Technicians and Therapists

Healthforce Center is advancing knowledge, from scope of practice implications to training requirements and supply and demand, of technicians and therapists in the health care workforce.  


Expanding Registered Apprenticeships in Health Care

Registered apprenticeships (RA) – programs that have formal standards and are regulated by both federal and state agencies – have a long history...

Peer Providers Uniquely Positioned to Support Long-Term Recovery of People with Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders

According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, one in five adults experience mental illness in a given year; yet our health care system...

California Respiratory Care Workforce Study

This report summarizes the findings from a research study of California’s respiratory care workforce conducted over the course of 18 months...

The State of the California Medical Laboratory Technician Workforce

California faces laboratory workforce shortages to meet the healthcare demands of the population.

Survey of Health Care Employers in Arizona: Maricopa County Community Health Centers, 2015

A survey of Arizona health care employers was conducted by the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) in the spring of 2016.