The CSWE Public Policy Initiative (PPI) is sharing a grant opportunity forecast announcement from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The PPI is able to provide high-level context about this opportunity.
HRSA released a grant opportunity forecast for the Behavioral Health Workforce Education and Training Program (BHWET). The purpose of the opportunity is "To improve the supply and distribution of behavioral health professionals fully equipped to practice in integrated, interprofessional team based settings, trained in high quality services to populations across the lifespan, and working in rural and medically underserved areas."
The estimated total program funding is $44.2 million.
The estimated post date is November 6, 2020.
The full grant opportunity forecast number is HRSA-21-089 and can be found here.
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