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Meet the Team

We are a group of social work educators and students who are passionate about improving the lives of West Virginians. We believe in the power of higher education and the ability of the social work profession to meet the needs of diverse populations.

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Megan Gandy

Project Director WVU School of Social Work


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Jacki Englehardt

Project Co-Director WVU School of Social Work

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Jenna Sergent

Program Assistant WVU School of Social Work

Abbi Davis

Graduate Research Assistant WVU School of Social Work

In Collaboration With:

Our partners and funders.

West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission Behavioral Health Programs

WV Higher Education Policy Commission

Funding partner: Behavioral Health Pipeline Award May 2022.

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School of Social Work

Funding partner: support provided through the time and talent of faculty, staff, and students. 

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Roundtable Learning

Contracting partner: VR game development and eLearning development.

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WVU Extension, Monongalia County Office

Outreach partner: public outreach and pilot testing.

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Mon River Games

Content partner: Heather Cole, WVU Teaching Assistant Professor of Game Design and Interactive Media and Founder/Director of MonRiverGames, a nonprofit 501 (c)(3).

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