Addressing the Rural Shortage of Mental Health Providers Through a Virtual Mentorship Network

Teaching & Engagement, 2014


Connected rural students and members of their communities with behavioral health professionals through a virtual network. Students and behavioral health mentors discussed behavioral health topics of interest. Students benefited from the mentor-mentee relationship and learned more about behavioral health professions with the hope of creating a greater connection between behavioral health providers and rural communities. More details >


Howard Liu (PI), University of Nebraska Medical Center, Behavioral Health Education Center of Nebraska
Heidi Keeler (co-PI), University of Nebraska Medical Center, College of Nursing


Region III Behavioral Health Services

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