Behavioral Health Workforce Education and Training (BHWET) Program for Professionals

The summary for the Behavioral Health Workforce Education and Training (BHWET) Program for Professionals grant is detailed below. This summary states who is eligible for the grant, how much grant money will be awarded, current and past deadlines, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) numbers, and a sampling of similar government grants. Verify the accuracy of the data provides by visiting the webpage noted in the Link to Full Announcement section or by contacting the appropriate person listed as the Grant Announcement Contact. If any section is incomplete, please visit the website for the Health Resources and Services Administration, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Behavioral Health Workforce Education and Training (BHWET) Program for Professionals: The purpose of the BHWET Program for Professionals is to increase the supply of behavioral health professionals while also improving distribution of a quality behavioral health workforce and thereby increasing access to behavioral health services. A special focus is placed on the knowledge and understanding of children, adolescents, and transitional-aged youth at risk for behavioral health disorders.
Federal Grant Title: Behavioral Health Workforce Education and Training (BHWET) Program for Professionals
Federal Agency Name: Health Resources and Services Administration (HHS-HRSA)
Grant Categories: Health
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: HRSA-21-089
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 93.732
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: January 21st, 2021
Original Application Deadline: January 21st, 2021
Posted Date: October 7th, 2020
Creation Date: October 7th, 2020
Archive Date: March 22nd, 2021
Total Program Funding: $44,200,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $480,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $0
Expected Number of Awards: 92
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: October 7th, 2020
Category Explanation
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification.)
Additional Information on Eligibility
For the purposes of this program, eligible applicants include: • Accredited institutions of higher education or accredited professional training programs that are establishing or expanding internships or other field placement programs in mental health in psychiatry, psychology, school psychology, behavioral pediatrics, psychiatric nursing (which may include master’s and doctoral level programs), social work, school social work, SUD prevention and treatment, marriage and family therapy, occupational therapy, school counseling, or professional counseling, including such programs with a focus on child and adolescent mental health, trauma, and transitional-age youth; • Accredited doctoral, internship, and post-doctoral residency programs of health service psychology (including clinical psychology, counseling, and school psychology); and • Accredited master’s and doctoral degree programs of social work for the development and implementation of interdisciplinary training of social work graduate students for providing behavioral health services, including trauma-informed care and substance use disorder prevention and treatment
Grant Announcement Contact
Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration
Contact Isabel Nieto at (301)443-2351 or email
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