The Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program offers training and technical assistance (T/TA) to support recipients in key areas. T/TA takes many forms. The most common are tools, webinars, and manuals found in the TargetHIV Library as well as TA provider landing pages listed here. Some T/TA providers provide phone and email-based assistance and consultation and others manage regional and national learning collaboratives.
HRSA HAB Project Officers are the first point-of-contact for Ryan White recipients in managing their federal funds and accessing training and technical assistance.
This directory of active T/TA projects is organized by primary topic area. (Completed initiatives can be found in the archive.)
Ending the HIV Epidemic
TAP-in supports the 47 EHE jurisdictions funded by HRSA to strengthen their EHE work plans, promote cross-jurisdictional learning, and ensure jurisdictions have access to the resources they need.
- The CHAC advises the Secretary, HHS, Director of CDC, and Administrator of HRSA, regarding objectives, strategies, policies, and priorities for HIV, Viral Hepatitis, and STD prevention and treatment efforts.
- The SCP delivers TA aimed at strengthening healthcare system engagement in local EHE efforts by supporting the coordination of planning activities, alignment of funding sources, and program implementation.
Program & Grant Management
HRSA recipients first point-of-contact for managing federal grants and accessing training and technical assistance.
AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP)
TA and training on administration of Ryan White ADAPs and Part B planning and management.
Clinical Quality Management
TA/training for RWHAP agencies to improve the quality of HIV/AIDS care they provide.
Targeted, time-limited technical assistance for clinical quality management for RWHAP recipients and subrecipients.
Data & Reporting (CAREWare, RSR, ADR, EHB, CDR, EHE, HIVQM, AETC)
CAREWare help desk addresses issues pertaining to the CAREWare data collection system. - 877-294-3571 - [email protected]
Help with the RSR, ADR, CDR, EHE, HIVQM, and AETC data systems.
Help with HRSA Electronic Handbooks (EHB) - 877-464-4772 - 8am-8pm ET, M-F - Contact HRSA About the EHB
- Interactive data tool to visualize the reach, impact, and outcomes of the RWHAP. HRSA offers office hours and webinars to help use the tool.
RSR, ADR, HIVQM, PTR, AETC, DSR, GCMS, EHE - 888-640-9356 - 10am-6:30pm ET, M-F [email protected]
Global HIV/AIDS Programs
Training health workers in high HIV burden countries to meet 95-95-95 goals by 2030. Supporting governments to further support them.
Training and TA in the international context to build HIV/AIDS workforce skills.
Support for PEPFAR programs in sub-Saharan African nations. Helping them sustain their HIV service models and integrate HIV services into broader health systems.
Sustainable QI interventions in selected PEPFAR countries. Goal is to achieve high caliber HIV services and further progress toward epidemic control.
Organizational capacity development for partners under HRSA's Resilient and Responsive Health Systems Initiative.
Health care workforce capacity building through training of staff, strengthening professional entities, and collaborations among nations and professions.
Peer-to-peer based TA among HIV/AIDS organizations domestically and internationally.
- Capacity building for the RWHAP community to navigate the changing health care landscape and help people with HIV to access and use their health coverage to improve health outcomes.
HIV Care Innovations
Initiative documenting existing best practice strategies and interventions that have been shown to improve HIV outcomes in a "real world" setting and can be replicated by other programs.
- Design, implementation, and evaluation of bundled evidence–informed interventions for Black women with HIV.
- Building Capacity to Implement Rapid ART Start for Improved Care Engagement in Ryan White HIV/AIDS ProgramSPNS initiative on implementation and evaluation of interventions that accelerate initiation of antiretroviral therapy (Rapid Start).
- CIE identifies, catalogs, and disseminates evidence-informed interventions that link, re-engage, and retain people with HIV in care, and supports the real-world replication of these interventions to help end the HIV epidemic.
SPNS project to produce and evaluate four linkage and retention intervention packages on jails, buprenorphine, peers, and patient navigation. TA provided to selected RWHAP demonstration sites. Packages available. Active 2015-2020.
Implementation and evaluation of evidence-informed interventions to reduce HIV-related health disparities and improve health outcomes. Focus on transgender women, Black MSM, behavioral health integration, addressing trauma. TA provided to 26 RWHAP agencies. Active 2017-2022.
Adaptation of HRSA HAB SPNS program insights into practical resources. Disseminates T/TA resources.
- Improving Sexually Transmitted Infection Screening and Treatment among People with or at Risk for HIV
Developing and field-testing tools for improving STI screening in people with HIV and those at risk of acquiring HIV. Active 2018-2021.
- HRSA SPNS project with funding for a Technical Assistance Center (Fenway), an Evaluation Center (UCSF), and demonstration sites.
- Project to facilitate the implementation of Rapid ART initiation in RWHAP provider settings by compiling and disseminating implementation resources nationwide.
Technical assistance across HIV and behavioral health/substance use service providers to enhance system-level coordination and networks of care among RWHAP recipients and other federal, state, and local entities.
SPNS project that supported the design, implementation, and evaluation of interventions that coordinated HIV care and treatment, housing, and employment services.
HIV Clinician Training & Support
- The NCRC is the central hub of the work of the AETC Program, the clinical training arm of the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program.
Clinician consultation on HCV management, HIV management, perinatal HIV/AIDS, pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), post-exposure prophylaxis, substance use.
- The NHC provides ongoing, up-to-date information needed to meet the core competency knowledge for HIV prevention, screening, diagnosis, and ongoing treatment and care to healthcare providers in the United States.
The AETC Program offers clinician education and tailored capacity-building assistance.
People with HIV & Community Involvement
ELEVATE will prepare people with HIV to meaningfully engage and take on leadership roles in planning bodies, advocacy actions, and the HIV workforce.
ESCALATE will focus on reducing HIV stigma through training participants in EHE jurisdictions.
Planning and Planning Bodies
Support for Part A and B recipients and their planning bodies around integrated HIV/AIDS planning efforts.
Building the capacity of RWHAP Part A Planning Councils/Planning Bodies to meet legislative requirements, strengthen consumer engagement, and increase planning involvement by community stakeholders/providers.