Website Links

Internet Sites
Department of Veterans Affairs (VA-related sites are bulleted below. These sites are not necessarily sponsored or endorsed by the VA.) The main internet site for the VA, available to veterans and the general public. This site provides information about programs and services and contains many reports and policy items.
This VHA web site contains information about and for women veterans.
Web site for the National Center for PTSD.
VHA Ethics Center web site.
Web page for the Office of Personnel Management, containing classification information, RIF data, and other documents that might be difficult to find at your medical center.
Contains general information about federal employment and specific information on current vacancies for all agencies throughout the nation. Vacancies for VA clinical positions are generally posted for only five days.
The web site for information about the Thrift Savings Plan. You can also submit changes to your savings allocations through this site.
This is the home page for the Department of Defense's healthcare program for active duty military beneficiaries and dependents. You can look up rates for services for your own area of the country to do cost comparisons.
This site contains links to many federal government-related web resources.
The official web site for the publication FEDweek.
American Psychological Association The web site for the American Psychological Association.
Information related to education and training in psychology, including accreditation standards.
APA's commissioned report on the practice of psychology in primary care settings
Information related to APA's Science Directorate, including news about funding initiatives.
Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Centers (APPIC) APPIC web site, containing information about internship computer match, standards and policies for offering psychology internships and postdoctoral residencies, etc.
American Psychiatric Association Web site for the American Psychiatric Association.
National Association of Social Workers Web site for the National Association of Social Workers.
American Nurses Association The American Nurses Association official site with guidelines, ethical policy statements, and other resources.
House Committee on Veterans Affairs The official web site for the U.S. House of Representatives' Committee on Veterans Affairs.
Senate Committee on Veterans Affairs The official web site for the U.S. Senate's Committee on Veterans Affairs.
JCAHO The official web site for the Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations.
Health Care Advisory Board Web site for the Health Care Advisory Board (Advisory Board Company). Open to all health care professionals. Provides services such as literature searches and studies on health care issues, particularly management. Need to apply for a password.

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Research and Scientific Information
VA Research and Development Information for researchers, including an overview of funding opportunities, the role of Headquarters R&D, links to proposal guidelines, eligibility information, meeting information, new and planned research initiatives, career development opportunities, and more.
NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts This is the official document for announcing the availability of NIH funds for biomedical and behavioral research and research training and for disseminating policy and administrative information.
Information about review and award cycles for NIH grants.
A compendium of NIH extramural programs, including staff and contact information.
Descriptions of purpose, eligibility requirements, and application instructions for several types of awards to support research and research training.
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) Official web site for the National Institute on Drug Abuse.
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) Official web site for the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Official web site for the National Institute of Mental Health.
National Cancer Institute (NCI) Official web site for the National Cancer Institute.
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) Official web site for the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.
National Library of Medicine's Databases and Electronic Information Sources Free access to MEDLINE and other references to articles published in 3800 biomedical journals.
Foundations and Grantmakers Directory Lists foundations and grantmakers by name. You can either scroll through the directory or click on a letter to jump to a specific organization's information or home page.

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Thanks to the faculty of the Behavioral Health Leadership Training Program for providing much of the information presented above.