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MDHHS Behavioral Health Capacity Building Center

Healthcare Industry

State Department and Agencies

Organizations Involved


Occupations Involved

Other: Behavioral Health Workers, general

Workforce Development Focus

Increasing number of healthcare workers AND improving the quality of healthcare workforce AND healthcare workforce retention

Workforce Issues Addressed

Training individuals to work in a healthcare profession; Providing educational opportunities for healthcare professionals to become more specialized in their occupation; Training current healthcare professionals so that they will be able to serve a broader population; Expanding career and/ or professional development opportunities of current healthcare professionals


The Capacity Building Center will provide BH providers access to robust training in a variety of behavioral health areas related to children, youth and young adults.

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