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This guide will help adult education providers connect with employers to build strong, viable partnerships. It’s designed from the perspective that the best way to address the needs of students is by adequately building and fostering strong employer partnerships. Once this is done, you are well on the way to meeting the employment or advancement needs of students.
Direct Care Workers in the United States: Key Facts provides a new annual snapshot of the direct care workforce, including its demographics, occupational roles, job quality challenges, and projected job openings. The report includes detailed overviews of three segments of this workforce: home care workers, residential care aides, and nursing assistants in nursing homes.
Medi-Cal, California's Medicaid program, provides needed health care services for low-income individuals including families with children, seniors, persons with disabilities, foster care, and pregnant people.
Patient-experience survey shows stark access barriers for mental health versus physical health
When 24-year-old Marie texted 988 last December, she was in the middle of a dissociative episode that left her unable to speak. "I just remember shaking and being on the floor and not knowing how to get my soul back to my body," Marie says. "All I could feel was fear."
A massive UC San Francisco study of California’s worst-in-the-nation homelessness crisis was released Tuesday as Gov. Gavin Newsom and legislative leaders were negotiating details of a new state budget, with homelessness spending as one of the knottiest issues.
There’s an ailment linked to increased heart attacks, depression, diabetes, crime and premature death in the US, and it’s affecting people no matter where they live or who they are: loneliness
For most of her life, Tammy La Barbera has been taking care of someone other than herself. First, it was her two children. Then, it was her brother and father, who both died after being diagnosed with cancer. Now, Tammy is taking care of her 90-year-old mother, Ada, who was diagnosed with dementia five years ago.
Analysis suggests potential instability and workforce gaps in the US healthcare sector. A call to action for all stakeholders could help.
In this article, we examine four fundamental shifts that governments can implement to address the growing issue of public healthcare workforce shortages.
An unintended consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic has been the exponential growth of telemedicine, with automation of healthcare becoming more common.
While the health care field has always dealt with workforce challenges, the pandemic has greatly amplified them. Through all their emotional, physical and financial challenges, health care workers have continued to put high-quality, compassionate care at the center of all they do. They deserve our support.
Commentary Governors have celebrated the healthcare workforce and called for an increased focus on their recruitment and retention, as well as renewed equitable access to medical career pathways.
Has the labor force recovered to where we thought it would be in the absence of the pandemic?
Enhancing efficiency of spending and rethinking domestic and international financing.
Structures and mechanisms to improve the education, employment and retention of health and care workers.
Emotional stress is causing more students to leave college and keeping others from enrolling, at a time when people need post-high school education more than ever—and the country desperately needs their talent.
Less than half of schools in the state employ a therapist. In Cherokee County, the district is turning to private providers to fill gaps
Best Buy is partnering with a large U.S. healthcare system to develop “new hospital at home offerings,” pushing deeper into developing new healthcare services and products.
The County Behavioral Health Directors Association of California (CBHDA) is developing a 10year strategic plan for strengthening the county behavioral health safety net workforce, which encompasses personnel who work for county agencies and the community-based organizations (CBOs) with which they contract, to meet the needs of a rapidly evolving safety net delivery system and the people it serves. This report presents major findings and conclusions from a needs assessment that was conducted to inform the development of the strategic plan.