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Dr. Marisa Domino and team publish report on on trends in North Carolina’s psychologist workforce

Authors: Marisa Domino, Ching-Ching Lin, Joseph Morrissey, Alan Ellis, Erin Fraher, Katie Gaul, Erica Richman, Kathleen Thomas.

The Program on Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services and Systems and the Program on Health Workforce Research and Policy teamed up to examine trends in the North Carolina psychologist workforce.  Of particular interest were factors influencing the choice of clinical psychologists to practice in rural areas. This work was undertaken at the request of the UNC General Administration to provide a context for evaluating the need to expand clinical psychology doctoral programs in the state.

Key findings and the full report can be found here:

http://www.shepscenter.unc.edu/workforce_product/psychologist-workforce-north-carolina-expanding-access-patients-rural-areas/