MI Kids Now Loan Repayment Program
State Department and Agencies
Psychiatrist; Registered Nurses; Psychologists; Occupations Requiring an MSW; Child, Family, and School Social Workers; Other: Board Certified Behavioral Analyst (BCBA), Board Certified Assistant Behavioral Analyst (BCABA)
Workforce Development Focus
Increasing number of healthcare workers AND healthcare workforce retention
Workforce Issues Addressed
Providing a benefit or incentive that encourages individuals to pursue a healthcare profession; opportunity for educational reimbursement
The MI Kids Now Loan Repayment Program is a state medical education debt repayment program focused on incentivizing behavioral healthcare providers to practice in underserved areas across the state of Michigan. Participants in the program receive funds to repay their educational debt, in exchange for service in underserved healthcare practice sites for two years.