Our funder is the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. In relation to the Regional Public Health Training Center Program, HRSA’s responsibilities include the following:
- Make available the services of experienced HRSA/BHW personnel as participants in the planning and development of all phases of the project;
- Provide ongoing input and review of activities and procedures to be established and implemented for accomplishing the goals of the cooperative agreement;
- Participate, as appropriate, in meetings or site visits conducted during the period of the cooperative agreement;
- Review project information prior to dissemination;
- Assist the Regional PHTCs, in collaboration with the NCCPHT, in developing a network to share resources, best practices, and lessons learned;
- Provide assistance and referral in the establishment and facilitation of effective collaborative relationships with Federal and State agencies, BHW grant projects and other resource centers, and other entities that may be relevant to the project’s mission;
- Provide programmatic input and consultation for development and delivery of training and technical assistance;
- Collaborate with awardees, in collaboration with the NCCPHT, to develop and implement assessment and evaluation strategies;
- Provide information resources; and,
- Participate in the dissemination of project activities and products.
(Request for Proposals, Announcement Number: HRSA-14-076)
The Regional PHTC program is housed within the Bureau of Health Workforce. For more information, visit their website.