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Mental and Behavioral Health Education and Training Grants

$783,570,228

Total Assistance, FY 2008 to Present
Agency: HEALTH RESOURCES AND SERVICES ADMINISTRATION, HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, DEPARTMENT OF
Assistance Type: PROJECT GRANTS
Popular Name: Behavioral Health Workforce Education and Training – Professionals (BHWET-Pro) Behavioral Health Workforce Education and Training – Paraprofes
Assistance Listing Number
93.732

Objectives: The purpose of the behavioral health programs is to develop and expand the behavioral health workforce and address mental health and provider resiliency concerns among health care workers. Expanding the behavioral health workforce is addressed through the implementation of the following programs: 1) Behavioral Health Workforce Education and Training- Professionals Program, 2) Behavioral Health Workforce Education and Training- Paraprofessionals Program, 3) Behavioral Health Workforce Education and Training- Children, Adolescents, and Young Adults, 4) Opioid Workforce Expansion Program- Professionals, 5) Opioid Workforce Expansion Program- Paraprofessionals, 6) Opioid-Impacted Family Support Program, 7) Addiction Medicine Fellowship Program, 8) Integrated Substance Use Disorder Training Program, and 9) Behavioral Health Workforce Development Technical Assistance and Evaluation Program. The behavioral health programs also seek to promote efforts to address mental health and provider resiliency concerns among health care workers through education and training activities. This is addressed through the implementation of the following programs: 1) Health and Public Safety Workforce Resiliency Training Program (HPSWTP); 2) Promoting Resilience and Mental Health Among Health Professional Workforce (PRMHW),  and 3) Health and Public Safety Workforce Resiliency Technical Assistance Center (WRTAC).

 
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