Behavioral Health Workforce

Co-Chairs: Karyn Tribble, Alameda Health System and TBD

Priorities

  • Expanding internship and other work based learning opportunities

    • Create a matrix/menu that shows what an intern can do in Behavioral Health

    • Adding a menu of options for organizational involvement

  • Skills based training for professional development

    • EBHWP can create space for our partners to share with each other what they are working on and how they can share resources

    • EBHWP can identify additional funding for trainings including trainers/staff

  • Bilingual provider/trainees outreach

    • Creating a communications campaign to connect graduating students with entry level jobs and paths for training into higher positions

    • Create networking opportunities for bilingual providers

  • Outreach and Communication for behavioral health careers

    • Classroom presentations, speaker engagement and robust social media campaign