As a result of the current Federal government funding situation, the information on this website may not be up to date or acted upon. Updates regarding government operating status and resumption of normal operations can be found at www.opm.gov . Despite the lapse in appropriations, IHS will continue to provide direct clinical health care services as well as referrals for contracted services that cannot be provided through IHS clinics. For more information on how IHS is impacted, visit: HHS Contingency Plan
Training and Technical Assistance
Indian Health Service provides training and technical assistance to patients, tribes, employees, contractors, providers, etc. The following resources are available:
Addiction Technology Transfer Network (ATTC)
Established in 1993 by SAMHSA, the Addiction Technology Transfer Network (ATTC) has 14 Regional Centers and a National Office serving the U.S. states and territories. ATTC serves to raise awareness of evidence-based and promising treatment and recovery practices by preparing the workforce through skills training, academic, online and distance education, conferences, workshops, and publications to deliver state-of-the-art addictions treatment and recovery services, allowing practitioners to incorporate new skills to improve addictions treatment and recovery outcomes.
MSPI Evaluation Toolkit
The MSPI Evaluation toolkit is a narrated 6-part non-credit online training course which combines onscreen lessons, interactive exercises, and downloadable tools such as checklists and worksheets. It is designed to help projects carry out local evaluations efficiently using local resources, and is flexible enough to be used with all types of programs.
IHS LISTSERV Email Groups
The IHS LISTSERV is an email system that provides all IHS audiences (patients, tribes, employees, contractors, providers, etc.) the opportunity to effectively communicate and collaborate on AI/AN health care and IHS related topics.
IHS Telebehavioral Health Center of Excellence (TBHCE)
The TBHCE provides virtual conferences, training sessions, and webinars to IHS Headquarters, Areas, Service units, Tribes, Universities, and other government agencies through live and archived sessions.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Tribal Training and Technical Assistance Center (TTA)
The Tribal Training and Technical Assistance Center is funded by the SAMHSA to provide training and technical assistance on mental health and substance use disorders, suicide prevention, and the promotion of mental health within AI/AN communities, SAMHSA tribal grantee, and organizations serving AI/AN communities.