Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program: The Applied Psychology Department learned that the CMHC program was awarded the Behavioral Health Workforce Education and Training Grant (through the U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES) for $283,306. The CMHC Program was 1 of only 9 awards made nationally. The specific focus is on substance abuse/misuse, particularly related to the opiate epidemic experienced across the state, and the funding will provide resources to support clinical training SA for students and professionals. Melissa Chickering, Director of Practica & Internships, Dr. Barb Andrews, and Dr. Devona Stalnaker-Shofner will be leading the charge on this initiative.
When Malcolm X said, “Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today,” he could as well