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site external evaluation of the impact of dependence on alcohol or drugs. The will be administered to practitioners
programs of screening, brief primary purpose of the evaluation is to who are delivering SBIRT services using
intervention (BI), brief treatment (BT) study the extent to which the modified CAPI. The patient survey is composed
and referral to treatment on patients models of SBIRT being implemented by of questions on substance use behaviors
presenting at various health care the grantees expand the continuum of and other outcome measures such as
delivery units with a continuum of care available for treatment of substance productivity, absenteeism, health status,
severity of substance use. CSAT’s SBIRT use disorders. arrests and accidents. The practitioner
program is a cooperative agreement A survey will be used to collect data survey is designed to evaluate the
grant program designed to help six from patients at the participating implementation of proposed SBIRT
States and one Tribal Council expand grantee health care delivery units at models by measuring their penetration
the continuum of care available for baseline using a computer-assisted and practitioners’ willingness to adopt.
substance misuse and use disorders. personal interview (CAPI) and at a six- Furthermore, the survey will document
The program includes screening, Brief month follow-up primarily via moderating factors related to
Intervention, Brief Treatment and computer-assisted telephone practitioner and health care delivery
Referrals (BI, BT) for persons at risk for interviewing (CATI). A second survey unit characteristics.

ESTIMATED ANNUALIZED BURDEN HOURS


Number of Average Total burden
Number of
Instrument/activity responses per burden hours per
respondents respondent per response collection

Patient Survey: ........................


Baseline Data Collection .......................................................................... 3,600 1 .42 1,512
6-Month Follow-up Data ........................................................................... 2,880 1 .47 1,354
Practitioner Survey ................................................................................... 261 1 .40 104

Total ................................................................................................... 3,861 ........................ ........................ 2,970

Written comments and new round of competitive cooperative activities to promote the adoption of
recommendations concerning the agreement awards under the ATTC evidence-based practices in substance
proposed information collection should program in Federal fiscal year (FFY) use disorders treatment and, more
be sent by August 28, 2006 to: SAMHSA 2007. To assist SAMHSA in developing broadly, to promote workforce
Desk Officer, Human Resources and the RFA, SAMHSA is seeking input development in the addiction treatment
Housing Branch, Office of Management from stakeholders and interested parties field. CSAT’s Addiction Technology
and Budget, New Executive Office on a number of issues relating to these Transfer Centers (ATTCs), funded by
Building, Room 10235, Washington, DC cooperative agreements. CSAT since 1993, are a major
20503; due to potential delays in OMB’s Program Title: Addiction Technology component of SAMHSA/CSAT’s
receipt and processing of mail sent Transfer Centers (ATTC) Program. workforce development efforts.
through the U.S. Postal Service, Catalog of Federal Domestic The ATTC Network is dedicated to
respondents are encouraged to submit Assistance (CFDA) Number: 93.243. identifying and advancing opportunities
comments by fax to: 202–395–6974. Authority: Section 5001(d)(5) of the Public for improving addiction treatment. The
Dated: July 20, 2006. Health Service Act, as amended. vision of the ATTCs is to unify science,
education and services to transform the
Anna Marsh, FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: lives of individuals and families
Director, Office of Program Services. Catherine D. Nugent, SAMHSA/CSAT/ affected by alcohol and other drug
[FR Doc. E6–12028 Filed 7–26–06; 8:45 am] DSI, 1 Choke Cherry Road, Room 5– addition.
BILLING CODE 4162–20–P 1079, Rockville, MD 20857, phone: 240– Serving the 50 States, the District of
276–1577, e-mail: Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin
cathy.nugent@samhsa.hhs.gov. Islands and the Pacific Islands, the
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ATTC Network operates as 14
HUMAN SERVICES Introduction
individual Regional Centers and a
The Substance Abuse and Mental National Office. At the regional level,
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Health Services Administration individual Centers focus primarily on
Services Administration (SAMHSA) is committed to building meeting the unique needs in their areas
Request for Comment From the Field resilience and facilitating recovery for while also supporting national
on the Substance Abuse and Mental people with or at risk for substance use initiatives. The National Office leads the
Health Services Administration’s and mental disorders. SAMHSA Network in implementing national
(SAMHSA) Addiction Technology collaborates with the States, national initiatives and concurrently supports
Transfer Center (ATTC) Program associations, local community-based and promotes individual regional
and faith-based organizations, and efforts.
AGENCY: Substance Abuse and Mental public and private sector providers to The current ATTC program is funded
Health Services Administration, HHS. implement initiatives in its priority through cooperative agreements initially
SUMMARY: This notice is to request areas, including development of the awarded in 2001 and 2002. These
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comments from interested stakeholders workforce serving individuals needing cooperative agreements will end in FFY
in the substance use disorders treatment treatment and recovery for substance 2007. SAMHSA/CSAT will be issuing a
field regarding SAMHSA’s ATTC use disorders. The Center for Substance new funding announcement to re-
Program. SAMHSA will be issuing a Abuse Treatment (CSAT) supports compete the ATTCs in FY 2007. To
Request for Applications (RFA) for a training and technology transfer assist CSAT in designing the

