BHWD Webinars

These events are available for any BHWD Grantee to attend. If you are not apart of the program, your attendance is optional. Date Time Program Event Title and Zoom Link […]


Mentored Internship Program (MIP) Logo for round 2.

SACRAMENTO — The Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) awarded an additional $33 million to 120 nonprofit provider and tribal organizations, extending the existing behavioral health workforce Mentored Internship Program to organizations that successfully completed the first round of the program. Each entity will receive up to $500,000 to enhance and build its behavioral health substance use disorder workforce, focusing on resources that expand the prevention, treatment, and recovery workforce to support Californians with or at risk of developing an opioid use disorder.

MIP Lunch and Learn Resources

Topic Presenter Information Resources 10/26Recruitment: Recruiting interns and partnering with educational institutions Shasta Community Health CenterDenise EvansDirector of Integrated Behavioral Healthdenevans@shastahealth.orgAnastasia Bartley  Project Coordinatorabartley@shastahealth.orgVictor Community Support Services, Inc.Heather FoxCoordinatorheather@solutions4nonprofits.comJennifer A. […]

MIP Event Resources

**Lunch and Learn Links and Resources can be found here! Other BHWD Event Recordings and Slides: Behavior Health Recruitment and Retention Peer Workforce Investment and Expanding Peer Organization Capacity Date […]

Mentored Internship Program, Round 2, Awarded

Mentored Internship Program (MIP) Logo for round 1

The Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) awarded $17,653,585 to 39 behavioral health organizations throughout the state as part of the Mentored Internship Program. The grants support the development of mentors among behavioral health service providers.

Announcement: DHCS awards new BHWD program

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The Community Services Division of the Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) awarded $51.5 million on March 10, 2022, to its newest Behavioral Health Workforce Development (BHWD) program—the Mentored Internship Program (MIP).

Mentored Internship Program Round 1 Awardee Overview

ORGANIZATION CITY COUNTY  AWARD AMOUNT Adventist Health Clear Lake Clearlake Lake $500,000.00 Aldea Inc. Napa Napa $197,163.00 Aldea Inc. Fairfield Napa $447,391.00 AltaMed Health Services Commerce Los Angeles $495,209.00 Another […]