UNCG Campus Weekly

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Social Work receives $1.1M grant for behavioral health work

Photo of Stone BuildingUNCG social work students providing behavioral health services to at-risk children, adolescents, and young adults in the Triad have new funding for their outreach efforts.

The UNCG Department of Social Work has been awarded a $1.1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Health Resources and Services Administration to fund the three-year project, “Joint Master of Social Work Behavioral Health Workforce Education Training Grant.”

The funding, a personnel preparation grant to improve the workforce needs in the field of social work, will help improve the behavioral health of children and their families by integrating social workers into primary health care settings.

By Lanita Withers Goins