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1 Please Stand By Your presentation will begin shortly… Garrett Lee Smith Campus Suicide Prevention RFA No. SM-15-008 Pre-application Technical Assistance Webinar Tuesday, March 24, 2015 2:00 PM EST Dial In: 1-877-601-4717 Conference Number PW1955016 Pass code: 5167871 If you are experiencing technical difficulties, please press *0

2 SAMHSA Staff: Introductions Center for Mental Health Services Suicide Prevention Branch Project Officers: Rosalyn Blogier Jennifer Cappella Portland Ridley

3 NOTE The recording of this webinar will be posted at: http://www.sprc.org It will posted through April 20, 2015

4 1. Purpose and Expectations 2. Scope and Purview of Program 3. Eligibility and Award Information 4. Budget and Funding Restrictions 5. Cost Sharing Requirements 6. Application Review Criteria 7. Application Submission Process AGENDA

5  Mission: To reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America’s communities.  Roles: ● Voice and Leadership ● Funding-Service Capacity Development ● Information and Communications ● Regulation and Standard Setting ● Improve Practice  Strategic Initiatives SAMHSA’s Direction

6 Garrett Lee Smith Campus Suicide Prevention Grants In 2004 the Garrett Lee Smith Memorial Act was passed  2005-Cohort I 21 grantees  2006-Cohort II 34 grantees  2008-Cohort III16 grantees  2009-Cohort IV22 grantees  2011-Cohort V 21 grantees  2012 –Cohort VI39 grantees  2013 – Cohort VII 22 grantees  2014 – Cohort VIII15 grantees  2015 – Cohort IX20 grantees (anticipated)

7 Award Information and Appropriations (RFA Executive Summary) Funding Opportunity Title: Campus Suicide Prevention Grant Funding Opportunity Number:SM-15-008 Due Date for Applications:April 20, 2015 Anticipated Available Funding:$ 2,076,395 million Estimated Number of Awards:20 Estimated Award Amount: Up to $102,000 per year Cost Sharing/Match Required Yes Length of Project Period: Up to 3 years

8 Eligibility ( Section III-1 ) Section III-1 Public and private institutions of higher education Consortium Prior GLS Campus Suicide Prevention award recipients are not eligible Administration of grant

9 Purpose 1. Prevention of suicide attempts and completions 2. Needs/Infrastructure Development/Enhanced Capacity 3. SAMHSA’s Strategic Initiative : Prevention of Substance Abuse and Mental Illness 4. High risk groups: LGBTQ, American Indian/Alaska Natives, military family members and veterans

10 6 Allowable Activities (Section 2.1) 1.Networking infrastructure to link campus with care providers from community 3.Trainings 4.Educational seminars 4. Linkage to National Suicide Prevention, Lifeline, community hotline or creation of college-based hotlines 5. Informational materials for the campus community 6. Educational materials for family members

11 6 Allowable Activities (Section 2.1) NOTE:  No requirement to select all six activities  Selection should be based on needs of your campus

12 Non Allowable Activities Funding Restrictions (Part II: Appendix D) Direct substance abuse clinical services or treatment Direct mental health clinical services or treatment Therapy, counseling, medication management, development of treatment plans These non-fundable activities cannot be used toward match costs/ in- kind contributions

13 Other Funding Restrictions (Part II:Appendix D) Fee-for-service payments Tuition waivers, tuition reimbursement, remission Scholarships, Fellowships, Student Aid Stipends Curriculum fees Incentives for staff and faculty members These non-fundable activities cannot be used toward match costs/ in- kind contributions

14 Infrastructure Grant- Expectation Campus must have essential capacities in place before adding new efforts: Crisis response protocol, information & referral to on/ off campus behavioral health services Able to respond to student demand for services so that demand does not outpace capacity.

