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Communities accepted to implement the methodology as a part of the national learning community must commit to participating for 12 months.

June 2010 RFA released online
June 29th, 2010, 3pm Eastern Infomational conference call
Call in: 866.740.1260 Access Code: 5617531
July 30, 2010 (12:00 midnight Pacific) Applications due
August 2010 Communities selected and notified
September 2010 Orientation calls held with core teams

TRAINING SCHEDULE for new sites, applying for a start-up year
Phase 1: September - December 2010
  • Complete IRB process where applicable (a non-research determination was made by CDC, therefore this work is exempt from CDC IRB review)
  • Identify people for data abstraction/maternal interviews
  • Assemble case review team (CRT)
  • Training and technical assistance calls
November 15 & 16, 2010 On-site training held
Phase 2: January 2011 – March 2011
  • Begin data abstraction and maternal interviews
  • Conduct at least one full CRT meeting
  • Ongoing training and technical assistance calls
  • Select sites visited by CityMatCH and The College/NFIMR
Phase 3 April 2011 - September 2011
  • Continue data abstraction and maternal interviews
  • Hold regular CRT meetings
  • Assemble the community action team (CAT)
  • Ongoing training and technical assistance calls
  • Select sites visited by CityMatCH and The College/NFIMR
  • Continue data abstraction, maternal interviews, and case reviews
  • Hold regular CAT meetings
October 31st 2011 Annual report due to CityMatCH (All Sites)


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The FIMR/HIV Prevention Methodology is a collaborative project of CDC, CityMatCH, the College and NFIMR. The National Resource Center, located at CityMatCH, is supported by the CDC's National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention and the Association for Prevention Teaching and Research Cooperative Agreement, No. 5U50CD300860, Project TS-1447.