3Children’s Health Act of 2000 Public Law 106–310106th CongressAn Act to amend the Public Health Service Act with respect to children’s health.Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled.Section 1. Short TitleThis Act may be cited as the Children’s Health Act of 2000.Title XXXI—Provisions Relating to Services for Children and Adolescents114 Stat Public Law 106–310—Oct. 17, 2000Section 582. Grants to Address the Problems of Persons Who Experience Violence Related Stress(a) In General—The Secretary shall award grants, contracts, or cooperative agreements to public and nonprofit private entities, as well as to Indian tribes and tribal organizations, for the purpose of developing programs focusing on the behavioral and biological aspects of psychological trauma response and for developing knowledge with regard to evidence-based practices for treating psychiatric disorders of children and youth resulting from witnessing or experiencing a traumatic event.
4Principles Guiding the Development of the NCTSI Transformation by improving trauma treatment and servicesFocus on most widely experienced types of traumasCollaborative networkPartner academic experts and service providersNational coordinating centerConsumer involvement and community outreach
17BUDGET INFORMATION - Non- Construction Programs SECTION A - BUDGET SUMMARYGrant ProgramFunctionor Activity(a)Catalog of FederalDomestic AssistanceNumber(b)Estimated Unobligated FundsNew or Revised BudgetFederal(c)Non-Federal(d)(e)Non- Federal(f)Total(g)1. $ $ 0.002. 3. 4. 5. TOTALSSECTION B - BUDGET CATEGORIES6. Object Class CategoriesGRANT PROGRAM, FUNCTION OR ACTIVITY(5)(1)(2)(3)(4)a. Personnelb. Fringe Benefitsc. Traveld. Equipmente. Suppliesf. Contractualg. Constructionh. Otheri.i Total Direct Charges (sum of 6a -6h)j. Indirect Chargesk. TOTALS (sum of 6i and 6j)7. Program Income
24Grant Requirements Project plan in application Requirements in request for applications (RFA)Terms and conditions in the Notice of Grant AwardPublic Health Service Grant policiesSAMHSA participant protection requirementsPrior Government approval
30HHS Grants Policy Statement U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Assistant Secretary for Resources and Technology Office of GrantsOctober 1, 2006
31Grants Management Actions For all correspondence regarding your grant, be sure to reference your SAMHSA-assigned grant number!
32Government Approval Is Needed RebudgetingUse of carryover fundsChange in key personnelChange in effortNo-cost extensionsChange in grantee organization
33Government Approval Procedures Initiated by the Project Director of the grantWritten request countersigned by responsible business official at the grantee organizationSubmitted to the Grants Management Specialist with copy to Government Project OfficerReviewed for completeness and allowability by Grants Management SpecialistForwarded to Government Project Officer for recommendation of approval or disapprovalIf approved, the Grants Management Officer will issue a new Notice of Grant Award to the grantee organization documenting the grants management action
34RebudgetingSAMHSA grantees are allowed a certain degree of latitude to rebudget within and between budget categories in the approved total direct budget of the project to meet unanticipated requirements or to accomplish certain programmatic changes.However, significant rebudgeting requires prior approval from SAMHSA Grants Management.Significant rebudgeting occurs when the cumulative amount of transfers among direct cost categories for the current budget period exceeds 25 percent of the total amount awarded, or $250,000, whichever is less.The request must include the following:Detailed budget and justificationAmount of funds to be rebudgetedIndication of which budget categories will be moved from and toIndication as to whether there will be a change in scopeAssurance that request will not change the existing total cost commitment for current and future budget periods
35Carryover RequestsA Financial Status Report (FSR) must be submitted to SAMHSA’s Division of Grants Management.Carryover Request must be signed by the Program Director and the business office of the organization and submitted to Grants Management no later than 90 days after the FSR is due.Request must include the following:Justification and plans for use of carryoverAmount of funds requested for carryover. Must include a line-item budget and budget narrative (in text format), of requested direct and indirect costsIf unobligated balance is significant (25 percent of the current budget period's total costs), an explanation as to why available funds were not used must be provided
36Change in Key Personnel Change in Project Director/Key Personnel:The grantee organization is required to seek approval in writing before a substitute or permanent individual is appointed to replace an absent or departed Project Director or key personnel.If the Project Director or key personnel is absent from the project for 3 months or more, a substitute or permanent individual must be proposed by the grantee organization and approved by SAMHSA.The request for approval of a substitute or permanent Project Director should include the following:Justification for the changeCurriculum vitae of the individual proposed
37Change in EffortWhenever there is to be a change in the level of participation (increase or decrease) in the approved project by the Project Director or other key personnel as designated by the terms and conditions of award, the grantee must notify SAMHSA as soon as such information is known, but no later than 30 days before the expected date of departure or change in participation level.The request must include the following:Justification for the increase or decrease in the level of participationStatement of proposed changes in duties/responsibilitiesDescription of the change in effort level (from what percentage to what percentage)Description of the duration of changeIndication of what rebudgeting may occur as a result of the change in effort
38No-cost ExtensionThis may be requested if the grantee requires additional time beyond the established project end date to fully complete the project plan and objectives proposed in the original application or to accomplish orderly phaseout of the project.The grantee must submit a written request for an extension to the SAMHSA awarding office no later than 60 days prior to the expiration date of the project period.The request must include the following:Justification for the project to be granted a time extensionLength of time for the requested extension (not to exceed 12 months)Project plans and objectives proposed for the time extensionEstimation of the amount of unexpended funds available for the extension periodA detailed line-item budget and budget narrative for the extension period
39Change in Grantee Organization Original grantee organization must relinquish the grantRecipient organization must accept the grantDocumentation of any changes in scope of the projectNew budgetOriginal grant terminated and new grant number assigned