The UNM Division of Community Behavioral Health (CBH) has a strategic focus of developing professional and community behavioral health resources through training, mentorship and other workforce development activities.
CBH provides multiple training/workforce development opportunities for providers, students and community members representing a variety of professionals, including psychiatry, psychology, social work and primary care. The workforce development program focuses on a wide-range of topics including: clinical practice in rural communities, public behavioral health system and policy development, services research, and culturally competent service provision. CBH is also part of the Consortium for Behavioral Health Training and Research (CBHTR), a partnership between the Behavioral Health Purchasing Collaborative, the Department of Higher Education, and various colleges and universities statewide. CBHTR’s mission is to improve behavioral health services through training, evaluation and research.