MSW Student Receives Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) Minority Fellowship

Thursday, Oct 14, 2021
MSW Student Receives Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) Minority Fellowship

Maria Fernanda Quezada, Master of Social Work (MSW) student, was recently awarded one of the highly coveted CSWE Minority Fellowships! The fellowship program supports the mission of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to reduce the effects of substance abuse and mental illness on America’s communities by increasing the number of individuals trained to work with underrepresented and underserved racial/ethnic minority persons with or at risk for mental health and/or substance abuse disorders.

The fellowship award is for masters social work students who demonstrate a strong commitment to addressing the behavioral health needs of underserved racial/ethnic populations. The award includes specialized training, a quarterly stipend, mentorship, and professional development support.

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