UTRGV awarded $5.7 million grant

UTRGV awarded $5.7 million grant
1 year 4 months 2 days ago Thursday, January 26 2023 Jan 26, 2023 January 26, 2023 6:06 PM January 26, 2023 in News - Local

Millions are headed to UTRGV to address the shortage of mental health professionals in schools.

The $5.7 million grant was awarded by the Department of Education.

UTRGV will receive more than $1.4 million a year for five years.

University officials say that the goal is to provide critical mental health services for students in kinder through 12th grade.

The university is teaming up with seven school districts to provide graduate students training in psychology, counseling, and social work.

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