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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Maternal and Child Health Collaborative Office Rounds

Deadline: March 20, 2017

The Maternal and Child Health Collaborative Office Rounds (MCH COR) program’s purpose is to enhance the knowledge and skills of community-based, primary care providers in addressing the mental/behavioral health conditions of their patients. The program supports continuing education in psychosocial developmental aspects of child health that emphasizes the practical challenges confronted by community-based, primary care practitioners.

The objectives of this program are to:

  • Enhance primary care provider understanding of psychosocial aspects of child development, disorders, and disability
  • Increase provider ability to help children and families address these issues
  • Expand provider ability to distinguish between transient disturbances and more serious psychiatric disorders which require referral
  • Promote collaboration between pediatricians and child psychiatrists

Facilitate a comprehensive approach to health supervision, such as outlined in Bright Futures: Guidelines for Health Supervision of Infants, Children and Adolescents

Amount: Up to $150,000 is available to fund up to 10 applicants at up to $15,000 annually for five years.

Eligibility: Public or nonprofit private institutions of higher learning.

Link: http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=291145

Note: A technical assistance webinar is scheduled for Thursday, February 02, 2017 from 12:00-1:00 MST.

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