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    Capacity Building, Training and Technical Assistance

    The Capacity Building Branch is within the Prevention and Health Promotion Administration (PHPA’s), Infectious Disease Bureau, Center for Prevention and Care. We provide CBA/TA to local partners, and provide information on national and local related resources. PHPA’S CBA Branch  coordinates national trainings offered through CDC’s Capacity Request Information System (CRIS), AETCs and other local, national and private agencies. 
    These training opportunities are directed to HIV prevention providers, Persons Living With HIV/AIDS (PLWHAs), other public health professionals, and our staff.
     

    What is Capacity Building?

    Capacity Building” generally refers to a process to increase the skills, infrastructure, and resources of individuals, organizations and communities. Capacity building is a key strategy for the promotion, delivery and sustainability of HIV prevention programs. As a result of capacity building on HIV prevention programs, the programs will (1) operate optimally and (2) increase their capacity to effectively deliver evidence-based interventions and core public health strategies for HIV prevention.

    Capacity Building Assistance or “CBA” provision is free (not for fee) and is made available through a variety of methods including; training, technical assistance (TA), and technology transfer to individuals, organizations and communities. CBA is provided directly to communities, community–based organizations and health departments, CBA providers and CBA consumers are also available.
    CBA services do not include the direct delivery of HIV prevention services, but may include on-going mentorship.
    https://www.cbaproviders.org/ResourceMaterials/21/CPN%20postcard.pdf


     

    Who is Eligible? And how to request services:

     

    Funding Source 

     

    How to request our CBA services

    Directly  funded Health Departments, Community Based Organizations or other sites

      

    Discuss your need for CBA services with your State Project Officer/ Human Services Administrator, then make your request through the CBA Request link on this website.