Do You or Your Organization Need Technical Assistance? Try BRSS TACS!

NYAPRS Note: Don’t miss out on this opportunity to receive free technical assistance from national subject matter experts on a wide range of topics and issues through SAMHSA’s Bringing Recovery Supports to Scale Technical Assistance Center Strategy (BRSS TACS. TA topics can include such a broad range of issues from management and sustainability issues to direct care and the development and implementation of core competencies for the workforce. See below for an example of the kinds of TA available and how to take advantage of this opportunity.

As a proud partner with BRSSTACS, NYAPRS has seen some great work occur through this opportunity for many organizations and state and county entities across the nation. See below and get some free assistance!

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A wide range of technical assistance (TA) is available through SAMHSA’s Bringing Recovery Supports to Scale Technical Assistance Center Strategy (BRSS TACS). BRSS TACS activities are carried out by a collaboration of 15 partners, led by the Center for Social Innovation. The collaboration represents many stakeholders in the recovery movement, including national peer, youth, and family-run organizations and recovery communities, State membership organizations, peer-run small businesses, human services technical assistance providers, and academic institutions.

What is BRSS TACS TA?

TA takes many forms, from simple resource requests to intensive virtual or onsite support for you, your program, and/or organization. Some examples of TA topics include:

  • Board development/leadership training
  • Wellness training
  • Marketing/social media training
  • Strategic planning/capacity building
  • Infrastructure development
  • Recovery-oriented systems of care
  • Peer recovery supports
  • Capacity-building for peer-run and recovery community organizations, including strategic planning, organizational assessment and readiness, effective marketing, sustainability and evaluation • Integration of services with primary care • Leadership by people in recovery and family members
  • Recovery supports for specific populations such as minorities; veterans; youth; criminal justice; people experiencing homelessness; and those identifying as lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT)
  • Cultural competence
  • Training models and state-specific certification requirements for peer specialists and peer recovery coaches
  • Core competencies for peer support workers

How Can I Request TA?

Fill out a TA request form with the details of your request and send it to brsstacs@center4si.com.