A Foot in the Door: Development of a Summer College Student Internship in Community Mental Health

  title={A Foot in the Door: Development of a Summer College Student Internship in Community Mental Health},
  author={Rebecca Miller and Erika R. Carr and Lauren A. Utter and Thomas H Styron and Jeanne L. Steiner},
  journal={Academic Psychiatry},
Building the mental health workforce and creating interest in the next generation for working in community mental health settings is a key priority for recovery-oriented practice, the organizing principle for community mental health care. There is a need for behavioral health professionals interested in working with underserved populations, and providing experiences with these populations early in the career trajectory [1]. Workforce development is an even greater focus with passage of health… 
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