Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Grant Opportunities:
SAMHSA is accepting applications for up to $2.31 million in Statewide Consumer Network grants over the course of the next three years. The purpose of this program is to enhance statewide consumer-run organizations to promote service system capacity and infrastructure development that is recovery-focused and resiliency-oriented. Application due date: May 18
SAMHSA is accepting applications for Statewide Family Network Program grants totaling up to $1.3 million over the course of a three year period. The purpose of this program is to enhance State capacity and infrastructure to be more oriented to the needs of children and adolescents with serious emotional disturbances and their families by providing information, referrals, and support to families who have a child with a serious emotional disturbance, and to create a mechanism for families to participate in State and local mental health services planning and policy development. Application due date: May 18
Psychiatric Rehabilitation Services Practitioner Orientation Training
Presented by PAPSRS (Pennsylvania Association Psychiatric Rehabilitation Services)
This training is for individuals who are employed, or expect to be employed, in programs licensed by DPW/OMHSAS to provide Psychiatric Rehabilitation Services (PRS) and is authorized by DPW/OMHSAS to satisfy the mandatory requirement of current Standards for licensing PRS as well as the expectation of the Proposed PRS Regulations for 12 Hour PRS Orientation Training.
Being offered in 2 locations:
- May 23 & 24, 9:00 – 4:30 in Scranton – Download Details and registration form
- June 5 & 6, 9:00 – 4:30 in State College - Download Details and registration form
Free SAMHSA ADS Center Webinar – Ensuring Access & Inclusion in Higher Education: Rights, Rules, & Responsibilities
Wednesday June 6, 3:00 – 4:30
During this webinar you will learn about the administrative, legal, and personal issues related to access and inclusion in higher education for students with mental health and substance use problems and about one university that is leading the way in ensuring that students have the comprehensive supports they need to stay in school and pursue their vocational goals.
- People in recovery from mental health, substance use, and trauma-related challenges
- Higher education administration, faculty, and service providers
- Student services organizations
- Offices of disability for colleges and universities
- Current and prospective students
- Families, especially those of current or prospective students
- Policymakers or public officials
- Leaders of community-and faith-based organizations
Crossing Systems 101 for Parents and Professionals
Presented by Pennsylvania Families Inc. and the Pennsylvania System of Care Partnership
The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania has its own unique system of services. Crossing Systems 101 is an original curriculum written for Pennsylvania regarding how all of the child serving systems, work in concert with one another. Individuals representing some of these systems will be present and encourage open dialogue with the audience about the systems they represent.
May 14, 9:00 – 3:00 in Mechanicsburg
- Introduction to Work Incentives and Ticket to Work for Professionals serving Youth in Transition – Webcast trainings now available online
New webcast modules promote a basic understanding of Work Incentives, tailor-made for Professionals who support Youth/Young Adults in Transition. This webcast:
- Supports professionals who assist youth and young adults in making knowledgeable decisions about working while still receiving benefits.
- Aids young workers to be successful and to eventually move into greater self-sufficiency by promoting understanding about the value of work incentives