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requirements and parameters for the a listing of SAMHSA funding Network and between the Network and
next round of ATTCs, CSAT is announcements for 2001 and 20021. its various audiences.
requesting comments on the directions
Purpose of the ATTCs Core Priorities of the Current ATTCs
and priorities for the ATTC program and
on meeting the workforce development The primary purpose of the ATTCs is A major focus of he ATTCs has been
needs of the addiction treatment field in to enhance professional development by on professional development and
an equitable manner across all the training the addiction treatment training the workforce in the adoption
States, the District of Columbia, the workforce to use evidence-based of evidence-based practices to improve
Carribean Islands, and Pacific Islands. practices in providing treatment the provision of treatment for substance
DATES: Submit all comments on or services and to train allied health use disorders. In addition to training
before September 11, 2006. professionals on the interdisciplinary substance use disorders counselors, the
foundation of addiction treatment, In ATTCs have trained professionals from
ADDRESSES: Address all comments
2001 and 2002, the ATTCs were tasked related disciplines including social
concerning this notice to: Catherine D.
with the following: workers, criminal justice workers,
Nugent, SAMHSA/CSAT/DSI (ATTC
• Building and maintaining nurses, and other allied health
Notice), 1 Choke Cherry Road, Room 5–
collaborative networks with academic professionals. The blending of science
1079, Rockville, MD 20857.
institutions, State and local and service is particularly evident in the
Electronic Access and Filing Address:
governments, substance abuse/mental NIDA/SAMHSA Blending Research and
You may submit comments by sending
health/primary care fields, counselor Practice Initiative carried out by the
electronic mail (e-mail) to
credentialing boards, professional, ATTCs. Using evidence-based protocols
cathy.nugent@samhsa.hhs.gov.
recovery, community and faith-based developed by NIDA’s Clinical Trials
Overview organizations, managed care and Network (CTN), teams from the CTN
The ATTC Network undertakes a criminal justice entities; and the ATTCs work together to create
broad range of initiatives that respond to • Creating linkages with and toolkits and training material for
emerging needs and issues in the disseminating research from the dissemination to the field. This project
substance use disorders treatment field. National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA, exemplifies collaboration between
The ATTC Network is funded to the National Institute of Alcohol Abuse research and practice and serves as an
upgrade the skills of existing and Alcoholism (NIAAA), the National illustration of technology transfer.
practitioners and other health Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), Working with the International
SAMHSA, and other government Coalition for Addiction Studies
professionals and to disseminate the
agencies; Education (INCASE), the ATTCs have
latest science to the treatment
community. Resources are expended to • Developing and updating state-of- promoted professional development
the-art research-based curricula, activities for addictions educators. For
create a variety of products and services
including curricula based on new and example, they have conducted training
that are timely and relevant to the many
revised Treatment Improvement for addictions educators and have
disciplines represented by the addiction
Protocols (TIPs), and developing faculty disseminated ‘‘curriculum infusion
treatment workforce.
and trainers; packages,’’ resource materials on
Background • Enhancing the clinical and cultural specific topics in addictions studies that
competencies of professionals from a educators can use to update their course
History
variety of disciplines to help materials. Several of the ATTCs provide
SAMHSA/CSAT funded 11 centers, individuals with substance abuse pre-service training for individuals in
which were known as the Addiction problems; academic settings preparing for a career
Training Centers (ATCs), in 1993. These • Upgrading standards of professional as a substance use disorder professional.
ATCs covered 19 States and Puerto practice for addictions workers; This training is provided both in
Rico. In 1995, SAMHSA expanded the • Serving as technical resources to classroom settings and through on-line
program to cover six additional States, community-based and faith-based courses.
which brought the total number of organizations, consumers and recovery With the continuing aging of the
States served to 25. In 1996, the program organizations, and other stakeholders; addiction treatment workforce, the need
was renamed the Addiction Technology and for emerging leaders has been well
Transfer Center (ATTC) program. In • Providing feedback from the field to noted. The ATTCs have offered a
1998, a new round of cooperative SAMHSA regarding the development of leadership training program in each
agreements was funded and the ATTC a comprehensive agenda for learning region to help prepare the next
network was expanded to include 13 about and applying state-of-the-art generation of leaders in the field. This
Regional Centers and a National Office, treatment approaches. intensive program pairs emerging
serving 39 States, the District of The ATTCs are currently organized as leaders with mentors, thereby offering
Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. 14 Regional Centers and one national opportunities for ongoing dialogue and
Virgin Islands. New cooperative coordinating center (National ATTC support.
agreements were funded in 2001 and Office—NATTC). This organizational In addition, many of the ATTCs have
2002 for 14 ATTC Regional Centers and structure was predicated on the belief conducted workforce surveys in their
a National Office covering all 50 States, that the ATTCs can more effectively respective regions that provide
the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, advance the addiction field through a demographic, job satisfaction, training/
the U.S. Virgin Islands, and the Pacific unified effort among a coordinated educational, and retention and
Islands. The funding announcements for network of education and training recruitment information. These surveys
the ATTC cooperative agreements centers than through a number of free- have been a vital source of data on
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awarded in 2001 and 2002 may be standing centers. The NATTC serves a workforce conditions and trends in the
found on the SAMHSA Web site, coordinating function, building and past several years, particularly in the
http://www.samhsa.gov. Click on maintaining a viable infrastructure that absence of any national survey of the
‘‘Grants’’ at the top of the page and then promotes internal and external substance use disorders treatment
on ‘‘SAMHSA Grant Archives’’ to find communication among the ATTC workforce.

