Behavioral Health Workforce Development
The North Dakota Behavioral Health Workforce Development project was initiated in August 2017 by the North Dakota Department of Human Services (DHS).
The project’s goals are to:
- Develop a multi-focused behavioral health workforce strategic implementation plan for the state of North Dakota.
- Create a new peer support specialist certification process that meet’s billable Medicaid reimbursement and can be implemented within the state of North Dakota.
- Provide sustainable efforts including data tracking, reports, and ongoing consultation for DHS, legislative committees, or subgroups for both goals one and two.
Learn more about North Dakota Behavioral Health's Free Through Recovery program — a community based behavioral health program designed to increase recovery support services to individuals involved with the criminal justice system who have behavioral health concerns.
Most Recent Publications
Impact and Likelihood of Behavioral Health Workforce Interventions
This report presents the results of a survey assessing the impact and likelihood of several behavioral health workforce interventions proposed for North Dakota.Author(s): Schroeder, S., Vanderzanden, K.
Date: April 2018
Telebehavioral Health in North Dakota: 2017
This report provides an overview of the telebehavioral health services that exist within North Dakota.Author(s): Dickson, L., Besse, R.
Date: October 2017