Disease Intervention Training Center (DITC) NOFO Guidance

This page provides links to general information about PS20-2003, as well as tools and information to assist applicants with the NOFO application process.

Check this page frequently as additional materials will be posted during the application period.

Informational Webinar

The information webinar for the NOFO was conducted on October 2, 2019.

Webinar recordingexternal icon

View slides from the webinarppt icon.

Budget Guidance

Budget Preparation Guidancepdf icon

Clarification on Budget Preparation Guidancepdf icon

Work Plan Template

Excel TemplateSave this file as “[Organizational Name]_PS20-2003_DITC_NOFO_Workplan_yy-mm-dd” (Note: you will see a warning message reminding you that if you change the format of the document, you may lose some of the functionality. Click “Ok” and save the file in your preferred location.). This is an Excel template for the 1-year and 5 year work plans that are required as part of the application to PS20-2003 DITC.

Q&A About the NOFO

DITC NOFO Q&Apdf icon

Other Applicant Resources

Relevant Works

CDC-RFA-PS19-1901: Strengthening STD Prevention & Control for Health Departments

CDC-RFA-PS18-1802: Integrated HIV Surveillance and Prevention Programs for Health Departments

CDC-RFA-PS14-1408: STD/HIV Disease Intervention Services Training Centers (DISTC)

CDC-RFA-PS19-1904: Capacity Building Assistance (CBA) for High Impact HIV Prevention Program Integration

The National Disease Intervention Specialist Certification Projectexternal icon

National Disease Intervention Specialist Certification Project-Final Report to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Executive Summary, Prepared by the Public Health Accreditation Board, June 2017: http://www.ncsddc.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/PHAB-FinalExec-Summary_Web-1.pdfpdf iconexternal icon

Disease Intervention Specialist Education for the Future: An Analysis of Public Health Curricula, published in Public Health Reports 2018, Vol. 133(6) p738-7482

The CDC Recommendations for Partner Services Programs for HIV Infection, Syphilis, Gonorrhea, and Chlamydial Infection

Data Security and Confidentiality Guidelines for HIV, Viral Hepatitis, Sexually Transmitted Disease, and Tuberculosis Programspdf icon

High-Impact HIV Prevention: CDC’s Approach to Reducing HIV Infections in the United States pdf icon

The CDC Revised Recommendations for HIV Testing of Adults, Adolescents, and Pregnant Women in Health Care Settings

Program Manager’s Guide – Planning and Implementing HIV Testing and Linkage Programs in Non-Clinical Settingspdf icon

Evaluation Guide – HIV Testing and Linkage Programs in Non-Clinical Settingspdf icon

Program Operations Guidelines for STD Prevention

STD Treatment Guidelines

References

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  2. Disease Intervention Specialist Education for the Future: An Analysis of Public Health Curricula, published in Public Health Reports 2018, Vol. 133(6) p738-748
  3. Ending the Epidemic: A Plan for America cdc.gov/endhiv/index.html
  4. CDC’s Program Guidance for National Training and CDC’s Quality Training Standards https://www.cdc.gov/hiv/pdf/funding/announcements/ps19-1904/PS19-1904-attachment-C-training-guidance.pdfpdf icon
  5. Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) http://www.w3.org/TR/WCAG20/external icon
  6. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) 508-compliance guidelines https://webstandards.hhs.gov/standards/external icon
  7. The Plain Writing Act of 2010 https://www.cdc.gov/other/plainwriting.html
  8. CDC’s Clear Communications Index https://www.cdc.gov/ccindex/
  9. Recommendations for Partner Services Programs for HIV Infection, Syphilis, Gonorrhea, and Chlamydial Infection, MMWR, November 7, 2008 / Vol. 57 / No. RR-9 https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/pdf/rr/rr57e1030.pdfpdf icon
  10. Passport to Partner Services https://www.cdc.gov/std/training/passport-partner-services.htm
  11. TB Interviewing Course https://www.cdc.gov/tb/education/skillscourse/default.htm
  12. Gaps in HIV Testing and Treatment Hinder Efforts to Stop New Infections By: NCHHSTP News Room | Published: March 18, 2019
  13. Hogben M, Leichliter JS. Social determinants and sexually transmitted disease disparities. Sex Transm Dis. 2008;35(12 Suppl):S13-8.
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  16. Sexually transmitted disease surveillance, 2017. Atlanta, GA: US Department of Health and Human Services, CDC; 2018.
  17. Increased Methamphetamine, Injection Drug, and Heroin Use Among Women and Heterosexual Men with Primary and Secondary Syphilis — United States, 2013–2017 Weekly / February 15, 2019 / 68(6);144–148 Sarah E. Kidd, MD1; Jeremy A. Grey, PhD1; Elizabeth A. Torrone, PhD1; Hillard S. Weinstock, MD