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Partner Training Center Networks

The members of the Federal Training Center Collaborative (FTCC) are federally funded training and technical assistance (T/TA) centers with complementary missions.

The FTCC is committed to:

  • Increasing collaboration in the prevention and treatment of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), viral hepatitis, tuberculosis (TB), behavioral health, and the management and promotion of sexual and reproductive health.
  • Maximizing the use of federal resources to help meet the training and organizational capacity building needs of the health care and public health workforce engaged in promoting health and reducing disparities.

All partner training centers offer online and in-person training and capacity-building assistance. Several offer clinical consultation services. Explore below to learn more about the services and audiences served.

Website: ATTC Network

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Funder: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

Structure

  • 10 Regional Centers
  • 2 National Focus Area Centers (American Indian and Alaska Native, and Hispanic and Latino)
  • 1 Network Coordinating Office

Key Services

  • Training on evidence-based practice
  • Intensive technical assistance
  • Foster regional and national alliances

Target Audience

  • Addiction counselors
  • Recovery support workers
  • Health professionals addressing the needs of people with substance use or other behavioral health disorders
  • Academics
  • State and local government officials

Modalities

  • In-person
  • Online (downloadable resources, asynchronous and synchronous trainings, webinars, videos, and podcasts)
  • Phone/remote

Topics

  • Behavioral Interventions for SUD
  • Stimulant misuse
  • Opioid misuse
  • HIV and Hepatitis C
  • Health equity and inclusion
  • Compassion fatigue and resilience
  • Recovery-oriented practices and services
  • Medically-assisted Therapy

Website: AETC National Coordinating Resource Center

AETC Program

Funder: Health Resources and Services Administration HIV/AIDS Bureau (HRSA HAB)

Structure

  • 8 Regional Centers
  • 2 National Centers
  • 3 Special Projects

Key Services

  • Clinical training and capacity building assistance
  • Preceptorships
  • Annual Ryan White Program Clinical Conference
  • Expert clinician consultation warmlines and hotlines (HIV management, perinatal transmission, PrEP, hepatitis c management, addiction treatment)

Target Audience

  • Clinicians
  • Clinical team & staff
  • Health profession students

Modalities

  • In-person
  • Online
  • Phone-based

Topics

  • HIV primary care
  • ART
  • Prevention
  • PrEP/nPEP/PEP
  • HIV testing
  • Integrated care

Website: Program Backgrounder

CPN Network

Funder: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (DHAP)

Structure

  • 17 CBA providers
  • 2 National Training Centers (E-learning and Classroom)
  • 12 Regional TA Providers (Clinical testing, non-clinical testing and prevention, integrated activities and structural interventions)
  • 1 Continuous Quality Improvement and Sustainability Center for CBOs
  • 1 National Marketing and Administrative Support Center

Key Services

E-learning and classroom learning for evidence-based interventions; distance learning to support senior and mid-level program managers at CDC-funded CBOs, tailored TA.

Target Audience

  • CDC-funded Health Departments – state, tribal, local, and territorial
  • CDC-funded CBOs providing HIV prevention services
  • Local partners supporting CDC-funded health departments and CBOs

Modalities

  • Online
  • In-person
  • Phone-based
  • Skills-building institutes

Topics

  • High-impact HIV prevention
  • Clinical HIV testing and prevention for persons with HIV
  • Nonclinical HIV testing and prevention for HIV-negative people
  • Integrated HIV activities and structural interventions

Website: Disease Intervention Training Centers

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Funder: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)/Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention (DHAP) and Division of STD Prevention (DSTDP)

Structure

  • 1 National Online Curricula Development and Training Center
  • 1 National Instructor-led Curricula Development Center
  • 4 Regional Instructor-led Training Centers

Key Services

The DISTC is a collaboration of CDC-funded training centers to strengthen the capacity of state and local health departments to conduct STD/HIV intervention services.

Target Audience

  • Disease Intervention Specialists (DIS)
  • DIS supervisors
  • Health department staff conducting STD/HIV intervention work

Modalities

  • Online
  • In-person

Topics

Disease Concept Modules

  • Infectious Disease and Human Anatomy
  • Syphilis
  • Chlamydial Infection
  • Gonorrhea
  • Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
  • HIV Infection and AIDS
  • Tuberculosis
  • Hepatitis

PS Core Skills Modules

  • Introduction to Partner Services for PS Providers Communication Skills
  • Interviewing (5 sub-units)
  • Field Investigation and Notification
  • Referrals and Linkages to Care
  • Syphilis Case Management and VCA
  • Lot System

Other: Training/Operations for Safety Around Field Encounters (TOPSAFE), Fundamentals of STDs (Spanish), Introduction to Visual Case Analysis

Website: Family Planning National Training Center

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Funder: Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS), Office of Population Affairs

Structure

  • 1 National Center

Key Services

Building the capacity of Title X family planning staff to provide quality family planning services.

