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This report was produced by the Behavioral Health Workforce Research Center. For additional information and resources, visit: www.behavioralhealthworkforce.org

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March 10, 2020
This report describes state incentives for behavioral health provider recruitment, particularly in rural areas.
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February 3, 2020
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.
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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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January 16, 2020
This report helps to inform managers and policy makers at the local, state, and federal levels of viable financing arrangements to promote these and future novel approaches to delivering high quality, accessible, sustained behavioral health care to communities and vulnerable populations.
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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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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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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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November 7, 2019
This report examines factors that may influence access to medication-assisted treatment (MAT) and to substance use disorders (SUD) treatment services, including negative perceptions associated with SUD treatment, cultural norms, and Medicaid and other insurance coverage. It also examines state-specific initiatives to combat the opioid epidemic and SUDs.
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November 1, 2019
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.
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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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