Strategic Action Plan on Homelessness. Acronym Glossary

03/01/2007

The following is a list of acronyms used throughout this report and their meanings.

 

ADD

Administration on Developmental Disabilities

ACF

Administration for Children and Families

AHIC

American Health Information Community

AoA

Administration on Aging

ASL

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Legislation

ASPE

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation

ASRT

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Resources and Technology

ATR

Access to Recovery

CADR

CARE Act Data Report

CARE (as in Ryan White CARE Act)

Comprehensive AIDS Resources Emergency

CCHIT

Certification Commission for Healthcare Information Technology

CD-ROM

Compact Disc Read-Only Memory

CFBCI

Center for Faith-Based and Community Initiatives

CHC

Community Health Centers

CHI

Chronic Homelessness Initiative (also referred to as the Collaborative Initiative to Help End Chronic Homelessness)

CMHC

Community Mental Health Center

CMHS

Center for Mental Health Services

CMHSBG

Community Mental Health Services Block Grant

CMS

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

CSBG

Community Services Block Grant

CY

Calendar Year

DD

Developmental Disability

DOL

U.S. Department of Labor

ED

U.S. Department of Education

EHR

Electronic Health Records

FTE

Full-Time Equivalent

FY

Fiscal Year

FYSB

Family and Youth Services Bureau

GBHI

Grants for the Benefit of Homeless Individuals (also referred to as Treatment for Homeless)

HAB

HIV/AIDS Bureau

HCH

Health Care for the Homeless

HHS

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

HISPC

Health Information Security and Privacy Collaboration

HITSP

Health Information Technology Standards Panel

HIV/AIDS

Human Immunodeficiency Virus / Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome

HMIS

Homeless Management Information Systems

HOPE

Homeless Outreach Projects and Evaluation

HRSA

Health Resources and Services Administration

HUD

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

ICH

U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness

IGA

Office of Intergovernmental Affairs

IOS

Immediate Office of the Secretary

MCHBG

Maternal and Child Health Block Grant

MCHS

Maternal and Child Health Services

NIAAA

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

NIDA

National Institute on Drug Abuse

NIH

National Institutes of Health

NIMH

National Institute of Mental Health

NREPP

National Registry of Evidence-Based Programs and Practices

NSHAPC

National Survey of Homeless Assistance Providers and Clients

OASPE

see ASPE

OD

Office on Disability

OGC

Office of the General Counsel

OPDIV

Operating Division

P&A

Protection & Advocacy

PADD

Protection & Advocacy for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities

PART

Program Assessment Rating Tool

PATH

Projects for Assistance in Transition from Homelessness

PSC

Program Support Center

PTSD

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

RHY

Programs for Runaway and Homeless Youth

SAMHSA

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

SAPTBG

Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Block Grant

SCHIP

State Children’s Health Insurance Program

SOAR

SSI and SSDI Outreach, Access and Recovery

SSA

U.S. Social Security Administration

SSBG

Social Services Block Grant

SSDI

Social Security Disability Insurance

SSI

Supplemental Security Income

STD

Sexually Transmitted Diseases

TANF

Temporary Assistance for Needy Families

TB

Tuberculosis

TIP

Treatment Improvement Protocol

USICH

see ICH

VA

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

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