Target Audience

Staff who work in Title X-funded family planning settings. Includes ~70 grantee organizations that oversee ~2,500 clinical service site locations. Disciplines include:

  • Admin/management
  • Clinical staff: MD, NP, PA, CNM, nursing, etc.
  • Other team members: MAs, front desk, billing, etc.

Modalities

  • Learning collaboratives, peer learning groups
  • Webinars
  • Job aids, tools, toolkits
  • 1:1 TA
  • In-person workshops (virtual, onsite)
  • Conference presentations

Topics

  • Program requirements (regulations, statute)
  • Administrative operations/program management
  • Core family planning services i.e. services for preventing and achieving pregnancy (contraception, preconception health, STDs, infertility, etc.)
  • Financial operations (billing and coding, financial management, etc.)
  • Quality improvement (QI methods, patient experience, performance measurement)

Website: National Clinical Training Center for Family Planning (NCTCFP)

NCTCFP

Funder: Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS), Office of Population Affairs

Structure

  • 1 National Center

Key Services

Deliver continuous, high quality clinical skills training and resources to health care providers within the Title X and related public health communities.

Target Audience

  • Title X family planning grantees
  • Family planning providers
  • Clinicians: Physicians, Physician Assistants, Advanced Practice Nurses, Nurses
  • Other healthcare team members

Modalities

  • Webinars
  • In-person
  • Podcasts
  • Webinarettes - "Virtual Coffee Breaks"
  • National Conference
  • Project ECHO
  • Information dissemination

Topics

  • STDs
  • SUD
  • Contraception
  • Mental Health
  • Cultural Competency
  • Other Family Planning Topics

Website: National Network of STD Clinical Prevention Training Centers (NNPTC)

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Funder: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)/Division of STD Prevention (DSTDP)

Structure

  • 1 National STD PTC Coordination Center
  • 1 STD Clinical Consultation Network
  • 1 National STD Curriculum Center
  • 8 Regional STD PTCs

Key Services

Improve the capacity to diagnose, manage, treat and counsel individuals with or impacted by STDs.

Target Audience

  • Providers and health systems who treat and manage STDs

Modalities

  • In-person
  • Online
  • Consultation
  • Technical Assistance
  • Learning Communities

Topics

  • STD diagnosis, management, treatment
  • HIV prevention in STD speciality clinics
  • Quality Improvement

Website: Public Health Learning Navigator

Funder: Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)

Structure

  • 10 Regional Public Health Training Centers (RPHTCs)
  • 80 Community-based Training Partners (CBTs)
  • 1 National Coordinating Center for Public Health Training (NCCPHT)

Key Services

Promoting the creation, collaboration, and distribution of high-quality, relevant, and accessible training and education opportunities for the public health workforce.

Target Audience

  • Governmental and nongovernmental public health practitioners working in local, state, and tribal health departments and community settings
  • Undergraduate and graduate students

Modalities

Our network of 10 RPHTCs and Community-based Training Partners provide free high-quality, online and in-person trainings, tools, and other resources for the public health workforce.

Skills-based trainings

Topics

Websites: CDC Program Information Page

Funder: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention/Division of Tuberculosis Elimination

Structure

  • 4 Regional TB COEs

Creates, enhances and disseminates state-of-the-art resources, models of excellence and performs research to control and eliminate TB in the United States and internationally.

Target Audiences

  • Physicians
  • Physician Assistants
  • Advanced Practice Nurses
  • Nurses
  • Other members of the healthcare team
  • TB Program Managers
  • Disease Control Investigators
  • Federal, state, and local public health professionals

Modalities

  • Webinar
  • In-person
  • Online, asynchronous
  • Technical assistance
  • Clinical consultation

Topics

  • LTBI
  • Active TB disease
  • Drug-resistant TB
  • TB case management and contact investigation
  • Interviewing
  • TB program management and evaluation
  • Pediatric TB