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ATTCs also work to support the important topics in substance abuse geographic areas each ATTC regional
recovery community through treatment and provides useful tools for center covers. To assist SAMHSA in
educational programs, development of practitioners and administrators. developing the RFA, SAMHSA is
materials, collaboration on special The National Office has also hosted seeking input from stakeholders and
initiatives and support of Recovery committees with representation from interested parties on a number of issues
Month activities. the regional ATTCs and experts from relating to these cooperative agreements.
The NATTC serves a coordinating role the field that have produced such SAMHSA wants to explore how the
for the ATTC Regional Centers and products as the TAP 21 Addiction ATTCs can provide more equitable
hosts a Web site that provides many Counseling Competencies and The access to ATTC services throughout the
important resources to the field, such as: Change Book. These publications have States. The current ATTC regions vary
• Addiction Science Made Easy—a greatly in population, square miles
been milestones in the addiction
library of cutting-edge research articles covered, and number of treatment
treatment field, helping set national
taken from the Journal of Alcoholism: facilities within their borders.
competency standards and a process to
Clinical and Experimental Research and Therefore, SAMHSA is seeking
adopt evidence-based practices
re-written in lay terms. comments on possible alternative
• Addiction ED—a catalogue of respectively.
regional configurations that may address
addiction-related distance education New Request for Applications some of these differences.
opportunities offered by organizations
around the world. For FY 2007, SAMHSA will be SAMSHA has researched the
• Certification Info—a listing of State, issuing a new Request for Applications population, square miles covered, and
national and international licensing and (RFA) for the ATTC program. The FY number of treatment facilities in the
credentialing information for alcohol 2007 President’s Budget requests current ATTC regions, as well as the
and drug counselors. approximately $8.1 million for the regions used by CSAT’s Division of
• ATTC Publication Catalog—a ATTCs, about the same funding level as State and Community Assistance
directory of ATTC Network products the current program. At this time, (DSCA), the Department of Health and
and resources including curricula, SAMHSA does not anticipate changing Human Services (DHHS) Public Health
videos, presenter materials, and the number of ATTCs from the current Service, and the DHHS Health
trainings. number (i.e., 14 Regional Centers and 1 Resources and Services Administration
• Eye on the Field—a monthly national coordinating center); however, (HRSA) regions. This information is
electronic magazine which features SAMHSA might consider changing the presented in the table below.

