PRIME: Promoting Rigorous & Interdisciplinary Mental Healthcare Education

The purpose of the PRIME program is to develop and enhance clinical training opportunities for graduate students in the MSW and Clinical Psychology programs to improve the distribution and supply of the behavioral health workforce in high-need and high-demand areas and with underserved populations. Students interested in participating in the training are eligible for a $10K stipend during their last year in their respective program when they complete the sponsored specialized training opportunities and an internship/field placement at a site approved by Millersville University and PRIME.

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PRIME Program Highlights

Learn about the PRIME program from Dr. Karen Rice, and hear from a grant recipient and field instructor.

The PRIME program offers specialized interdisciplinary training opportunities in the following areas:

  • Cultural competency,
  • Integrating technology into clinical services (such as telehealth), and
  • Working with children, adolescents, and transitional-aged youth at risk for behavioral health disorders.

Training information

Check back soon for 2024-2025 training information.

Contact Us

If you would like more information regarding the PRIME stipend or our programs, please email

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $1.9 million. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.”

Download PRIME program sheet (PDF)