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Resources by Topic: Behavioral health workforce

National Health Service Corps Site Reference Guide
Provides clarification for National Health Service Corps (NHSC) sites regarding eligibility requirements, qualification factors, compliance, roles and responsibilities, and other factors for becoming an NHSC approved site. Acts as a supplemental resource to the information provided in the online NHSC Site Application.
Date: 05/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Health Resources and Services Administration
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Minnesota's Social Worker Workforce
Describes the social worker workforce in Minnesota. Covers demographic statistics, education, employment, and distribution of social workers in metropolitan areas, large towns, small town rural, and isolated rural areas in Minnesota.
Date: 02/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
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The Behavioral Health Workforce in Rural America: Developing a National Recruitment Strategy
Describes successful strategies to recruit and retain behavioral health workers in rural areas, based on phone interviews with state-level experts in rural health and behavioral health. Explores financial incentives, education and training programs, telehealth, licensure or scope of practice changes, innovative state approaches, and policy considerations.
Author(s): Nancy Baum, Jaque King
Date: 02/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Center for Health and Research Transformation
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Texas Psychiatrists 2019: Trends, Distribution, and Demographics
Fact sheet identifying growth trends, race/ethnicity, age distribution, and population to provider data by county and geographic designation of psychiatrists in Texas.
Date: 02/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Texas Department of State Health Services
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Wisconsin Health Professional Shortage Areas: Mental Health Care
Shows population-based and facility-based Mental Health Professional Shortage Areas in Wisconsin.
Date: 02/2020
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Wisconsin Office of Rural Health
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2018 Vermont Psychiatrists by Mental Health Catchment Area: Population per FTE
County level map of psychiatrists by service area for the state of Vermont.
Date: 01/2020
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Vermont Department of Health
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South Carolina Mental Health Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSA) By Category
County-level map showing Mental Health Professional Shortage Areas in South Carolina.
Date: 01/2020
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control
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Texas Marriage and Family Therapists, 2019: Trends, Distribution, and Demographics
Fact sheet identifying growth trends, population to provider data by county and geographic designation, and age distribution by gender for marriage and family therapists in Texas. Features statistics with breakdowns by metropolitan and nonmetropolitan areas.
Date: 01/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Texas Department of State Health Services
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Texas Licensed Professional Counselors, 2019: Trends, Distribution, and Demographics
Fact sheet identifying growth trends, population to provider data by county and geographic designation, and age distribution of licensed professional counselors in Texas. Features statistics with breakdowns by metropolitan and nonmetropolitan areas.
Date: 01/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Texas Department of State Health Services
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Tennessee Uninsured Adult Healthcare Safety Net Report - 2019 Annual Report
Features statistics on Tennessee's uninsured population and state safety net funding expenditures. Includes maps showing locations of adult healthcare and behavioral health safety net services, and county-level maps showing population-to-provider ratios for various medical specialties and Health Professional Shortage Areas as of 2019. Examines challenges in rural Tennessee, including adequacy of healthcare and access to services.
Date: 01/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Tennessee Department of Health
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