TABLE. 1.—REGIONS BY POPULATION, SQUARE MILES, AND TREATMENT FACILITIES


Range of
treatment
Number Range of popu- Range of square
Entity providers
of regions lation in the regions miles in the regions in the
regions

Current ATTCs ................................................................................................. * 14 3,809,000– 5,330–830,670 199–


45,154,000 2,747
DSCA ............................................................................................................... 5 47,560,000– 178,510–1,542,760 2,764–
65,948,000 4,133
HHS ................................................................................................................. 10 9,327,000– 61,400–824,290 915–
53,252,000 3,152
HRSA ............................................................................................................... 11 9,987,000– 56,070–971,540 386–
47,241,000 2,938
* Plus a Coordinating Center.

The tables below give a state-by-state


breakout for each of the four regional
structures shown above.

Region State

ATTC Regions

New England ............................................................................................ ME, NH, VT, MA, CT, RI.


Northeast .................................................................................................. NY, NJ, PA.
Central East .............................................................................................. DC, DE, KY, TN, MD.
Mid-Atlantic ............................................................................................... VA, MD, NC, WV.
Southeast .................................................................................................. GA, SC.
Southern Coast ......................................................................................... AL, FL.
Caribbean Basin & Hispanic .................................................................... PR, VI.
Great Lakes .............................................................................................. IL, OH, WI, IN, MI.
Prairielands ............................................................................................... IA, NE, ND, SD, MN.
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Mid-America .............................................................................................. MO, KS, OK, AR.


Gulf Coast ................................................................................................. TX, LA, MS.
Pacific Southwest ..................................................................................... CA, AZ, NM.
Mountain West .......................................................................................... NV, MT, WY, UT, CO.
Northwest Frontier .................................................................................... AK, WA, OR, ID, HI, Pac. Isl.

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Region State

HHS Regions

I ................................................................................................................. ME, NH, VT, MA, CT, RI.


II ................................................................................................................ NY, NJ, PR, VI.
III ............................................................................................................... MD, VA, WV, PA, DE, DC.
IV .............................................................................................................. AL, FL, GA, KY, MS, NC, SC, TN.
V ............................................................................................................... IL, IN, OH, MI, MN, WI.
VI .............................................................................................................. AR, LA, NM, OK, TX.
VII ............................................................................................................. IA, KS, MO, NE.
VIII ............................................................................................................ CO, MT, ND, SD, UT, WY.
IX .............................................................................................................. AZ, CA, HI, NV, Pac. Isl.
X ............................................................................................................... AK, ID, OR, WA.

