Supporting Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Screening and Intervention

Active
Yes
Status
Posted
Published Date
April 3rd, 2024
Close Date
June 21st, 2024
Total Funding
$950,000.00
Award Ceiling
$950,000.00
Award Floor
$0.00
Expected No. Awards
1
Opportunity No.
HRSA-24-046

Agency

Health Resources and Services Administration (HHS-HRSA)

Eligible Applicants

Others

Funding Category

Health

Funding Instrument

Cooperative Agreement

Opportunity Category

Discretionary

Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement

Yes

Summary

The Health Resources and Services Administration is offering a federal grant for the Supporting Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Screening and Intervention program. This program aims to reduce alcohol use during pregnancy and improve outcomes for children with FASD nationwide, particularly in communities with high rates of binge drinking during pregnancy. The program focuses on educating Primary Care Providers (PCPs) and increasing the use of screening, intervention, and referral processes for high-risk pregnancies. It also aims to enhance PCPs' knowledge of the risks of drinking alcohol during pregnancy and promote recommended screenings, interventions, and referral approaches. Additionally, PCPs who provide healthcare to children and adolescents will develop skills to identify and manage FASD, with an emphasis on effective communication with families. The program plans to engage a minimum of 80 practices over 5 years, with a focus on rural areas and medically underserved communities. The grant has an award ceiling of $950,000 and does not require cost sharing or matching. All domestic public or private entities, including nonprofits, for-profit organizations, small businesses, and various government entities, are eligible to apply. For more information, visit the grant opportunity page: link. For inquiries, contact M. Sonsy Fermin at (301)443-1702 or email wellwomancare@hrsa.gov.

Description

The Supporting Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) Screening and Intervention program helps reduce alcohol use during pregnancy and improves outcomes for children with FASD nationwide, especially in communities where there’s a high rate of binge drinking during pregnancy. The program focuses on educating Primary Care Providers (PCPs) and increasing the use of screening, intervention, and referral processes for high-risk pregnancies. The program’s goals include increasing PCPs’ knowledge of the risks of drinking alcohol during pregnancy as well as promoting recommended screenings, interventions, and referral approaches. In addition, PCPs who provide health care to children and adolescents will develop skills to identify and manage FASD, with a particular emphasis on fostering effective communication with families. Through recruitment, education, and technical assistance, the program aims to make lasting positive changes. Engaging a minimum of 80 practices over 5 years, the Supporting FASD Screening and Intervention program strives for widespread impact, particularly in communities that have high rates of binge drinking during pregnancy, including rural areas and medically underserved communities.

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