Tovar receives workforce training grant


Molly Tovar, EdD, director of the Kathryn M. Buder Center for American Indian Studies and professor of practice in the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis, has received a $710,505, three-year grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for her project, “Behavioral Health Workforce Education and Training for Professionals and Paraprofessionals.”

The grant supports students pursing master’s degrees in social work whose practicums will take place in American Indian or Alaska Native communities and focus on mental and behavioral health with children, adolescents and transitional-age youth.