Who we are
The HBCU-CFE, through its established HBCU network, will target all 105 HBCUs and provide ongoing technical assistance and on-site and distance learning opportunities. The HBCU-CFE will advance these goals by building and strengthening collaborative partnerships
The goals of the HBCU-CFE are to:
- Promote student behavioral health to positively impact student retention
- Expand campus service capacity, including the provision of culturally appropriate behavioral health resources
- Facilitate best practices dissemination, foster student leadership, and behavioral health workforce development
Student Internship Opportunity!
The U.S. Department of Education, White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities is seeking interns for Spring 2018!
This year-round volunteer Internship Program will provide current HBCU students with an opportunity to learn more about HBCUs and their impact on the economy, higher education policy, federal funding opportunities, communications, and outreach. This internship will be based at the U.S. Department of Education in Washington, D.C. The Initiative and Department will not sponsor travel or lodging.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Collecting and compiling research and data related to HBCUs;
- Participating in strategic planning meetings, staff meetings and other Department briefings and meetings relevant to the work of the Initiative;
- Compiling meeting minutes;
- Assisting and creating and/or updating presentations, fact sheets, one-pagers and talking points;
- Greeting and escorting visitors to meetings
Become an SAMHSA Minority Fellowship
MFP fellowships are open to people pursuing master's or doctoral degrees in various fields of behavioral health. Through seven national behavioral health organizations selected by Congress to administer the program, some 200 MFP fellows are awarded educational scholarships and receive training each year under the program.
Learn how to become an MFP fellow
SAMHSA’s Minority Fellowship Program (MFP) below
Tips for College Students: AFTER A DISASTER OR OTHER TRAUMA
If you have experienced a disaster such as a hurricane or flood, or other traumatic event such as a car crash, you may have distressing reactions like feeling anxious or afraid. It’s also pretty common to think about the event often, even if you were not directly affected and especially if you saw it on television. No reactions are wrong or right. Most responses are just normal ways of reacting to the situation. More
Bullying Prevention Awareness
National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month
This month, the world comes together to raise awareness for bullying prevention and to reflect on where we have been, where we are now, and where we hope to be in the years to come. This year’s Bullying Prevention Awareness Month marks the 10th anniversary of its initiation by PACER's National Bullying Prevention Center. Since 2006, the event has grown to an entire month of education and awareness activities, and is being recognized by schools and communities throughout the world. Find out more!
Garrett Lee Smith (GLS) Campus Suicide Prevention Grant
The purpose of this program is to facilitate a comprehensive public health approach to prevent suicide in institutions of higher education. The grant is designed to assist colleges and universities in building essential capacity and infrastructure to support expanded efforts to promote...Find out more!
Campus Behavioral Health Resources
Sub Award TA Webinar occurs several times. Please register for the date and time that works best for you:
Tuesday 3/6 10:00 AM
Wednesday 3/7 10:00 AM
Monday 3/12 1:00 PM
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
March 22 th 2018
Active Minds, NAMI and Student Veterans
This webinar will introduce attendees to Active Minds, provide mental health education and awareness information, especially as it pertains to college students at HBCU campuses, and equip attendees with easy, affordable, action steps for improving culturally appropriate and responsive mental health programming on college campuses.
April 26 th 2018
SATTC: Opioid Epidemic Series
Lonnie E. Mitchell Policy Academy: February 23rd-25th 2018 Charlotte, NC
To view the presentation by visit the website at http://www.cvent.com/d/6vqf7t and selecting the “Presentations” tab
Mini Grant RFA Assistance Webinars
Thank you to all who attended!
News You Can Use!
A big KUDOS to our own Eugene Herrington, Ph.D., MSW, M.Div, LCSW, for receiving the NAADAC (The Association for Addiction Professionals) Lifetime Achievement Award at their Annual Conference in Minneapolis, MN! Dr. Herrington was presented with this prestigious award by NAADAC President, Dr. Kirk Bowden. The award is presented to individuals who have established outstanding services through a lifetime of consistent contributions to the advancement of the addiction professional and its professionals at a national level.
NAADAC Minority Fellowship Program for Addiction Counselors Now Accepting Applications for Academic Year
NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals is proud to announce the opening of the 2nd cohort of the NAADAC Minority Fellowship Program for Addiction Counselors (NMFP-AC) for master’s level students in the last year of a graduate program with an addiction/substance use disorder program or track. At least 36 students who commit to working with the needs of transition age youth and/or racial and ethnic minorities post-graduation will be provided tuition stipends of up to $20,000 per student, training, and mentorship.