Cooperative Agreement to Support the Establishment of a Southeast Asia Regional HIV Addiction Technology Transfer Center (ATTC)
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT) is accepting applications for a fiscal year (FY) 2016 Cooperative Agreement to Support the Establishment of a Southeast (SE) Asia Regional HIV Addiction Technology Transfer Center (ATTC) (Short Title: SE Asia Regional HIV ATTC). The purpose of this program is to establish an ATTC in SE Asia that builds the regional capacity and increases the skills and abilities of the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) implementing partners in the national HIV/AIDS programs of countries in SE Asia through training, technical assistance, technology transfer, and workforce development. Training and technical assistance by an internationally-based ATTC in behavioral health service provision includes HIV/AIDS prevention, care, and treatment, treatment of substance use disorders (SUDs), co-occurring substance use and mental disorders, and recovery support service programs. The SE Asia Regional ATTC will work collaboratively with other SAMHSA-funded internationally-based ATTCs and the national ATTC in developing evidence-based technical assistance for information exchange and technology transfer.
Application ProcessApplicants must sign the Certificate of Eligibility in Appendix IV, which certifies that the organization meets the eligibility criteria described above. The Certificate of Eligibility must be submitted in Attachment 4 of the application or the application will be screened out and will not be reviewed.