Category/Topic
Workforce Development
Level
State
Summary

The California Department of Health Care Access and Information (HCAI) administers the Workforce Education and Training (WET) Program, a component of the MHSA. State budget appropriations fund the WET program, which promotes the expansion of postsecondary education and training to meet mental health occupational shortage needs.

This grant opportunity will result in agreement(s) with public, private, and nonprofit organizations, including faith based and community-based organizations (CBOs), for training and support that facilitates the training and placement of peer personnel. This Grant Guide defines peer personnel as individuals with lived experience as a mental/behavioral health services consumer, family member, and/or caregiver placed in designated peer positions.

Eligible Entities
Academic Institutions, Local Public Agencies, Native American Tribes, Nonprofit Organizations, Private Corporations
Due Date
Jun 10, 2022
Max Award
$1,000,000
Match Required?
No
Funder
Department of Health Care Access and Information
Total Amount Available for All Grants
$12,000,000
Resources
Opportunity Posting or Webpage
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