Resources on Mental Health Workforce Development

Financial Support and Grants

Richard Louis Caplan Memorial Scholarship for the Advancement of Personality Disorder Treatment

The Leonard and Helen R. Stulman Endowed Scholars Program

National Institutes of Health (NIH) Undergraduate Scholarship Program (UGSP)

Promoting Postbaccalaureate Opportunities for Hispanic Americans CFDA 84.031M

The National Health Service Corps Loan Repayment Program

Paying of College Student Resource Guide (Includes scholarships, internships, fellowships, books, and websites) – Courtesy of U.S. Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard, Congressional District 34 – California

U.S. Department of Education – Special Focus Competition: Graduate Programs at Institutions of Higher Education Serving Hispanic Americans, CFDA 84.116V Grant

AmeriCorps VISTA

Latino Social Work Task Force, Puerto Rican Family Institute (PRFI), National Association of Social Workers – New York City Chapter (NASW-NYC)

Dr. Cynthia Lucero Center Latino Mental Health Program, Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology

Project L/EARN, Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research, Rutgers University

Reports and Articles – Workforce Development
American Psychological Association, Office of Ethnic Minority Affairs. (2008). A portrait of success and challenge-Progress report: 1997-2005. Washington, DC

Castellanos, J., & Jones, L. (Eds.) (2003). The Majority in the minority: Expanding the representation of Latina/o faculty, administrators and students in higher education. Sterling, VA: Stylus.

Castellanos, J., Gloria, A., & Kamimura, M. (2006). The Latina/o Pathway to the Ph.D.: Abriendo Caminos. Sterling, VA: Stylus. Available only for purchase.

Comas-Díaz, L. (1997). Mental health needs of Latinos with professional status. In J. G. García & M. C. Zea (Eds.), Psychological interventions and research with Latino populations (pp. 142-165). Boston: Allyn & Bacon.

Delgado-Romero, E., Manlove, A.N., Manlove, J.D., & Hernandez, C. (2007). Controversial issues in the recruitment and retention of Latino/a faculty. Journal of Hispanic Higher Education, 6, 34-51.

De Los Santos, A. G., & De Los Santos, G. E. (2003). Hispanic-serving institutions in the 21st century: Overview, challenges, and opportunities. Journal of Hispanic Higher Education, 2(4), 377-391.

Hutchings, Gail P., and King, Kristen, Ensuring U.S. Health Reform Includes Prevention and Treatment of Mental and Substance Use Disorders — A Framework for Discussion: Core Consensus Principles for Reform from the Mental Health and Substance Abuse Community, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, 1 Choke Cherry Road, Rockville, MD 20857 SMA 09-4433 2009.

Ivey, S.L., Scheffler, R., Zazzali, J.L. (1998). Supply Dynamics of the Mental Health Workforce: Implications for Health Policy. The Milbank Quarterly, 76, 1, 25-58.

Lok, V., Christian, S., Chapman, S. (2009). Restructuring California’s Mental Health Workforce: Interviews with Key Stakeholders. UCSF Center for the Health Professions.

Lok, V., Chapman, S. (2009). The Mental Health Workforce in California: Trends in Employment, Education, and Diversity. UCSF Center for the Health Professions.

McRee, T., Dower, C., Briggance, B., Vance, J., Keane, D., O’Neil, E.H. (2003). The Mental Health Workforce: Who’s Meeting California’s Needs? California Workforce Initiative

Rosenberg, L. (2008). Lack of Diversity in Behavioral Healthcare Leadership Reflected in Services. Journal of Behavioral Health Services & Research, 35, 125-127.

Scheffler, R.M., Ivey, S.L., Garrett, A.B. (1998). Changing Supply and Earning Patterns of the Mental Health Workforce. Administration and Policy in Mental Health, 26, 2, 85-99.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). (2007). An Action Plan for Behavioral Health Workforce Development.

Vasquez et al. (2006). Personal reflections: Barriers and strategies in increasing diversity in psychology. American Psychologist, 61, 157-172.

Cultural and Linguistic Competency (CLC)
Hoge, M.A., Tondora, J., Marrelli, A.F. (2005). The Fundamentals of Workforce Competency: Implications for Behavioral Health. Administration and Policy in Mental Health, 32, 5-6, 509-531.

Hoge, M.A., Paris, M., et al. (2005). Workforce Competencies in Behavioral Health: An Overview. Administration and Policy in Mental Health, 32, 5-6, 593-631.

Hoge MA, Morris JA (eds): Implementing best practices in behavioral health workforce education—building a change agenda (special issue). Administration and Policy in Mental Health 32(2):85–165, 2004.

Hoge MA, Morris JA, Paris M (eds): Workforce competencies in behavioral health (special issue). Administration and Policy in Mental Health 32(5–6):485–663, 2005.

Hoge MA, Morris JA, Daniels AS, et al: An Action Plan on Behavioral Health Workforce Development. Rockville, Md, US Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, 2007.