The Oral Health Workforce Research Center developed an infographic that visually depicts state-level variation in Dental Hygienists scope of practice to help better inform policy makers and other oral health stakeholders.
Scopes of Practice and Reimbursement Patterns of Addiction Counselors, Community Health Workers, and Peer Recovery Specialists in the Behavioral Health Workforce
This study cataloged credential requirements, scope of practice (SOP) elements, and Medicaid reimbursement rates for addiction counselors, community health workers, and peer recovery specialists across the country to better understand how these workers can contribute to behavioral health service delivery.
This brief examines the scopes of practice for 4 common behavioral health paraprofessions and addiction counselor occupations, and investigates the alignment, or lack thereof, between scopes of practice and actual practice for each profession.
This report describes the process of redesigning the Dental Hygiene Professional Practice Index (DHPPI) and provides the scores for each state on the new index.
The purpose of the current study is to obtain, analyze and disseminate information about social work scopes of practice from all 50 states and the District of Columbia (DC), with an emphasis on determining the range of allowable services and professional training requirement of social workers.
This study is a comparative analysis of the scope of practice for dental hygienists in all states and the District of Columbia in 2014.
This study examines the dental assistant workforce to better understand roles, functions, and contributions to improving population oral health.