CalMHSA’s Peer Certification Site is now live! In California, this creates a new provider and service type eligible for Medi-Cal reimbursement through the county mental health and behavioral health plans.
The California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) is expanding California’s behavioral health workforce, as well as all other behavioral health professions, to improve consumer access to and productive participation in behavioral health services throughout the state. As part of this commitment, DHCS contracted with Advocates for Human Potential, Inc. (AHP), to implement the Behavioral Health Workforce Development (BHWD) project.
As of March 2022, 184 grantees have been awarded funds that support the expansion of their behavioral health operations. Grantees are also supported in other ways including this customized platform providing learning and development resources.
Below is an interactive map showing over 100 grantee locations throughout California. Grantees are operating unique mental and behavioral health practices all over the state. Funds from the grant give providers the power to have greater reach, support more people, and ensure coverage no matter where in California you are.