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Workforce Development Plan

Posted 11/27/2019 (updated 9/2/2021)

BROADENING THE CONCEPT OF WORKFORCE  

  • GOAL 1: Significantly expand the role of individuals in recovery, and their families when appropriate, to participate in, ultimately direct, or accept responsibility for their own care; provide care and supports to others; and educate the workforce.  G
  • GOAL 2: Expand the role and capacity of communities to effectively identify their needs and promote behavioral health and wellness.  

 STRENGTHENING THE WORKFORCE  

  • GOAL 3: Implement systematic recruitment and retention strategies at the federal, state, and local levels.  
  • GOAL 4: Increase the relevance, effectiveness, and accessibility of training and education.  
  • GOAL 5: Actively foster leadership development among all segments of the workforce.  

STRUCTURES TO SUPPORT THE WORKFORCE  

  • GOAL 6: Enhance the infrastructure available to support and coordinate workforce development efforts.  
  • GOAL 7: Implement a national research and evaluation agenda on behavioral health workforce development

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