SAMHSA Region III, in partnership with the Central East Addiction Technology Transfer Center, is hosting a 90 minute virtual interactive training event to focus on workforce recruitment and retention. The featured speakers are the same content experts from Advocates for Human Potential who developed a Recruiting and Retention Toolkit for SAMHSA. The most relevant practical principles from the toolkit that have been updated will be presented. The speakers will showcase workforce planning and implementation strategies based on their extensive experience serving states, counties, providers and stakeholders.
• Identify the essential components for a behavioral health workforce plan.
• Recognize the governmental and organizational stakeholders necessary to bring to the table.
• Explore avenues and opportunities for workforce development funding
•Understand how to embed diversity, equity, and inclusion into wellbeing and workplace culture to support workforce recruitment and retention
ADVOCATES FOR HUMAN POTENTIAL WORKFORCE EXPERTS:
Richard Landis, MSW Co-Director, Training and Technical Assistance
Fran Basche, MA Senior Program Director
Susan Lange, MEd Senior Program Manager
Jean Bennett, PhD SAMHSA Regional Director
Larke Huang, PhD Director, Office of Behavioral Health Equity