Work Group Activities
PBHA is gathering feedback and data to address behavioral health professional and clinician shortages in our region. This anonymous survey is for employees who are in behavioral health professions, including mental health and addiction. The purpose of the survey is to identify what factors influence your retention with a behavioral health employer.
Behavioral Health Careers Presentation
Click here to see the flyer for the October 9th presentations from 1:30 – 3:30 pm via Zoom. Topics are addiction and forensic mental health, and virtual employer booths to follow immediately after. Registration required for attendees and employer booth.
If you are interested in either attending a presentation or presenting your organization, please contact Shree Veeramachaneni
Past speakers: Texas Panhandle Centers; The Pavilion
Take Root in Amarillo
Click here if you want to highlight a job in the live job board. Take Root in Amarillo is a community website and employer resource that gives businesses, job seekers, students, and individuals looking to learn more about city life in Amarillo.
List of Local Behavioral Health-Related Careers
Behavioral Health Provider Pipeline Graphic
In 2019, PBHA stakeholders identified key professions and the needed education levels that the Texas Panhandle is lacking that would help alleviate access to care issues for our communities.
Strategies to Address Behavioral Health Provider Shortages
Integrating Behavioral Health into the Primary Care Setting (presentation slides)
Tools & Incentive Programs for Recruitment & Retention of Behavioral Health Providers (presentation slides & handouts)
Dispelling Myths of Working In the Mental Health Field and Tips to Increase Recruitment & Retention
Unfortunately, the event recording is not available due to technical difficulties.
The toolkit includes nine chapters to sharpen skills in identification, selection and retention of staff to build a better workforce.