The primary objective of the Northwest Leaders in Behavioral Health Program (NLBHP) is to recruit and train a cadre of outstanding social work practitioners committed to careers in behavioral health, working with children, adolescents, and transition-aged youth who are at risk of or who have developed a behavioral health problems, such as alcohol or drug dependency.

This innovative program is designed to address the tremendous need for this type of training by providing students with stipends, a curriculum focused on behavioral health among children, adolescents and transition-aged youth. The federally funded training program also includes an advanced field placement to enhance professional learning in the areas of behavioral health prevention, intervention and treatment.

HRSA: G02HP28003

EDP students only:
DEADLINE EXTENDED: Applications for Summer 2017 now being accepted. Due June 19, 2017.

Program Information

Application Requirements

Submit NLBHP application materials