SAMHSA State Grant Awards FY 2004

Discretionary Funds in Detail

VIRGIN ISLANDS


Center for Mental Health Services (CMHS)

VIRGIN ISLANDS

Grantee: U.S. Virgin Island Dept of Health St Thomas, VI
Program: State Mental Health Data Infrastructure Grants SM56648
Congressional District: VI-00
FY 2004 Funding: : $71,000
Project Period: 09/30/2004 - 09/29/2007
This project will continue the State's effort to build infrastructure to collect data and report the remaining Mental Health Block Grant Uniform Reporting System Developmental Measures. Grant efforts will focus on (1) local provider training to improve data quality, (2) implementation of web-based technology using DS2K + data standards to collect, report, and improve accessibility of data, and (3) strengthening internal and external database linkages. Project outcomes will include consistent data definitions, timely capture of data, improved measure of service outcomes and client change, improved data quality, and enhanced ability to analyze and report on developmental measures such as school attendance, school performance, and involvement with the criminal justice system. The project outcomes will be evaluated based on the ability to produce the data required for URS and other desired reporting. The project will also be evaluated in terms of its ability to produce data that is useful to and is used by system stakeholders.
     

Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP)

VIRGIN ISLANDS

Grantee: Access to Rac Health Inst Christiansted, VI
Program: HIV/AIDS Cohort 4 Services SP10744
Congressional District: VI-00
FY 2004 Funding: : $350,000
Project Period: 09/30/2003 - 09/29/2008
The Access to Racial Health Institute in Washington, DC has received a 5 year grant to provide integrated substance abuse and HIV/AIDS prevention services to minority and underserved populations. The grantee will use a historical Crucian culture framework to integrate substance prevention and HIV prevention interventions. The "Focus on Kids" intervention targets pre and early adolescents in their existing friendship groups. The target population is African-American youth in the 6th through 8th grades (11 to 13) residing in Christiansted and Frederiksted, St. Croix. The program will enroll 1 cohort of 50 youth with 2 cohorts per year, serving 100 youth per year.
     
Grantee: The Village VIs Partners in Recovery St. Croix, VI
Program: Drug Free Communities SP11287
Congressional District: VI-00
FY 2004 Funding: : $100,000
Project Period: 09/30/2004 - 09/29/2005
The grantee will: (1) Reduce substance abuse among youth and, over time, among adults by addressing the factors in a community that increase the risk of substance abuse and promoting the factors that minimize the risk of substance abuse and; (2) Establish and strengthen community anti-drug coalitions.
     
Grantee: Charles Harwood Hospital St. Thomas, VI
Program: State Incentive Cooperative Agreements SP09957
Congressional District: VI-00
FY 2004 Funding: : $1,257,210
Project Period: 04/30/2003 - 04/29/2006
The Virgin Islands will allocate grant funds to sub-recipient organizations to fill gaps in needed prevention services. Goals include: implementing a process to identify services; identifying a range of diverse funding streams and their potential integration with sub-recipient programs and services; and identifying processes to allocate funds to sub-recipients to effectively address age, gender, race/ethnicity, and cultural factors. This grant will be guided by a Prevention Advisory Committee.
     

Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT)

VIRGIN ISLANDS

Grantee: V I Partners in Recovery/Village St Croix, VI
Program: Targeted Capacity - HIV/AIDS TI14451
Congressional District: VI-01
FY 2004 Funding: : $499,940
Project Period: 09/30/2002 - 09/29/2007
To expand and enhance the Virgin Islands Partners in Recovery current comprehensive continuum of intervention and treatment services. The program will provide residential services, family therapy, individual counseling, vocational education, recreation therapy, evaluation services and psychotropic medication, and case management to women, and women and their children from African-American and Latina backgrounds.
     

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