Title: 'Grant Writing Workshop for EHDI Programs - DSHPSHWA Session'
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Keyword(s): grants, funding
Learning Objectives:
  1. identify requirements of federal funding opportunities
  2. develop a logic model, goals, smart objectives and an evaluation plan
  3. identify components of an effective needs assessment, work plan, and budget narrative


This is a closed session for DSHPSHWA members only. Attendance to this session is being handled through DSHPSHWA. This is a workshop for coordinators of state Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI) programs, will include a review and analysis of HRSA and CDC Request For Proposals to provide funding for EHDI programs, as well as responsive applications. Participants will gain experience in crafting a program logic model, goals, SMART objectives, and an evaluation plan. The workshop will provide participants with an opportunity to determine the components of an effective needs assessment, work plan, and budget narrative. Participants should bring a recent grant application and reviewer comments, if available, to analyze in small groups and determine possible improvements.
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Jeff Hoffman - POC,Primary Presenter
     Credentials: MS CCC-A
      Jeff Hoffman, MS, CCC-A, is an outreach coordinator with the Early Childhood Hearing Outreach (ECHO) Initiative with the National Center for Hearing Assessment and Management (NCHAM) at Utah State University. He served as the program manager for the Nebraska Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Program for six years and as an EHDI Network Consultant for NCHAM for two years. In addition to audiology and public health, Jeff has also worked in elementary education, counseling and family services, administration of early childhood programs, and provision of training and technical assistance services to Head Start programs in Nebraska and surrounding states in the areas of management, administration, and child outcomes. Jeff has served on the board of the Dimensions Educational Research Foundation since 2002 and was chair from 2006-2012. He also served as president of the Directors of Speech and Hearing Programs for State Health and Welfare Agencies in 2008.

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