The purpose of the National Public Health Practice and Resource Centers (NPHPRC) on Health for Children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) or Tourette syndrome (TS) is to fund centers that have the capacity to develop and provide health promotion programs and health communication and
education resources for both professionals and the public regarding ADHD or TS.
Program strategies should include 1) Information, Consultation and Referral, 2) Health Communication Programs and Materials Development, and3) Education and Training.
The NPHPRC’s mission is to provide information, education and consultation about assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and health and well-being for children with ADHD or TS.
Other target audiences in the NPHPRC’s health promotion mission are health care professionals, education professionals, caregivers, and the public.
Health promotion for children with ADHD or TS requires condition-specific information in addition to information and activities that address common aspects of living with ADHD or TS.
The intended long-term outcomes of the program are to promote optimal health and well-being of children with ADHD or TS.
Increased access to and awareness of available support services and treatments for ADHD or TS among the community, public, healthcare, and educational professionals ; increased knowledge among individuals about ADHD or TS receiving information or educational materials from the NPHPRC ; increased knowledge among individuals attending education programs on ADHD or TS; increased intention to act on information presented by adopting health behaviors, treatment or educational strategies presented among people attending education programs, receiving educational materials, or other program contents.
Applications are requested according to the following target population categories:
1) Category A:
National Public Health Practice and Resource Center for Children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD); 2) Category B:
National Public Health Practice and Resource Center for Children with Tourette Syndrome (TS) Organizations may submit no more than one application.
Each application must represent a distinct target population