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Building the Workforce Plan for Children's Mental Health

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workforce development, Annapolis Coalition, workforce, systems of care, system of care


Discussion centers around the formation of the National Strategic Plan on Workforce Development in Behavioral Health. Includes a discussion of the Annapolis Coalition and its efforts related to workforce recruitment and retention. Ten strategic workforce goals are presented.


MacKinnon-Lewis, C., Morris, J., Dodge, J., & Friedman, R. M. (2006). Building the workforce plan for children's mental health. In C. Newman, C. Liberton, K. Kutash, & R. M. Friedman (Eds.), The 18th Annual Research Conference Proceedings, A System of Care for Children's Mental Health: Expanding the Research Base (pp. 459-461). Tampa: University of South Florida, Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute, Research and Training Center for Children's Mental Heatlh.