Workforce Resources

Below are major resources related to behavioral health workforce development. These encompass mental health and addiction related workforce resources, since there are many common workforce issues and strategies across these sectors of the behavioral health field. Citations to reports are abbreviated for ease of identification. Formal citations are accessed by following the links to the actual documents.

 

Websites

SAMHSA Workforce

https://www.samhsa.gov/workforce

HRSA Behavioral Health Workforce

https://bhw.hrsa.gov/grants/mentalbehavioralhealth

Annapolis Coalition on the Behavioral Health Workforce

www.annapoliscoalition.org

ATTC Network – Workforce Development

https://attcnetwork.org/wfd

Behavioral Health Workforce Research Center (U Michigan)

http://www.behavioralhealthworkforce.org

Center for Integrated Health Solutions (integrated care)

https://www.integration.samhsa.gov/workforce

Recruitment & Retention Toolkit (SAMHSA & AHP)

http://toolkit.ahpnet.com

 

Major Reports

Strengthening Professional Identities Coverpage ImageAbt Associates, 2006. Strengthening Professional Identity: Challenges of the Addiction Treatment Workforce. Framework for Discussion.
https://www.samhsa.gov/sites/default/files/partnersforrecovery/docs/Strengthening_Professional_Identity.pdf

 

 

Vital Signs 2012Addiction Technology Transfer Center National Office, 2012. Vital Signs: Taking the Pulse of the Addiction Treatment Workforce, A National Report.
https://attcnetwork.org/centers/global-attc/national-workforce-study

 

 

Natl WF Report 2017 Coverpage ImageAddiction Technology Transfer Center National Office, 2017. National Workforce Report, 2017.
https://attcnetwork.org/centers/global-attc/national-workforce-study

 

 

 

Action Plan BHWF Dev coverpage imageAnnapolis Coalition on the Behavioral Health Workforce, 2007. Action Plan for Behavioral Health Workforce Development: Framework for Discussion.
http://annapoliscoalition.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/action-plan-full-report.pdf

 

 

BHWF Research Center Publications coverpage imageBehavioral Health Workforce Research Center (list of multiple reports)
http://www.behavioralhealthworkforce.org/publications/

 

 

 

MHWF - A primer coverpage imageCongressional Research Service, 2015. The Mental Health Workforce: A Primer.
https://archive.org/details/R43255TheMentalHealthWorkforceAPrimer-crs

 

 

 

MHSU WF for Older Adults coverpage imageInstitute of Medicine, 2012. The Mental Health and Substance Use Workforce for Older Adults: In Whose Hands?
https://www.nap.edu/catalog/13400/the-mental-health-and-substance-use-workforce-for-older-adults

 

 

 

Report iconSAMHSA, 2013. Report to Congress on the Nation’s Substance Abuse and Mental Health Workforce Issues. 
https://mhttcnetwork.org/sites/default/files/2019-02/SAMHSA%20Report%20to%20Congress%202013_1.pdf

 

 

 

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