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Resources by Topic: Behavioral health workforce

Virginia's Licensed Master's Social Worker Survey: 2022
An overview of the licensed master's social worker (LMSW) workforce in Virginia based on data from the 2022 Licensed Master's Social Worker Survey. Features statistics including the number of LMSWs in metro, urban, and rural areas of Virginia.
Date: 08/2022
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Virginia Department of Health Professions
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Moral Distress Among Clinicians Working in US Safety Net Practices During the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Mixed Methods Study
Explores the causes and levels of moral distress experienced by clinicians treating low-income primary care, dental, and behavioral health patients in safety net practices and participating in education loan repayment programs during the COVID-19 pandemic. Features statistics on reported degree of moral distress related to work experienced during the pandemic, with breakdowns by discipline and practice type, including Federally Qualified Health Centers, Indian Health Service or tribal site, and Rural Health Clinics.
Author(s): Donald E. Pathman, Jeffrey Sonis, Thomas E Rauner, et al.
Citation: BMJ Open, 2022
Date: 08/2022
Type: Document
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Wisconsin Health Professional Shortage Areas: Mental Health Care
Shows Mental Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs) and HPSA facilities in Wisconsin.
Date: 08/2022
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Wisconsin Office of Rural Health
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Federal Student Loan Repayment Programs for Behavioral Health Service Providers
Provides an overview of Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)-administered federal student loan repayment programs available to behavioral health providers. Addresses program components, benefits, Congressional appropriations for these programs for fiscal year 2022, and policy issues for Congress to consider.
Date: 08/2022
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Congressional Research Service
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Virginia's Licensed Professional Counselor Workforce: 2022
An overview of the licensed professional counselor (LPC) workforce in Virginia based on data from the 2022 Licensed Professional Counselor Workforce Survey. Features statistics including the number of LPCs in rural Virginia and how many grew up in rural areas.
Date: 07/2022
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Virginia Department of Health Professions
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Virginia's Licensed Clinical Social Worker Workforce: 2022
An overview of the licensed clinical social workers (LCSW) workforce in Virginia based on data from the 2022 Licensed Clinical Social Worker Workforce Survey. Features statistics including the number of LCSWs in rural Virginia and how many grew up in rural areas.
Date: 07/2022
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Virginia Department of Health Professions
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Virginia's Licensed Clinical Psychologist Workforce: 2022
An overview of the licensed clinical psychologist (LCP) workforce in Virginia based on data from the 2022 Licensed Clinical Psychologist Workforce Survey. Features statistics including the number of LCPs in rural Virginia and how many grew up in rural areas.
Date: 07/2022
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Virginia Department of Health Professions
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Oregon: Behavioral Health Loan Repayment Program (BHLRP) Awardees by City
Map of Oregon displays the location and the number of Behavioral Health Loan Repayment Program (BHLRP) recipients by city and county.
Date: 07/2022
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Oregon Office of Rural Health
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Virtual Training and Technical Assistance: A Shift in Behavioral Health Workforce Access and Perceptions of Services During Emergency Restrictions
Compares training and technical assistance (TTA) provision in the six-month period prior to and during early COVID-19 restrictions to determine the extent to which the shift to virtual service provision affected the behavioral health and medical workforce. Examines participants' access to TTA, geographic reach of TTA, and workforce perceptions of satisfaction and utility with TTA provision.
Author(s): Kristen G. Powell, Michael J. Chaple, Maxine Henry, et al.
Citation: BMC Medical Education, 22(575)
Date: 07/2022
Type: Document
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Community Partnerships: Advancing Behavioral Health Access in Rural Communities
Profiles Eagle Valley Behavioral Health (EVBH), a nonprofit and community mental health center (CMHC) developed to lead community collaboration working to ensure access to high-quality behavioral healthcare in Eagle County, Colorado. Discusses EVBH's collaboration with Building Hope Summit County, a community-wide initiative in a neighboring county focused on suicide prevention efforts. Describes how these initiatives were able to shape local policy, expand the local behavioral health workforce, fund their efforts, and identify and fill gaps in care.
Date: 07/2022
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: American Hospital Association
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