Wayne State University Interdisciplinary Trauma-Informed Collaboration (ITIC)
Wayne State University (School of Social Work, College of Nursing and Department of Psychology)
Psychology students; Pediatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner students; MSW students
Workforce Development Focus
Increasing number of healthcare workers AND improving the quality of healthcare workforce
Workforce Issues Addressed
Training individuals to work in a healthcare profession; training current healthcare professionals in new techniques or practices
Wayne State University received over $1.9 million from HRSA to train graduate students and community-based healthcare professionals in Trauma-Informed assessment and clinical intervention and treatment for at-risk behaviors in youth in medically-underserved communities in Detroit. MSW students, pediatric mental health nurse practitioner (PMHNP) students and doctoral psychology (PhD) students will receive interprofessional education and interprofessional clinical learning experiences in integrated primary care settings. Over the period of the grant, Wayne State University expects to train 104 graduate students at at least 80 community-based health care professionals.