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Cooperative Agreement - Networking and Professional Development of State and Large Urban System Healthcare Administrators
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The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) is seeking applications for funding under the Fiscal Year (FY) 2017. The purpose of this solicitation is to support the development, enhancement and sustainability of nationwide correctional leadership. The successful awardee will have the executive level background to understand the sensitivity and political nature of the target audience.

Goals and Objectives
The goals of these professional development training programs are to develop and enhance competency based leadership skills as well as enhance healthcare knowledge for state and large urban system Healthcare Administrators of Corrections, focusing on collaborative and sustainable approaches to organizational management.

The successful applicant(s) must: (1) articulate a clear understanding of the unique training needs of Correctional Healthcare Administrators, (2) have effectively incorporated adult learning principles into training modules, (3) have coordinated and facilitated training at the executive and senior level, and (4) identify several committed project team members who have served at a senior/executive level in a state or large urban correctional agency as a healthcare administrator.

The program’s overall objectives include the following:

  • Provide newly appointed or selected state and large urban correctional healthcare administrators to their new leadership role and the multiple complexities inherent in correctional healthcare that accompany changes of command;
  • Provide a safe and confidential training environment where correctional healthcare leaders may candidly discuss challenges and experiences involving their organization, both internal and external; and
  • Provide an opportunity for participants to share information, engage in networking and mentoring relationships as well thoughtfully review emerging healthcare issues and trends that are impacting the field of corrections.

DEADLINE: Applications must be received before midnight (ET) on September 7, 2017.

Please note effective July 1, 2013 the Central Contractor Registration (CCR) was merged to the System for Award Management (SAM).  The SAM registry and Frequently Asked Questions can be reached at  Please note that the registration process can take up to 1-3 weeks, so please plan accordingly.

Posted Mon, Aug 7 2017 12:52 PM by Susan Powell


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