The Virginia Behavioral Health Student Loan Repayment Program

Join ChildSavers and make a meaningful impact on the future of mental healthcare in Virginia! We’re excited to offer an opportunity that not only supports your career but also benefits underserved communities in the Commonwealth.

Are you passionate about mental health and eager to help those in need? The Virginia Behavioral Health Student Loan Repayment Program (BH-LRP) could be your pathway to a fulfilling and rewarding career. As part of this program, you’ll have the chance to make a real difference while receiving valuable assistance with your student loan debt.

Program Highlights

  • Diverse Practice Sites: BH-SLRP practice sites encompass a wide range of organizations, from behavioral health authorities to community services boards, federally qualified health centers, and more. Your skills will be put to good use where they are needed the most.
  • Diversity Matters: Priority is given to BH professionals of color, multilingual individuals, and those working in Virginia’s mental health professional shortage areas. We believe in creating a diverse and inclusive workforce that truly reflects the communities we serve.
  • Financial Support: The program offers financial assistance to eligible professionals, covering up to 25% of your student loan debt. Depending on your discipline, annual limits range from $20,000 to $30,000.
  • No Match Required: Unlike many programs, we don’t ask for an employer or community match. Your commitment to serving underserved populations is what matters most.

Eligible Applicants

We’re seeking dedicated professionals with valid and unrestricted licenses in Virginia. If you’re in one of the following disciplines, you could be a perfect fit:

  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatrists
  • Psychiatrists
  • Psychiatric Physician Assistants
  • Psychiatric Pharmacists
  • Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners (Psych NPs)
  • Licensed Clinical Psychologists
  • Licensed Professional Counselors (LPCs)
  • Licensed Clinical Social Workers (LCSWs)

Join us at ChildSavers and embark on a journey to change lives and transform communities through your expertise in behavioral health. Your skills, combined with the Virginia BH-LRP, will pave the way for a brighter and healthier future for all Virginians.

Apply today and be the change you want to see in the world of mental healthcare. Together, we can make a lasting impact.

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