15 Behavioral Health Disparities Impact Statement Part II-Appendix G Grantees expected to submit a Behavioral Health Disparity Impact Statement Adhere to National Standards for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS) in Health Care http://www.ThinkCulturalHealth.hhs.gov Program specific guidance will be provided

16 Budget ( Grant Project Period: 3 Years) Estimated Award Amount  Up to $102,000 per year (direct and indirect costs)  Direct costs: Salaries, benefits, equipment, supplies, contractual, and travel  Indirect costs: Administrative costs or “overhead” costs ( i.e. central adminstrative services, electricity)  Data collection & evaluation costs: cannot exceed 20% of your annual budget

17 Indirect Cost Rates  SAMHSA does not accept a “research” indirect cost rate  Applicants can use their “non-research” indirect cost rate only one rate for “all programs” State that you plan to negotiate and establish an indirect rate with DHHS (https://rates.psc.gov)https://rates.psc.gov  Contact Gwen Simpson, SAMHSA Grants Management Officer: gwendolyn.simpson@samhsa.hhs.gov; 240-276- 1408gwendolyn.simpson@samhsa.hhs.gov

18 Cost Sharing and Match Requirements (Section III-2)  Provide a $1 match for every $1 in federal funds  Match can be cash or in-kind  Match can be donated from public or private entitites  Match costs must be met by the end of the 3-year grant period used for activities directly related to your project itemized separately in the Budget section

19 Non-Federal Match Costs: Examples (Section III-2) personnel and fringe costs printing costs suicide prevention brochures supplies, equipment, postage travel costs to attend meetings, site visits, trainings rental space costs for trainings, meetings fees and travels costs for trainers & speakers costs training and workshop materials Student incentives Software and databases

20 Non-Allowable Activities CANNOT Be used toward Match Costs Direct substance abuse clinical services or treatment Direct mental health clinical services or treatment Therapy, counseling, medication management, development of treatment plans Fee-for-service payments Tuition waivers, tuition reimbursement, remission Scholarships, Fellowships, Student Aid Stipends, Curriculum fees Incentives for staff and faculty members

21 SAMHSA Grantee TA Meeting Include in Budget 1.Plan to send up to 3 project staff 2.Year 1 and Year 3 only 3.Travel and hotel rates based on Washington DC

22 Data Collection and Performance Measurement (Section 2.2 & 2.3) There are 3 components to Evaluation: 1. National Outcomes Evaluation 2. Common Data Platform (CDP) used for Performance Measurement 3.Local Performance Assessment Data collection, evaluation, and performance measurement costs cannot exceed 20% of your budget

23 Questions? Dial *1 on your phone to ask a question

24 Application Evaluation Criteria Overview of the Project Narrative (Sections A-D) Describes your project Includes the Evaluation Criteria Scored according to the quality of your response No longer than 25 pages Place the required information in the correct section

25 Evaluation Criteria Section A: Statement of Need (15 Points) Describe institution and demographic information on population to be served Include information on students death, attempts, Describe current suicide prevention services/programs as well as service gaps and priority problems Identify sources of data used

26 Evaluation Criteria Section B: Proposed Approach (35 Points) 1. Describe purpose with clear statement of goals 2. Indicate which of the six activities are proposed for funding and describe a program plan for each activity: problems/issues; activities/programs, and goals addresses the needs of high-risk students adheres to CLAS 3. Role of campus leadership and providers 4. How goals will increase system capacity to support other public health issues on campus (i.e. sexual assault) 5. Provide program implementation/management timeline

27 Evaluation Criteria Section C: Staff, Management, Relevant Experience (20 Points) Provide a list of staff positions for the project, showing the role, level of effort and qualifications Describe key staff experience and qualifications

28 Evaluation Criteria Section D: Data Collection & Performance Measurement (30 Points) Document ability to collect/report on the required performance measures Describe plan for data collection, management, analysis & reporting Describe data and its use in project management & quality improvement Coordinate with National Outcomes Evaluation and GPRA compliance Describe how deaths by suicide and suicide attempts will be monitored and used to inform program

29 Budget Justification, Existing Resources & Supporting Documentation (Part II) 1.Submit a Budget for Each Grant Year 2.Budget Section Format: Use the sample budget template in Part II: Appendix F 3.Budget Section includes 2 parts: Table showing Breakdown by Cost Category for Requested Costs and Non-Federal Match Costs Narrative justifying and describing Requested Costs and Non-Federal Match Costs 4. Data Collection/Evaluation budget category- Do not exceed 20% of total grant award per year

