The George Washington University Professional Psychology Program offers an LGBT Health Graduate Certificate program that trains current and future healthcare leaders to develop strategies that address health issues and reduce health disparities for the LGBT population. The program is currently accepting applications from qualified applicants for the program hat starts this coming summer. They accept applications at any time. However, priority will be given to applications received prior to June 1, 2014.
This is a multidisciplinary “hybrid” program .. it involves two on-site meetings on the George Washington University campus, plus online activities throughout the program. The program runs from June through April.
Students are professionals and future professionals in the field—physicians, nurses, psychologists, school counselors, administrators, policy analysts, educators, or social workers—provide care, manage care, and shape health care policy for LGBT people. Students meet and study with leaders in applied physical and mental health care and health policy from the government, academia, non-profits, and the for-profit private sector.
They are planning to announce a scholarship program soon. This is a fabulous opportunity! Here is a video that portrays what folks have already experienced in the program. If you are interested, visit the web site to learn more!