Boost 200

Virginia is in the midst of a mental health crisis.
Demand for counseling services exceeds the
capacity of the state’s licensed behavioral health professionals
.

Boost 200 is a new special initiative designed to help address this problem.
It will pay for licensure-required Supervision for motivated Masters-prepared Social Workers and Counselors
to help them become LPCs or LCSWs in Virginia.

Interested in learning more about this opportunity?
Click for a Summary and Participant Guidelines.

Applications are accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis, until all funding is obligated.
Click here to complete the Boost 200 online application.
To preview the Boost 200 application, click here. For a Boost 200 application checklist, please click here.

More Information for Potential Supervisors is here.

Boost 200 participants and their Supervisors must follow all Virginia Department of Health Professions (DHP) laws and regulations for the duration of Boost 200.

Thank you for interest!

Questions? Submit them here: Boost 200.

Please check this page frequently to stay up-to-date. For answers to your questions about Boost 200, please see the FAQs to the left side of this web page (in the green column).

 

Boost 200 is administered by the Virginia Health Care Foundation (VHCF). VHCF is deeply invested in increasing access to basic mental health services for Virginians. VHCF has invested more than $10 million to make licensed behavioral professionals, tele-mental health services and behavioral health best practices, such as integrated and trauma-informed care, available to organizations throughout Virginia.

Boost 200 is a special initiative of the VHCF, funded by the Virginia General Assembly and the Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services.

 

Last Updated on June 21, 2022