Boise State professor receives Behavioral Health Workforce Education and Training grant

Doumas will use the grant to increase behavioral health interventions amongst the state's youth.
Doumas will use the grant to increase behavioral health interventions amongst the state's youth. | shutterstock
Boise State University's Diana Doumas, Department of Counselor Education professor and chair, has received a Behavioral Health Workforce Education and Training grant totaling $214,270.

Doumas will use the grant to bring additional qualified providers of mental health and counselors who specialize in substance abuse to Idaho in order to provide behavioral health interventions to the youth in the state.

“I am very excited about the grant as it supports the department’s goal of enhancing specialty training in behavioral health,” Doumas said. “We will also be developing new partnerships with schools and agencies in under-served areas such as Mountain Home, Kuna, Caldwell and Valley County. This represents a wonderful opportunity for our students and youth in our community.”

“This grant enables the Department of Counselor Education to not only provide specialty training to those who work in high need areas, but it also supports each participating graduate student with a much needed $10,000 award,” College of Education Dean Rich Osguthorpe said. “Diana Doumas is to be commended for securing a grant that serves students and clients in our programs and their future students across the state of Idaho.”

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