St. Scholastica receives federal support to strengthen rural healthcare
Thursday, October 05, 2017
The College of St. Scholastica has been awarded $1.33 million by the federal government to offer stipends to graduate clinical social work students.
In a Thursday announcement, the college said qualifying students will commit to working in rural clinical settings in northern Minnesota, where they will focus on integrated behavioral health, which is said to connect patients’ health-related habits with their symptoms and diagnoses.
St. Scholastica’s Master of Social Work program will use the support to found The Rural Optimization of Behavioral Health for Underserved Settings and Trainees (ROBUST) initiative.
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