Education Advocacy Agenda – 115th Congress

Appropriations Initiatives

  • Health Resources and Services Administration (Bureau of Health Workforce) 
    - $10 million for Graduate Psychology Education Program 
    - $50 million for Behavioral Health Workforce Education and Training Program
    - $5 million for Integrated Primary Care Training in Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders Demonstration Program
    - $51 million for Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Act Program
  • Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration 
    - $7 million Campus Mental and Behavioral Health Program (Garrett Lee Smith Memorial Act )

Legislative Initiatives

  • Title VII Public Health Service Act Workforce Training Reauthorization
  • Higher Education Act Reauthorization
    - Reintroduction of POST GRAD Act
    - Campus Sexual Assault Provisions

Federal Agency Initiatives

  • Health Resources and Services Administration 
    - Nominations for HRSA Advisory Committees
    - Behavioral Health Workforce Education and Training Program Eligibility
    - National Health Service Corps Eligibility
  • Department of Education 
    - Every Student Succeeds Act Implementation
    - Monitor Negotiated Rule-Making Proceedings and Grant Opportunities