DSCA Regions

Northeast .................................................................................................. ME, NH, VT, MA, CT, RI, NY, NJ, PA, DC, DE, MD.
Southeast .................................................................................................. PR, VI, VA, WV, KY, TN, MS, AL, GA, SC, NC, FL.
Central ...................................................................................................... IA, ND, SD, MN, IL, OH, WI, IN, MI.
Southwest ................................................................................................. NE, CO, KS, MO, AR, OK, NM, TX, LA.
Western .................................................................................................... CA, MT, WY, NV, UT, AZ, AK, WA, OR, ID, HI, Pac. Isl.

HRSA Regions

New England ............................................................................................ ME, NH, VT, MA, CT, RI.


New York/New Jersey .............................................................................. NY, NJ.
Pennsylvania/Mid-Atlantic ......................................................................... PA, OH, WV, VA, MD, DC, DE.
Southeast .................................................................................................. KY, TN, NC, SC, AL, GA.
Florida/Caribbean ..................................................................................... PR, VI, FL.
Delta Region ............................................................................................. AR, LA, MS.
Midwest ..................................................................................................... MN, WI, MI, IN, IL, IA, MO.
Oklahoma/Texas ....................................................................................... OK, TX.
Mountain Plains ........................................................................................ ND, SD, WY, UT, CO, NE, KS, NM.
Pacific ....................................................................................................... CA, NV, AZ.
Northwest .................................................................................................. WA, ID, MT, OR.

In addition to the factors discussed CAPTs assist State/jurisdictions and • How should ATTC activities be
above, there are a number of critical community-based organizations in the coordinated with those of the CAPTs
program priorities or cross-cutting application of evidence-based substance and other similar centers maintained by
principles affecting the addiction abuse prevention programs, practices, other Federal agencies?
treatment field that need to be and policies. The CAPT system is a • Who should be the primary
addressed by professionals providing practical tool to increase the impact of audiences for/recipients of ATTC
services. SAMHSA is seeking guidance the knowledge and experience that services?
on whether it would be advisable to defines what works best in prevention • Should the ATTCs be organized
have the ATTCs house of Centers of programming. Because knowledge around Centers for Excellence? If so,
Excellence on the critical priorities. The application is a prime focus of both the what topics should these Centers
products and resources developed by ATTCs and CAPTs, SAMHSA is seeking address?
these Centers of Excellence could then input on what the relationship should • What should the role of the
be disseminated throughout the ATTC be between the ATTCs and the CAPTs. National ATTC Coordinating Center be?
Network and the field. This would • What types of services and products
avoid duplication of effort while Questions To Consider in Making Your should the ATTCs provide?
addressing important clinical issues. Comments • Should the ATTCs function
SAMHSA also seeks input from the SAMHSA/CSAT is seeking response primarily as independent regional
field on what the ATTC priorities to questions on a number of issues centers or as a unified network
should be. In view of the pivotal role the regarding the configuration of the ATTC collaborating to provide services and
ATTCs have played in bridging the gap regions, the areas of emphasis, and the products to the field a large?
between science and service, and in • How well does the current
relationship with CAPTs, including the
gathering data on the workforce, they geographic configuration of the regional
following:
are an integral component of SAMHSA’s ATTCs meet the needs of the various
workforce development efforts. • What should be the major areas of constituents, including the States,
Recruitment and retention, leadership emphasis for the ATTCs? providers, and practitioners?
and management skills, and increasing • How well do the current priorities • How well does the current
the diversity of the workforce have been and activities of the ATTCs meet the geographic configuration of the ATTCs
identified as key workforce issues. What needs of the field? Are there some provide effective and equitable delivery
role, if any, should the ATTCs have on activities the ATTCs are currently of technology transfer services
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these subjects? undertaking that are no longer throughout the State?


