Competency-based training to create the 21st century mental health workforce: strides, stumbles, and solutions.

@article{Delaney2011CompetencybasedTT,
  title={Competency-based training to create the 21st century mental health workforce: strides, stumbles, and solutions.},
  author={Kathleen R Delaney and Linnea Carlson-Sabelli and Rebekah Shephard and Alison Ridge},
  journal={Archives of psychiatric nursing},
  year={2011},
  volume={25 4},
  pages={225-34}
}
In response to sustained concerns about the capability of the mental health workforce, federal groups have urged educators to adopt a competency-based system for training students in core mental health skills. A particular emphasis is training students to work in integrated systems, intervene with evidence-based practice, and employ culturally relevant therapies. Creating such a program, particularly one delivered online, requires structures that engage students in their own learning and tools… CONTINUE READING