Restricted Research - Award List, Note/Discussion Page

Fiscal Year: 2018

1138  The University of Texas at El Paso  (74643)

Principal Investigator: Candyce Berger

Total Amount of Contract, Award, or Gift (Annual before 2011): $ 1,854,537

Exceeds $250,000 (Is it flagged?): Yes

Start and End Dates: 9/30/17 - 8/31/21

Restricted Research: YES

Academic Discipline: Social Work

Department, Center, School, or Institute: College of Health Sciences

Title of Contract, Award, or Gift: OR20170450 226141244A Behavioral Health Workforce Education and Training (BHWET) Program

Name of Granting or Contracting Agency/Entity: DHHS - Health Resources and Services Adm

CFDA: 93.732

Program Title: Mental and Behavioral Health Education and Training Grants


Qualifies under SAM 1.1.1. and 1.3.2. The purpose of this grant application is to increase the number of culturally and linguistically competent mental healthcare providers in rural, vulnerable, and medically-underserved communities by expanding internship opportunities in integrated behavioral healthcare settings. For students attending the Master of Social Work Program (MSW), participating in pre-doctoral internships through Texas Tech Health Sciences Center, or attending the Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (MH-PNP) program at The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP). These programs are designed to train culturally competent practitioners capable of serving this medically underserved community.


student research component and efficacy.

yes 8.1.18jn


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