Maternal and Child Health Collaborative Office Rounds (MCH COR)
HRSA-17-110 | Maternal & Child Health Bureau
Application Accepted: 01/10/2017 to 03/20/2017
Projected Award Date: 07/01/2017
Estimated Award Amount: N/A
This announcement solicits applications for the Maternal and Child Health Collaborative Office Rounds (MCH COR). The purpose of this program is to enhance the knowledge and skills of community-based, primary care providers in addressing the mental/behavioral health conditions of their patients. The program supports continuing education in psychosocial developmental aspects of child health that emphasizes the practical challenges confronted by community-based, primary care practitioners. The objectives of this program are to: enhance primary care provider understanding of psychosocial aspects of child development, disorders, and disability increase provider ability to help children and families address these issues expand provider ability to distinguish between transient disturbances and more serious psychiatric disorders which require referral promote collaboration between pediatricians and child psychiatrist facilitate a comprehensive approach to health supervision, such as outlined in Bright Futures: Guidelines for Health Supervision of Infants, Children and Adolescents
Per the Social Security Act, Title V, § 502(a)(2)(A) and 42 CFR § 51a.3 (b), public or nonprofit private institutions of higher learning are eligible. An “institution of higher learning” is defined as any college or university accredited by a regionalized body or bodies approved for such purpose by the Secretary of Education, and any teaching hospital which has higher learning among its purposes and functions and which has a formal affiliation with an accredited school of medicine and a full-time academic medical staff holding faculty status in such school of medicine.
Foreign entities are not eligible for HRSA awards, unless the authorizing legislation specifically authorizes awards to foreign entities or the award is for research. This exception does not extend to research training awards or construction of research facilities.