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Mental Health Advanced Training

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Mental Health Careers at VA
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Leadership Programs:
Build your skills
Leadership Education

To keep your career on track, we have leadership opportunities that will allow you to expand your skills and continue to pursue excellence in everything you do.

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Learning Management System

Offers direct, convenient access to thousands of VA's learning activities, including instructor-led, satellite and Web-based training, books, and other instructional products.


"We focus on what is RIGHT with the Veteran - what their strengths, needs and preferences are - what are their dreams?”

– Dr. Donna, M.D.
Psychological Rehabilitation
and Recovery Center

Education Support:
Take the next step in your career
Education Debt Reduction Program

Provides education debt reduction reimbursements to employees with qualifying loans who are in health care professional positions providing direct patient care services, or services incident to direct patient.

Incentive Scholarship Program

Given to full- and part-time VA employees currently enrolled in, or accepted to, an accredited education program. The scholarship covers tuition costs and related expenses.

Loan Forgiveness Program

Employees with Federal student loans may be eligible for the national loan forgiveness program.

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"I'm honored to be part of the team that supports Veterans community of Veterans.”

– Natalie Dell
2012 U.S. Olympic Medalist
VA Employee

Continuing Education:
Expand your abilities
Advanced Fellowship

We offer several specialized mental health fellowships to help you advance your career, including mental illness and psychiatric research and treatment. Our intensive curriculum gives clinicians the opportunity to work hands-on with patients who have conditions often not found in private practice.

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Licensed Across 50 States

When you start your career with VA, one active state license gives you access to practice in more than 1,400 VA facilities in all 50 states, plus the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico.

VA Knowledge Network

Further your education and sharpen your job skills in a traditional classroom setting, or through on-the-job training, or by participating in self-paced study and online programs.

VA Learning University

A world of educational opportunities at your fingertips, employees can take their pick of advanced training opportunities and work-related courses offered by Government and private organizations.

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