Radford University receives more than $900,000 for psychological services

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RADFORD, Va. (WDBJ7)— A program at Radford University has just been awarded more than $900,000 in grant money to help provide psychological services in the area. The Health Resources and Services administration is providing the money.

The money is going to Radford’s College of Humanities and Behavioral Sciences. It will help support programs that will strengthen the health workforce and connect professionals to people in need.

It is a three-year grant divided in $300,000 increments to help support programs that improve the health of underserved populations by strengthening the health workforce and connecting skilled professionals to people in need.

Six students in the doctoral Psychology counseling program will receive a $25,000 stipend to help with training and education.

Dr. Valerie Leake, Director of the Counseling PsyD program, will serve as the Project Director, and Dr. Pei-Chun Tsai will serve as the assessment consultant/coordinator for the grant. Other RU faculty associated with the grant include Drs. Nadine Hartig, Ruth Riding-Malon, and Nick Lee.

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