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Behavioral Health Workforce Projections | Bureau of Health Workforce

We estimated the number of new entrants into the behavioral health workforce between 2016 and 2021. Source: Behavioral Health Workforce Projections | Bureau of Health Workforce We also generated state-level projections of supply and demand for behavioral health occupations from 2016 to 2030. State-Level Estimates of Behavioral Health Workforce (PDF – 1.5 MB) We estimated the …

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The DSP Crisis: Reimbursement Rates, Retention, and Research

Source: The DSP Crisis: Reimbursement Rates, Retention, and Research | The Council on Quality and Leadership   Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) are critical for the community integration of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). Not only are DSPs important to quality supports of millions of people in the United States, but a lack of staff can …

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Dentists No Longer Permitted To Turn Away Patients Due To Disabilities – Disability Scoop

People with developmental disabilities may find it easier to get dental care after a national board changed its ethics policy to be more inclusive. The American Dental Association recently revised its code of conduct to prohibit denial of care to patients with physical, developmental or intellectual disabilities. In cases where a dentist does not have …

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Nation’s First Institute to Prepare Nurses to Care for People with Developmental Disabilities to Open at St. John Fisher College in Rochester, NY

Source: Nation’s First Institute to Prepare Nurses to Care for People with Developmental Disabilities to Open at St. John Fisher College in Rochester, NY PITTSFORD, N.Y., Oct. 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Earlier today, St. John Fisher College, Tom Golisano, and the Golisano Foundation announced the creation of the Golisano Institute for Developmental Disability Nursing thanks to a $5.8 million gift, $5 million from Tom Golisano and $800,000 from …

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Addressing Social Determinants and Its Impact On Healthcare – Watson Health Perspectives

Source: Addressing Social Determinants and Its Impact On Healthcare – Watson Health Perspectives This executive overview paper examines the many factors that are driving change in the healthcare industry.2 It covers the social determinants of health and introduces a smarter approach to care that enables healthcare providers to personalize programs, services and treatments based on …

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Opportunities for Complex Care Programs to Address the Social Determinants of Health – Center for Health Care Strategies

Source: Opportunities for Complex Care Programs to Address the Social Determinants of Health – Center for Health Care Strategies This brief explores opportunities to better address patients’ non-medical needs, including: (1) identifying patients’ non-medical needs; (2) employing non-traditional workers; (3) partnering with community-based organizations and social service agencies; (4) testing new uses for technology to …

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Spotlight: Food for Health: Nutrition Research across the Lifespan

Nutrition is vital to health, growth, and development through all stages of life. Poor nutrition causes health problems and can contribute to heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, stroke, cancer, and other diseases. NIH recently released a draft of its first-ever Strategic Plan for NIH Nutrition Research to focus efforts in advancing the scientific understanding …

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March is Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month

Source: National Association of Councils on Developmental Disabilities (NACDD) Each March, the National Association of Councils on Developmental Disabilities (NACDD), partners with Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD) and National Disabilities Rights Network (NDRN) to create a social media campaign that highlights the many ways in which people with and without disabilities come together …

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