Centers and Services

Learn How We're Educating and Engaging With the Community

Academic and Research Centers

William James College is home to several Centers of Excellence that house academic programs and research opportunities.

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Services in the Community

We offer direct services to the community, by appointment, contract, or referral. Learn more about our services.

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Academic and Research Centers

Our Centers of Excellence explore pressing concerns in the world of mental healthcare, from the individual level to the larger systems in which challenges are embedded. Our Centers advance research and promote coursework, host guest speakers, and advance community-based projects. As a student, by engaging with our Centers, you gain foundational skills as a generalist or highly-trained specialist, in areas that address important societal needs.

Services for the Community

Our passion for serving our community in practical, high-impact ways is realized through our targeted service centers. In addition to providing clients with much-needed resources, treatment, and support, each service center provides invaluable opportunities for our students to gain hands-on clinical experience and to deepen their skills in their future area of practice. 

Read About Our Impact

Faculty, students, and community members connected to our Centers and Services have a significant impact on the greater community.

Student Profile 

Meet Felicia Agbanyo, a student in the Bachelor’s of Science in Psychology and Human Services completion program.

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BHSC Scholars

The first-of-its-kind service-learning program was created to address a shortage of skilled workers in the behavioral health field by creating a pipeline of competitively paid, culturally informed entry-level professionals. Meet three of the original cohorts.

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Peace Corps Inspired Program Encourages Young People to Pursue Mental Health Careers

Workforce inititives like the Behavioral Health Service Corps℠ (BHSC) are designed to attract new and emerging talent to work in behavioral healthcare, and provide supportive pathways.

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