, physician assistants, health service psychologists, and/or social workers.

For purposes of this NOFO, an entity with a demonstrated record of success in providing training for nurse practitioners, physician assistants, health service psychologists, and/or social workers is an existing accredited training program for one or more of the eligible disciplines that train practicing professionals.

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Contact Us

Steven Coulter

scoulter@hrsa.gov

Phone: (301) 945-3336

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