BHECN provides support to students and trainees in behavioral health fields.
Ambassador Program helps students explore careers in Behavioral Health.
BHECN offers a variety of trainings to professionals statewide.
BHECN studies the behavioral health workforce in Nebraska.
Medical students increasingly interested in psychiatry
Building a mental health workforce takes time and it takes the energy of a lot of organizations and institutions working on smaller pieces of the same goal. When it comes to one piece of the workforce – the number of psychiatrists practicing in Nebraska – we are beginning to see some promising outcomes at the medical school level.
Partner Profile: Project Harmony
In an occasional series on our website, we feature interesting groups, organizations and people making a difference in behavioral health in Nebraska. We recently caught up with Project Harmony.
Student Profile: Crystal Epstein
Part of BHECN's mission is to build the future behavioral health workforce. Meet Crystal Epstein, psychiatric nurse practitioner and 3rd year Ph.D. student.
Legislation proposes internships for Master’s level students
LB 108, introduced by Sen. Sue Crawford, would provide students in Social Work, Professional Counseling and Marriage and Family Therapy a stipend and placement in a pre-identified primary care office.
New tool for behavioral health job seekers and employers
Announcing NebraskaBehavioralHealthJobs.com – a FREE resource for behavioral health employers and job seekers.
Any employer who provides behavioral health services in Nebraska may post unlimited job openings for free. Because we believe every position in any organization contributes to its overall success, our scope of job postings includes every level in the workforce, from entry-level administrative support to licensed professionals. Employers include direct or indirect care, including administrative agencies that serve a role in the behavioral health system of care.