Current Issues in Continuing Education for Contemporary Behavioral Health Practice

  title={Current Issues in Continuing Education for Contemporary Behavioral Health Practice},
  author={Allen S. Daniels and Douglas A. Walter},
  journal={Administration and Policy in Mental Health and Mental Health Services Research},
The evolving health care system poses a number of challenges for the continuing development of the professional workforce. An overview of continuing education is provided, including typical objectives, format, content, and sponsors. Data are presented on continuing education requirements by discipline and by state. The forces of change that have driven the need for revised approaches to continued professional development are described, including research findings on the apparent lack of… CONTINUE READING


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