An article describing The Annapolis Coalition Pacesetter Award project has been published online by the Community Mental Health Journal and will appear in print shortly. It is titled Workforce Development Innovations with Direct Care Workers: Better Jobs, Better Services, Better Business. It describes findings from a national search for innovative workforce practices that simultaneously improveContinue Reading.
Faculty from the College of Pharmacy and Department of Psychiatry at Dalhousie University in Canada have used an implementation research framework to increase the capacity of pharmacists to improve the care of persons with mental illness. They examined the capability, motivation, and opportunity of community pharmacists to deliver mental health care and identified the potentialContinue Reading.
In a recent issue of the journal Alcoholism Treatment Quarterly, Annapolis Coalition Board Member Michael Flaherty and colleagues examine six diverse pathways of long- term addiction recovery. Using qualitative research methods they examine the common and distinct features of each pathway and identify the implications for addiction treatment design and recovery services. The authors concludeContinue Reading.
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has announced the launch of a Workforce Development Strategic Initiative. This is one of six priorities in its relatively new strategic plan, Leading Change 2.0, which also prioritizes prevention, integration, trauma and justice, recovery supports and health information technology. Driving this focus are longstanding concerns aboutContinue Reading.