TTI 2022 Information Page

The 2022 TTI provides, on a competitive basis, flexible funding awards to states, the District of Columbia, and the Territories to strengthen innovative programs on the followingtopics:

A. Special Populations: In listening to states and territories discuss their ongoing behavioral health improvement efforts with special populations, this topic was identified to ensure their needs are met in the continued development of 988 and crisis services response. 

1. American Indian/ Alaska (AI/AN) Communities: Projects related to this topic can initiate or enhance efforts to both expand crisis services and evolve 988 response to address the unique needs of the AI/AN communities. 

2. LGBTQ+: Projects related to this topic can initiate or enhance efforts to both expand crisis services and evolve 988 response to address the unique needs of LGBTQ+ individuals.

B. Workforce: In listening to states and territories discuss their ongoing workforce challenges throughout the behavioral health system, this topic was identified to support creative strategies and initiatives throughout continued development of 988 and crisis services response.

C. Children and Adolescents: In listening to states and territories discuss the ongoing behavioral health needs of children and adolescents, this topic was identified to support developmentally appropriate services that engage families and youth throughout the development of 988 and crisis services response. 

 Deliverables Schedule

Deliverable

Date

Information

Monthly Reports

1st of each month

Please submit two versions of your monthly report: one word document and one PDF. Remember: your PDF monthly report will serve as your invoice, so make sure it is signed. Downloads of template of monthly report for:  

Topic A: Special Populations

Topic B: Workforce

Topic C: Children and Adolescents 

Monthly Call

Monthly

Each month you will meet virtually with NASMHPD’s TTI team and their subject matter experts to provide an update on your work and coordinate TA.

Snapshot Report

August 2022

In August 2022 you will be asked to submit a brief report summarizing your work thus far

For any questions or concerns regarding your deliverables please contact Emmet Bloomer: emmet.bloomer@nasmhpd.org

Resources and Learning Opportunities

Resource Guide: Each year, a resource guide is distributed to TTI participants. It contains information and best practices relevant to your topic(s). Expect this guide in April 2022.

Meet and Greets: NASMHPD hosts meet and greets to encourage networking and collaboration between TTI participant. This year meet and greets will take place on 17th and 18th of March and February.

Information Exchanges: NASMHPD hosts virtual information exchanges monthly for TTI participants and their partners. Topics and presenters will be chosen that directly relate to your work in 988 readiness and crisis services. 

  • Understanding and Planning for Children’s Mobile Crisis: A Conversation with Elizabeth Manley: On Thursday, February 24th from 3:00-4:30pm Eastern. View Here
  • Overcoming Barriers and Recognizing the Unique Value of Including Peer Support Specialists with Prior Justice Involvement in Recovery: With Amy Brinkley, Tony Sanchez, Justin Volpe, and Debra A. Pinals, MD: On March 21st from 12:00-1:00pm Eastern. View Here.
  • Elevating Youth Voices: Presented by Youth Program Specialist Shayn MacDonald and Youth Program Coordinator Lydia Proulx of Youth MOVE: On March 23rd from 2:00-3:30pm Eastern. 
  • The Roots of Understanding Tribal Relations, Part I: Presented by retired captain Andy Hunt and Quileute Health Director, Dolores Jimerson: On April 6th from 2:00-3:30pm Eastern.
  • The Roots of Understanding Tribal Relations, Part II: On April 20th from 2:00-3:30pm Eastern.

 

 

Name

Position Title

Email

David Miller

Project Director 

David.miller@nasmhpd.org

Leah Holmes- Bonilla 

Senior Training and Technical Assistance Adviser

Leah.holmes-bonilla@nasmhpd.org

Jane Tobler

Training and Technical Assistance Advisor 

Jane.tobler@nasmhpd.org

Justin Volpe

Peer Support Specialist

Justin.volpe@nasmhpd.org

Nili Ezekiel

Technical Assistance and Research Associate

Nili.ezekiel@nasmhpd.org

Anthony McRae

Senior Program Specialist

Anthony.mcrae@nasmhpd.org

Abby Tausig

Senior Program Specialist

Abby.tausig@nasmhpd.org

Emmet Bloomer

Senior Program Specialist

Emmet.bloomer@nasmhpd.org

Ava Kaufmann

Program Specialist

Ava.kaufmann@nasmhpd.org

Sosena Megabiaw

Program Specialist

Sosena.megabiaw@nasmhpd.org

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