Now is the Time – Technical Assistance Center (NITT-TA Center)
Donna Burton, PhD
- Oliver Tom Massey, PhD
Center for Applied Research Solutions
Now is the Time-Technical Assistance Center provides training and technical assistance to recipients of the Now is the Time – Project AWARE and – Healthy Transitions grants awarded through the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration. The purpose of the Center is to provide grantees the services and supports needed to optimize the implementation and sustainability of their efforts to improve the continuum of care for transition- aged youth who have, or are at-risk for, serious mental health conditions.
- Provide multifaceted TTA across a wide variety of content and process strategies.
- Promote the application of cultural and linguistic competence in project implementation and service delivery.
Long Term Impact
- Enhance grantee capacity to design, implement, and sustain policies, programs and services at state- and local-levels.
- The NITT-TA grant was renewed in 2015 and USF continues to partner with the Center for Applied Research Solutions, WestEd, and ChangeMatrix.