HU Awarded Grant to Provide Training to Mental Health CounselorsHampton, Va.—Hampton University’s Department of Counseling was awarded $986,845 over a three year period by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration and the Health Resources and Services Administration of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to provide behavioral health workforce education and training for professionals. Of all the university and college programs in Va., Hampton University’s Department of Counseling was the only one to receive this specific grant. The HU Department of Counseling will address the increase need for mental health counselors to expand and diversify their focus in adolescents by developing a partnership with integrated agencies. These partnerships with interdepartmental and intradepartmental agencies will aid in the development of well-trained and prepared mental health counselors. “This grant supports our view of health as integrated between physical, mental, emotional, and …
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The Hampton University First in the World Partnership (HU-FITWP) has been awarded a $3.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education. The project goal is to increase the access to and affordability of a university education in science, technology, engineering and mathematics disciplines (STEM) for underrepresented, and or low-income students.
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