Social Work Grant Aims to Increase Number of Social Workers Addressing Military Issues
The Ethelyn R. Strong School of Social Work has received a $458, 277 grant to increase the number of students practicing military social work in the Hampton Roads community as well as increase the number of faculty specializing in behavioral and mental health issues facing veterans, military personnel and their families. The Mental and Behavioral Health Education and Training Grant is funded through the Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, Bureau of Health Professions, Division of Public Health and Interdisciplinary Education. NSU was one of 13 schools of social work to receive the training grant. A total of 24 projects were funded.