SAMHSA funds the Centers for the necessary? Are there activities related to • Are there alternative regional
Application of Prevention Technologies workforce development or other topics configurations for the ATTCs that could
(CAPTs) through the Center for the ATTCs should be doing that they are provide more equitable access to ATTC
Substance Abuse Prevention. The not currently doing? services throughout the Nation?

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Dated: July 20, 2006. records was last published in the B. Individuals whose biometrics are
Eric B. Broderick, Federal Register on March 20, 2006 (71 collected by, on behalf of, in support of,
Acting Deputy Administrator, Assistant FR 13987). or in cooperation with DHS as part of a
Surgeon General, Substance Abuse and ENFORCE is the primary background check or security screening
Mental Health Services, Administration. administrative case management system connection with their hiring, retention,
[FR Doc. 06–6500 Filed 7–26–06; 8:45 am] for DHS’ Bureau of Immigration and performance of a job function, or the
BILLING CODE 4162–20–M Customs Enforcement (ICE). IDENT is issuance of a license or credential.
the primary repository of biometric C. Individuals whose biometrics are
information held by DHS in connection collected by Federal, state, local, tribal,
DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND with its several and varied missions and foreign, or international agencies for
SECURITY functions, including, but not limited to: national security, law enforcement,
The enforcement of civil and criminal immigration, intelligence, or other DHS
[Docket No. DHS–2006–0036] laws (including the immigration law); mission-related functions, and who are
investigations, inquiries, and the subjects of wants, warrants, or
System of Records
proceedings there under; and national lookouts or any other subject of interest.
AGENCY: Office of the Secretary, DHS. security and intelligence activities. CATEGORIES OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM:
ACTION: System of records notice. IDENT is a centralized and dynamic
IDENT contains biometric, biographic,
DHS-wide biometric database that also
SUMMARY: The Department of Homeland and encounter-related data for
contains limited biographic and
Security is republishing the Privacy Act operation/production, testing, and
encounter history information needed to
system of records notice for the training environments. Biometric data
place the biometric information in
Automated Biometric Identification includes, but is not limited to,
proper context. The information is
System in order to expand its scope and fingerprints and photographs.
collected by, on behalf of, in support of,
authority to serve all or most programs Biographical data includes, but is not
or in cooperation with DHS and its
that collect biometrics as part of their limited to, name, date of birth,
components and may contain personally
mission. As previously published, this nationality, and other personal
identifiable information collected by
system stored biometric information as descriptive data. The encounter data
other Federal, state, local, tribal, foreign,
a result of encounters pursuant to the provides the context of the interaction
or international government agencies.
Immigration and Nationality Act. As with an individual including, but not
For business purposes ENFORCE and
now proposed, this system will store limited to, location, document numbers,
IDENT were operated jointly. Now, as a
biometric and limited biographic data and reason fingerprinted. Test data may
part of operational and technical
collected for all national security, law be real or simulated biometric,
restructuring these systems will be
enforcement, immigration, intelligence, biographic, or encounter related data.
operated independently-IDENT under
and other mission-related functions. the management of US–VISIT and AUTHORITY FOR MAINTENANCE OF THE SYSTEM:
DATES: Written comments must be ENFORCE under the management of 6 U.S.C. 202, 8 U.S.C. 1103, 1158,
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• Mail: Steve Yonkers, US–VISIT system change to the Office of testing, training, management reporting,
Privacy Officer, 245 Murray Lane, SW., Management and Budget and to planning and analysis, or other
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Cooney, Acting DHS Chief Privacy wide repository of biometrics captured
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Security, 601 S. 12th Street, Arlington, SYSTEM NAME: ROUTINE USES OF RECORDS MAINTAINED IN THE
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systems of records known as collected by, on behalf of, in support of, tribal, foreign, or international
Enforcement Operational Immigration or in cooperation with DHS concerning Governmental agencies seeking
Records/Automated Biometric operations that implement and/or information on the subjects of wants,
Identification System (ENFORCE/ enforce laws, regulations, treaties, or warrants, or lookouts, or any other
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