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CAREER EXPLORATION: 

  • The Mental Health Professions Career Test

    • This career test developed by Dr. Jospeh H. Hammer, Associate Professor of Counseling Psychology can help you explore the possibilities for careers in Mental and Behavioral Health. 

    • This test is free and can be taken anonymously. 

    • Over 22,000 people have taken it thus far.

    • You can download a document of results at the end. 

  • A Degree with a Guarantee
    • This site provides the user answers and resources for Associate Degree for Transfer from the California Community Colleges to the California State Universities.  
  • Explore Health Careers
    • a collaboration between today’s health professionals and leading health care associations designed to help people like you start down the road toward a career in health. Here you’ll find the latest health career information and tools to guide you as you prepare for a future in health care.
  • Salary Surfer
    • This tool allows you to surf programs of study that link up to programs at the Community Colleges and salary information projections.

MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES FOR YOU OR OTHERS:

Caring for you: Mental Health resources

Psychological First Aid Training Resources

California Institute for Behavior Health Solutions - The Working Well Together Technical Assistance Center

 

GRANT PROJECT:

This grant funded by the Kaiser Foundation Hospitals in the amount of $300,000.00 for a two-year funding period beginning January 1, 2020, through January 1, 2022, to develop and scale the Mental Health Pipeline. 

GRANT PURPOSE:

  • Develop and disseminate a Mental Health Pipeline

GRANT OBJECTIVES:

Improve and build the current and emerging mental health workforce to meet community mental health needs by:

  • Conducting five mental health career awareness conferences in Ventura. Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside. San Bernardino. and San Diego Counties for high school and community college students
  • Developing and disseminating a mental health career pathway to high school and community college programs
  • Providing two professional development workshops for licensed mental health professionals on cultural competence to increase the capacity of the currently licensed workforce and two Paraprofessional/Licensed Professional Mental Health Summits

This event was produced pursuant to a grant from Kaiser Permanente Mental Health and Wellness (MHW) Initiative Strategic Partnership Grant (16040) and by the Health Workforce Initiative (19-156-001) powered by the California Community College Chancellors Office, hosted by Santa Clarita CCD- College of the Canyons.