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HealthWest CMHA Workforce Strategies

HealthWest CMHA

Community Mental Health

Healthcare Industry

Organizations Involved

Occupations Impacted

Occupations Requiring an MSW; Psychiatrists; Counselors; Psychologists; Other: Peer Support Specialists

Workforce Development Focus

Healthcare workforce retention

Workforce Issue Addressed

Increasing wages and/or benefits for current healthcare professionals; Expanding career and/or professional development opportunities of current healthcare professionals; Opportunity for educational reimbursement


HealthWet CMHA implements several workforce retention strategies, including offering hiring, on-call, coverage, referral, credential and retention stipends, mental health technology supports, and tuition reimbursement for qualified expenses.

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