Behavioral Health Workforce Education and Training (BHWET) for Professionals
Funds support pre-degree clinical internships and field placements for master’s-level social workers, psychologists, professional counselors, psychiatric-mental health nurse practitioners, and marriage and family therapists; and, doctoral-level psychologists.
Behavioral Health Workforce Education and Training (BHWET) for Paraprofessionals
Funds support education and training of students in community and technical colleges, including tribal colleges and universities, who are seeking to obtain a certificate in a paraprofessional field focusing on the behavioral health needs of at-risk youth and families. Paraprofessional certificate programs may include community health worker, outreach worker, social services aide, mental health worker, substance abuse/addictions worker, youth worker, promotora, and peer paraprofessional.
Graduate Psychology Education (GPE)
Funds accredited health profession schools, universities, and other public or private nonprofit entities to plan, develop, operate or maintain graduate programs in mental and behavioral health practice to train psychologists to work with underserved populations.
Mental and Behavioral Health Education and Training (MBHET)
Funds accredited schools and programs of social work and accredited doctoral psychology schools to strengthen the clinical field competencies of social workers and psychologists who pursue clinical service with high need and high demand populations.