This report describes state incentives for behavioral health provider recruitment, particularly in rural areas.
The Health Workforce Training Program Evaluation Toolkit is a comprehensive “program evaluation 101” resource for both new and established programs seeking to learn new evaluation strategies.
The purpose of this study is to examine the size and distribution of the advanced practice psychiatric nurse workforce relative to the total psychiatry workforce to determine whether nurses are predominantly working in areas with higher or lower levels of behavioral health specialists.
This cross-sectional study examines the relationship between reimbursement and behavioral health provider geographic distribution and seeks to understand how Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement for behavioral health providers may limit service delivery.
This project seeks to understand which behavioral health services primary care physicians currently provide for their clients and how often they do so.
This study examines factors that may influence access to MAT and to SUD treatment services, including negative perceptions associated with SUD treatment, cultural norms, and Medicaid and other insurance coverage. The study also examines state-specific initiatives to combat the opioid epidemic and SUDs.
To better understand behavioral health workforce factors and service delivery within Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics, this mixed methods study helps inform policy makers and discusses future practice recommendations.
This study sought to map the precise amount of psychiatrists, child and adolescent psychiatrists (CAPs), geriatric psychiatrists (GPs), and addiction psychiatrists (APs) per county, and to test whether the proportion of these providers varied significantly between urban and rural areas.
The research team conducted the study to determine common characteristics of schools and populations utilizing behavioral health services, funding sources for behavioral health in schools, types of behavioral health services offered and common characteristics of the workforce, and barriers to service delivery.
The purpose of this qualitative study is to determine the barriers and opportunities for implementing the behavioral health workforce Minimum Data Set (MDS) nationwide.