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Residential Substance Abuse Treatment Training and Technical Assistance Program

Award Information

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2010, $894,600)

Under this award, the Advocates for Human Potential Inc. will provide a comprehensive array of training and technical assistance (TTA) to assist RSAT grantees. The recipient has demonstrated expertise: assisting corrections administrators and substance abuse directors in identifying and defining TTA needs; developing and testing trainer curriculum (including web-based platforms); and developing cost-effective technical assistance responses, including telephonic, web-based (podcasts, webinars) and in-person consultation as well as publication development and dissemination. Additionally, the recipient will: 1) provide proactive, comprehensive, user-friendly technical assistance services; and 2) develop uniform protocols for the assessment and delivery of technical assistance, as well as tracking, evaluation, and follow-up.

The Advocates for Human Potential Inc. (AHP) will provide a comprehensive array of practical and accessible training and technical assistance to RSAT grantees using evidence-based practices (EBPs) as well as detailing how to report required performances measures. AHP will provide essential resources to grantees to enhance performance and help solve common problems using a core of experts familiar with EBPs in drug treatment and corrections. AHP will establish a national resource center via a dedicated RSAT web site through which grantees can access curricula and tools, learn of TTA events such as webinars and participate in a learning community to share and promote best practices.


Date Created: September 6, 2010