The quarterly State Solutions in Workforce webinar series, which launched last fall, continues highlighting innovative practices by the states in developing the substance use and mental health workforce. A recording of the first webinar, which took place in September and highlighted initiatives in Nebraska, is available online here. January’s webinar highlighted the workforce development effort in Connecticut underContinue Reading.
Monthly Archives: February 2017
Surgeon General’s Report on Addictions Notes Limitations of Substance Use Workforce
The substance use workforce and its challenges are discussed in the recently released Facing Addiction in America: The Surgeon’s General Report on Alcohol, Drugs and Health (SAMHSA, 2016.) The Report is a comprehensive review on addictions, covering the extent of substance use disorders in the U.S., the neurobiology of addiction, prevention and treatment, and healthContinue Reading.
New Text on Workforce Development
Publisher IGI Global has recently released a new volume on Workforce Development Theory and Practice in the Mental Health Sector. The book, edited by Mark Smith and Angela Jury from Te Pou, New Zealand’s workforce center on behavioral health, compiles 15 chapters on health and mental health written by experts from North America, Australia, New Zealand,Continue Reading.