Staff Development


Staff Development is responsible for coordinating training across the Mental Health Plan, including on-boarding all new hires, building core competencies for all classifications in the Department and implementing evidence-based practices in all of our clinical programs, both within the Department and across our contracted providers. Staff Development is committed to the professional development of our workforce. 

If you have questions or want to know more about trainings provided by the staff development team email us at or please check the calendar.

Loan Repayment Program - Announcement(PDF, 193KB)

WET Loan Repayment Program

Download the Loan Repayment Flyer - HERE(PDF, 305KB)

Please read the Loan Repayment Program Guide HERE for ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS(PDF, 290KB)


Workforce Education and Training

IMG-201 StaffDevPage Building

Fresno County Community Events

ATTENTION:  In an effort to contain COVID 19 and direction from the state on gatherings, DBH is canceling all trainings through April 1, 2020. We will do our best to reschedule these trainings at a later time.


July 2021



If you have a Behavioral Health emergency
please call 9-1-1

For Access to Services or the Crisis Line,
1 800 654-3937

 CalHOPE Warm Line
1 833 317-HOPE(4673)

Central Valley Suicide Prevention Lifeline
1 800 273-8255