Education & Training

We know that a good education is the key to a career in behavioral healthcare. These universities, colleges, and vocational centers offer many opportunities for degrees, continuing education, and training.

Education Resources

The mission of the Center for Reducing Health Disparities is to promote the health and well-being of diverse communities by pursuing research, training, continuing education, technical assistance, information dissemination within a prevention, early...
The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) is the largest membership organization of professional social workers in the world, with 132,000...
NAMI California is a grass roots organization of families and individuals whose lives have been affected by serious mental illness. We advocate for lives of quality and respect, without discrimination and stigma, for all our constituents. We provide...
Join the Mental Health America of Los Angeles today! Your donation helps young adults and adults with mental illness live with quality and equality.
Mental Health America of Los Angeles (MHA) is dedicated to promoting mental health recovery and...
The mission of the Center for the Health Professions is to transform health care through workforce research and leadership development.
Since 1992, the Center for the Health Professions at the University of California, San Francisco has offered ...
The academic community and the public social services joined forces in 1990 to create the California Social Work Education Center (CalSWEC)—considered the most ambitious such collaboration in the country at the time. 
Today, CalSWEC is the nation’s...
The California Psychological Association (CPA) is a 501(c)(6) non-profit professional association for licensed psychologists and others affiliated with the delivery of psychological services.
CPA was founded in Los Angeles in 1948 initially to work...
The mission of CalMHSA is to provide member counties a flexible, efficient, and effective administrative/fiscal structure focused on collaborative partnerships and pooling efforts in:
Development and implementation of common strategies and programs...
The California Latino Psychological Association (CLPA) is dedicated to advocating and serving the mental health needs of the Latino community. CLPA is invested in the clinical, research and academic issues related to Latino Psychology. The CLPA...
The California Board of Psychology (BOP) protects the safety and welfare of consumers of psychological services.
The BBS is responsible for consumer protection through the regulation of Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists (LMFT); Licensed Clinical Social Workers (LCSW); Licensed Educational Psychologists (LEP); Licensed Professional Clinical Counselors (...
CAMFT (California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists) is an independent professional organization of approximately 30,000 members representing the interests of licensed marriage and family therapists. It is dedicated to advancing the...

Training Resources

Implementation Plans

CASRA Spring Conference in Concord; May 7th through 8th. http://www.casra.org/conference.html.  Program brochure attached.
The California Psychology Internship Council (CAPIC) is an association of clinical psychology doctoral programs and doctoral internship training sites throughout the state of California. Created in 1991, CAPIC’s founders recognized that by working...
The California Institute for Behavioral Health Solutions (CIBHS) was established in 1993 to promote excellence in mental health services through training, technical assistance, research and policy development. Local mental health directors founded...

Sample Training Forms and Documents

In February 2014, the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention’s Research Prioritization Task Force (RPTF) released A Prioritized Research Agenda for Suicide Prevention: An Action Plan to Save Lives, which outlines the research areas that...

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