Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

Upcoming Training and Technical Assistance for Partnerships for Success (PFS) II Grantees

Virtual Events

Summer/Fall 2014

Addressing Behavioral Health Disparities throughout the SPF: Successes and Challenges
September 9 peer-sharing call, two times available: 2:00-3:00pm ET/11:00-12:30pm PT or 7:00-8:30pm ET/4:00-5:30pm PT
Join other PFS II and PFS 2013 grantees to share effective approaches to using data on substance abuse-related health disparities to guide prevention planning. Participants will also share successes and challenges to incorporating health disparities data throughout the SPF process.
Contact: Molly Ferguson, Training and Technical Assistance Associate, CAPT 
Email: mferguson@edc.org

Evaluators’ Roundtable
October 3, 12:00–1:30pm ET/9:00-10:30am
Gather around this virtual table to discuss evaluation challenges and solutions specific to the PFS II grant. This roundtable will be facilitated by CAPT evaluators, with contributions from SAMHSA’s Program Evaluation for Prevention Contract.
Contact: Molly Ferguson, Training and Technical Assistance Associate, CAPT 
Email: mferguson@edc.org

Customized In-person and Virtual TA for Individual
PFS II Grantees: Some Examples

  • Re-energizing State Epidemiological Work Groups, including consultation on membership, organizational procedures, and establishing short- and long-term goals
  • Addressing data gaps at the state and sub-recipient levels
  • Enhancing Evidence-based Work Groups, including guidance on determining levels of evidence and supporting sub-recipients in developing logic models and selecting strategies
  • Preparing states to deliver TA to high-need communities