Behavioral Health Provider Experiences with Telehealth during COVID-19

Recent policies have facilitated changes in behavioral health service delivery.

 
 

COVID-19 Health Workforce Resources

The latest information and resources for maintaining a strong health workforce during the COVID-19 pandemic.

 
 

Ensuring and Sustaining a Pandemic Workforce

Newly published article detailing strategies to address patient and provider needs in preparation for a COVID-19 patient surge.

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Research to produce a workforce to meet the nation’s behavioral health needs.

Our goal is to strengthen capacity of the behavioral health workforce through these focused strategies:

Workforce Planning

  • Understand current workforce data collection efforts
  • Expand efforts to collect workforce data
  • Improve supply and demand estimates for the behavioral health workforce

Workforce Development

  • Expand recruitment/retention for the behavioral health workforce
  • Define education requirements across disciplines
  • Develop mechanisms for increasing diversity within disciplines
  • Ensure that competencies prepare workers to address special needs and new delivery models

Service Delivery

  • Evaluate differences in legal responsibility and authority in service delivery
  • Understand the role of financial incentives and payers on workforce capacity
  • Improve service delivery to underserved populations
  • Evaluate models of care

Webinars

Behavioral Health Workforce Education Training Grant Webinar

July 10, 2019

Behavioral Health Workforce Research Center Webinar

June 29, 2016

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