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Angela Beck, PhD, MPH

Director, Behavioral Health Workforce Research Center, University of  Michigan

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May 21, 2020
This webinar is a discussion with leaders of Health Workforce Research Centers (HWRCs) to get their perspectives on COVID-19 impacts on the health workforce.
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Authors: Angela Beck | Cory Page | Jessica Buche | Maria Gaiser

Topics: Behavioral Health, Nursing, Staffing

January 22, 2020
This article examines 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.
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Authors: Amanda Mauri | Maria Gaiser | Jessica Buche | Angela Beck

Topics: Behavioral Health, Medicaid

January 7, 2020
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.
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Authors: Angela Beck | Cory Page | Jessica Buche | Victoria Schoebel | Caitlyn Wayment

Topics: Behavioral Health, Primary Care

December 19, 2019
This report helps to understand the level of preparedness of primary care providers to handle the behavioral health needs of their patients.
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Authors: Lynn Videka | Jodie Neale | Cory Page | Jessica Buche | Caitlyn Wayment | Maria Gaiser | Angela Beck

Topics: Behavioral Health, Medicaid

December 5, 2019
This report aims to understand the organizational settings and roles of peer providers in the behavioral health workforce and to build a profile of peer support specialists using statutes, administrative codes, state Medicaid plans, and national survey data.
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Authors: Angela Beck | Cory Page | Jessica Buche

Topics: Behavioral Health, Data Analysis, Data Collection

December 1, 2018
This qualitative report helps to determine the barriers and opportunities for implementing the behavioral health workforce Minimum Data Set (MDS) nationwide.
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Authors: Angela Beck | Cory Page | Jessica Buche | Danielle Rittman | Maria Gaiser

Topics: Behavioral Health, Rural Health

December 1, 2018
This report maps the precise amount of psychiatrists, child and adolescent psychiatrists (CAPs), geriatric psychiatrists (GPs), and addiction psychiatrists (APs) per county, and tests whether the proportion of these providers varieds significantly between urban and rural areas.
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October 2, 2018
On October 2, 2018, policy leaders and workforce researchers gathered to discuss key issues influencing the health workforce. Researchers from 6 health workforce research centers presented work related to value-based care, workforce development programs targeting the underserved, and health workforce roles in opioid misuse prevention and treatment.
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Authors: Angela Beck | Cory Page | Jessica Buche

Topics: Behavioral Health, Medicaid, Rural Health

October 1, 2018
This report helps to understand the characteristics of the behavioral health workforce in rural areas, the services offered by rural provider organizations, and the barriers these organizations face to providing services.
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Authors: Angela Beck | Cory Page | Jessica Buche | Danielle Rittman | Maria Gaiser

Topics: Behavioral Health, Workforce Supply

October 1, 2018
This report maps the supply of prescribing psychiatric workforce, which includes psychiatrists, advanced practice psychiatric nurses (psychiatric nurses), physician assistants (PAs) in psychiatry, and psychiatric pharmacists.
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