Community Prevention and Wellness Initiative Prevention Fellowship
Read the full job description to learn more about the program qualifications and expectations.
Cohort 2 begins June 2019.
Cohort 3 begins October 2019.
DBHR and Washington State University will screen and interview all interested applicants.
For more information, contact Laura Hill, Washington State University Professor and Chair, Human Development at firstname.lastname@example.org.
In 2019, the Division of Behavioral Health and Recovery welcomed the first cohort of the Community Prevention and Wellness Initiative (CPWI) Prevention Fellowship. The new program is supported by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) State Opioid Response grant and implemented in partnership with Washington State University (WSU).
The CPWI Fellowship Program works to expand the field of substance use disorder prevention and build capacity in communities that could benefit from CPWI. The Fellows will:
- Develop knowledge of prevention science and best practices by participating in statewide prevention trainings
- Gain experience in strategic planning, program design, implementation, and contract and program management
- Assist the state with policy and programmatic development
- Provide technical assistance to communities
- Obtained, or working towards, a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field
- Experience providing training to culturally diverse audiences on prevention and health promotion topics
- Effective communication skills
- Willingness to travel statewide
- Ability to work non-standard work hours
Hometown: Grandview, Washington
Major: Psychology, Human Development, Washington State University, 2019
Hometown: Seattle, Washington
Major: Human Development, certificate in Family Studies, minor in Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Washington State University, 2019
Hometown: Ewa Beach, Hawaii
Major: Pre-Nursing, Human Development, Washington State University, 2019
Hometown: Renton, Washington
Major: Human Development with a certificate in Adolescence Studies, Washington State University, 2019
Hometown: Richland, Virginia
Major: Psychology and Human Development, Washington State University, expected graduation August 2019
Tori McDermott Hale
Hometown: Maple Valley, WA
Major: Psychology and Human Development, Washington State University, 2019