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Opioid Workforce Expansion Program (OWEP) Professionals

  • Program Name:Opioid Workforce Expansion Program- Professional
  • Activity Code:T98
  • Application Available:3/8/2019
  • Application Deadline:5/7/2019
  • Created By:Schwab, Dawn
  • Created On:5/2/2018
  • Last Updated by:Wildberger, William
  • Last Updated On:3/8/2019
  • Estimated Project Start Date:9/1/2019

 Details of the changes posted in this announcement

Not Available

 Announcement Information

Announcement Number HRSA-19-085
Announcement Code
CFDA Number 93.732
Provisional No
Activity Code T98
Competitive Yes
Fiscal Year 2019


This notice announces the opportunity to apply for funding under the Opioid Workforce Expansion Program (OWEP) Professionals program. The purpose of this program is to enhance community-based experiential training for students preparing to become behavioral health professionals with a focus on Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) and other Substance Use Disorders (SUD) prevention, treatment, and recovery services. The program will provide funding for training behavioral health professionals in the provision of OUD and other SUD prevention, treatment, and recovery services in high need and high demand areas.3 The program also supports the development of behavioral health faculty skills and expertise in the prevention, treatment, and recovery of patients with OUD and other SUD. Award recipients will impact the quality and access to behavioral health and substance use services in high need and high demand areas by increasing the number of professionals and transforming integrated behavioral health and primary care teams to effectively prevent and treat OUD and other SUD in community-based practices.

 Legislative Information

Section 756(a)(1)-(3) of the Public Health Service (PHS) Act, as amended (42 U.S.C. § 294e–1)

 Application Information

Application Available 03/08/2019
Application Deadline 05/07/2019
Supplemental Application Deadline N/A
Explanation for Deadline N/A
Archive Date 07/06/2019
Letter of Intent Not required
Application Package SF424 R&R
Allow Applications to be Reopened in EHBs No
FOA Available Yes
Competitive Application Types Supported New; Continuation & Supplement
Allow Electronic Submission N/A
Page Limit for Application
Allow Multiple Applications
from an Organization from
Electronic Submission Instruction Electronic submission is/will be available in Grants.Gov

 General Information

Projected Award Date N/A
Estimated Project Period N/A
Estimated Project Start Date 09/01/2019
Estimated Project End Date 08/31/2022
Estimated Amount of this Competition $39,300,000.00
Estimated Number of Awards 29
Estimated Average Size of Awards $0.00
Cost Sharing No
Cooperative Agreement No

 Contact Information

Name Andrea G. Battle, Ph.D.
Phone Number (301)443-1928

 Download Information

Expand FOA (Guidance) Attachment (Maximum 1)
Document Name Size Date Attached Description
BHW HRSA-19-085 final.pdf 540 kB 03/08/2019
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No documents attached
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