Behavioral Health Programs

California Children and Youth Behavioral Health Initiative

This initiative focuses on transforming California's behavioral health system for children and youth from birth through age 25.

The Behavioral Health Programs address workforce through activities that provide financial support for students and professionals, build training capacity, and develop a career pathway and pipeline. 

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Find out if you are eligible for HCAI funding.

Peer Personnel Training and Placement

HCAI contracts with Peer Personal Training Programs to support individuals with lived experience as a mental/behavioral health services consumer, family member, or caregiver placed in designated peer positions. 

Application Dates

  • Opened April 29,  2022, 3:00 p.m. 
  • Closed June 10, 2022, 3:00 p.m. 

Resources

Psychiatric Education Capacity Expansion (PECE) Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioners Grant Program 

The purpose of this program is to enter into grant agreement(s) for grantee(s) to fund increased numbers of Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioners (PMHNPs) training in California, including, but not limited to:

  1. Adding PMHNP field placements.
  2. Recruiting PMHNP students who can provide care consistent with PECE guiding principles. 
  3. Recruiting culturally diverse PMHNP students who can provide culturally competent care.
  4. Increasing the number of hours PMHNP students are trained.
  5. Providing clinical supervision that leads to American Nurses Credentialing and/or American Association of Nurse Practitioners national certification.
  • Applications must be submitted by 3:00 p.m., July 29, 2022.   Please review the 2022-23 PECE Grant Guides for program guidance and requirements.

Application Dates

  • Opens May 27,  2022, 3:00 p.m. 
  • Closes July 29, 2022, 3:00 p.m. 

PECE Psychiatry Residency Grant Program

The purpose of this program is to enter into grant agreement(s) for grantee(s) to train psychiatry residents and fellows in California, including, but not limited to: 

  1. Adding psychiatry residency/fellowship slots to an existing psychiatry residency/fellowship program.
  2. Recruiting residents and/or fellows who can provide care consistent with the guiding principles. 
  3. Recruiting culturally diverse residents and/or fellows who can provide culturally competent care.
  4. Increasing the number of hours psychiatry residents and/or fellows trained.
  5. Providing clinical supervision that leads to Board of Psychiatry and Neurology certification.

Applications must be submitted by 3:00 p.m., July 29, 2022.   Please review the 2022-23 PECE Grant Guides for program guidance and requirements.

Application Dates

  • Opens May 27,  2022, 3:00 p.m. 
  • Closes July 29, 2022, 3:00 p.m. 

Regional Partnership

This grant opportunity will result in agreement(s) with WET Regional Partnerships (RP) administering programs that oversee training and support to the Public Mental Health System workforce in their region.

The RP program must have one or more of the following components:

  • Pipeline Development
  • Undergraduate College and University Scholarships
  • Clinical Master and Doctoral Graduate Education Stipends.
  • Loan Repayment Program
  • Retention Activities

Application Dates

  • TBD 

HCAI MHSA Expenditure Report

MHSA Expenditure Report May Revise 2021

WET Five-Year Plan

In January 2019, the California Behavioral Health Planning Council (CBHPC) approved the 2020-2025 WET Five-Year Plan.

Contact Us

Email: MHSAWET@hcai.ca.gov

Phone: (916) 326-3700

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