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National Health Promotion Training Network (13.990)

Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, Public Health Service, Department of Health and Human Services.

Objectives: To educate the public about environmental, occupational, societal and behavioral factors that affect health in order that individuals may make informed decisions about health-related behavior. The National Health Promotion Program is a federal focal point for the development, implementation, and coordination of programs that promote good health habits and programs that are designed to prevent disease and disability. (Assistance must be used to satisfy program needs of the National Health Promotion Activities Program, including but not limited to: reaching local human service agencies with training in conducting effective health promotion programs; identifying or developing materials for health promotion programs, such as model curricula for use by universities or community health promotion programs; adding to the scientific data base, especially to fill gaps identified in the "Objectives for the Nation" report; identifying the needs of special population groups—such as Blacks, Hispanics, Asian/Pacific Islander Americans, handicapped and elderly Americans--and finding health promotion programs to meet those special needs; and facilitating health promotion activities at the local level from a central, national base, throuqh education and locally organized activity.) Types of

Assistance: Project Grants (Cooperative Agreements).

Social Programs

Administration for Children, Youth and Families—Child Welfare Research and Demonstration (13.608)

Office of Human Development Services, Department of Health and Human Services.

Objectives: To provide financial support for research and demonstration projects in the area of child and family development and welfare. (Grants are for: (1) special research and demonstration projects in the field of child welfare that are of regional or national significance; (2) special projects for the demonstration of new methods or facilities that show promise of substantial contribution to the advancement of child welfare; and (3) projects for the demonstration of the utilization of research ir. the field of child welfare in order to encourage experimental and special types of welfare services.)

Types of Assistance: Project Grants.

Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention and Treatment (13.628)

Office of Human Development Services, Department of Health and Human Services.

Objectives: To assist State, local, and voluntary agencies and organizations to strengthen their capacities to develop programs that will prevent, identify and treat child abuse and neglect. (Grants or contracts are for: (1) providing technical assistance to public and nonprofit private agencies and organizations; (2) demonstration programs and projects to develop and establish multi-disciplinary training programs; to establish and maintain


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