H.R.8386: To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to establish internship programs relating to behavioral health, and for other purposes.

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  • Introduced July 14, 2022
  • Latest Major Action July 14, 2022

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This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to establish paid predoctoral and postdoctoral internship programs for the purpose of training licensed officials (e.g., licensed professional counselors) to work as VA behavioral health providers at VA medical facilities. As a condition of participating in such an internship program, the participant must enter into an agreement with the VA to work on a full-time basis as a behavioral...

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Date Description
July 14, 2022
Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
July 14, 2022

Introduced in the House by Joe Neguse (D-Colo.)

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