OVC FY 2016 Self-Help Group for American Indian and Alaska Native Survivors of Homicide Facilitator’s Guide Project

ovc-colorOVC FY 2016 Self-Help Group for American Indian and Alaska Native Survivors of Homicide Facilitator’s Guide Project – The Office for Victims of Crime is soliciting for a qualified institution or organization to: (1) develop a comprehensive facilitator’s guide for individuals who are interested in starting a self-help support group for American Indian and Alaska Native survivors of homicide; (2) develop and deliver a two-day training curriculum to train peers and mental health professionals on how to use the guide to start and sustain local self-help groups for the target population; and (3) provide ongoing support and guidance to local facilitators. Eligible applicants are limited to federally recognized Indian tribal governments (as determined by the Secretary of the Interior), universities and colleges (including tribal institutions of higher education), eligible public agencies that provide victim services, and private nonprofit agencies (including tribal nonprofit and for-profit organizations) with expertise in: (1) meeting the clinical mental health needs of AI/AN populations using diverse treatment modalities; and (2) providing training and technical assistance to organizations and individuals on how to meet the mental health needs of AI/AN individuals. Current Closing Date for Applications: June 06, 2016.

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