30 Evaluation Criteria Sections E and F Supporting Documentation Section E: Biographical Sketches & Job Descriptions Part II: Appendix E for instructions Section F: Confidentiality and SAMHSA Participant Protection/Human Subjects Part I : Appendix I for instructions

31 Section E: Confidentiality & Participant Protection and Human Subjects Regulations No page limit Use guidelines contained in Part 1: Appendix I Respond to ALL seven elements in the guidelines Carefully review Protection of Human Subjects Regulations

32 Questions? Dial *1 on your phone to ask a question

33 Content and Format of Application Submission Process Deadline Date Application Submission Information (Part II )

34 10 required application components (Section 1.3) Checklist for Application Formatting Requirements (Appendix A) Applications that do not comply with these requirements will automatically be screened out and not reviewed. Required Application Components (Part II)

35 Application is due by 11:59 PM (Eastern Time) on April 20, 2015 Paper Applications will NOT be accepted Must submit applications electronically through http://www.Grants.gov http://www.Grants.gov Read Appendix B for detailed instructions on the electronic submission of applications Application Submission Requirements (Part II)

36 Electronic Submission of Application Technical (IT) Help Must submit applications electronically through http://www.Grants.govhttp://www.Grants.gov  IT User Guide : www.Grants.govwww.Grants.gov  E-mail: support@Grant.govsupport@Grant.gov  Phone: 1-800-518-4726  Gwen Simpson: gwendolyn.simpson@samhsa.hhs.gov gwendolyn.simpson@samhsa.hhs.gov 240-276-1408

37 Office of Financial Resources Your Grants Management Specialist Gwen Simpson gwendolyn.simpson@samhsa.hhs.gov 240-276-1408

38 Part II, Appendix II : Resources SAMHSA National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices http://nrepp.samhsa.gov American College Health Association http://acha-ncha.orghttp://acha-ncha.org National College Health Assessment (NCHA) http://www.acha-ncha.org http://www.acha-ncha.org The Jed Foundation http://jedfoundation.orghttp://jedfoundation.org National Strategy for Suicide Prevention (NSSP)

39 SPRC Resources (cont) Taking Action http://www.sprc.org/taking_action/index.asp http://www.sprc.org/taking_action/index.asp Data-driven planning model http://www.sprc.org/library/datadriven.pdf http://www.sprc.org/library/datadriven.pdf Assessing and Managing Suicide Risk http://www.sprc.org/traininginstitute/amsr/clincomp.asp http://www.sprc.org/traininginstitute/amsr/clincomp.asp National Center for Suicide Prevention Training Online Workshops http://www.sprc.org/traininginstitute/online_training.asp http://www.sprc.org/traininginstitute/online_training.asp

40 Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC) Resources SAMHSA Grantees page http://www.sprc.org/grantees/index.asp http://www.sprc.org/grantees/index.asp State data sheets http://www.sprc.org/stateinformation/datash eets.asp http://www.sprc.org/stateinformation/datash eets.asp SPRC Library http://library.sprc.org/browse.php?catid=9 http://library.sprc.org/browse.php?catid=9 Best Practices Registry for Suicide Prevention http://www.sprc.org/featured_resources/bpr/index.asp http://www.sprc.org/featured_resources/bpr/index.asp

41 NOTE The recording of this webinar will be posted on the SPRC website: http://www.sprc.org It will posted through April 20, 2015

42 Questions? Dial *1 on your phone to ask a question

43 Thank You Rosalyn Blogier GLS Campus Suicide Prevention Team Coordinator & Government Project Officer rosalyn.blogier@samhsa.hhs.gov 240-276-1842 Portland Ridley GLS Campus Suicide Prevention Government Project Officer portland.ridley@samhsa.hhs.gov 240-276-1848 portland.ridley@samhsa.hhs.gov Jennifer Cappella GLS Campus Suicide Prevention Government Project Officer jennifer.cappella@samhsa.hhs.gov jennifer.cappella@samhsa.hhs.gov 240-276-1857

44  People ● Stay focused on the goal.  Partnership ● Cannot do it alone.  Performance ● Make a measurable difference. SAMHSA Principles

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