Enhancements    

NEW PLACES AND FACES: EXPANDING SOCIAL WORK AND INTERPROFESSIONAL EDUCATION ON THE US-MEXICO BORDER

NEW PLACES AND FACES: EXPANDING SOCIAL WORK AND INTERPROFESSIONAL EDUCATION ON THE US-MEXICO BORDER
PI: Candyce Berger
Co-PI: Celia Pechak, Margie Padilla, Jose Rivera, Jeri Sias, Jessica Shenberger-Trujillo, Alma Armendariz
Sponsor: TEXAS HIGHER EDUCATION COORDINATING BOARD
Social Work
Amount awarded: $387,486

To address the behavioral health shortages, interprofessional education opportunities, and the academic- clinician training needs of far western Texas, the project's major goals and expected outcomes are to: 1) increase student capacity for the Masters of Social Work clinical sites while recruiting African-American and Hispanic students via new PLACES (Placement in Academic- Clinical Education Sites); 2) pilot interprofessional education models in underserved communities in new PLACES with Social Work, Physical Therapy, and Pharmacy students and faculty; and 3) develop a cohort of new FACES (Faculty Acculturation to Clinical Education and Scholarship) focusing on best practices in clinical training and interprofessional education (IPE).

Posting date: Tue, 08/08/2017

Award start date: Fri, 09/01/2017
Award end date: Sat, 08/31/2019