Addressing Behavioral Health Workforce Needs in Kansas
Examines the behavioral health workforce in Kansas by age and rural versus urban geographic distribution. Includes data on population to provider ratios for psychiatrists and licensed special clinical social workers (LSCSWs). Discusses strategies to reduce behavioral workforce shortages such as the utilization of telehealth.
Cynthia Snyder, Angela Wu, Hina B. Shah, Wen-Chieh Lin
Kansas Health Institute
Behavioral health · Behavioral health workforce · Health workforce supply and demand · Physicians · Rural-urban differences · Specialty care · Statistics and data · Telehealth · Kansas