The Southwest Institutes Behavioral Health Care Division trains both the current and
future health care workforces in evidenced-based services and research practices.
Division supervisors and trainers emphasize the scientist-practitioner model, assisting
providers in applying state-of-the-art scientific knowledge to the practice of behavioral
health care. These supervisors also utilize evidenced training methods and strategies
that focus on active and experiential learning processes within a structured and supportive
The Division currently offers and addictions rotation for psychiatry residents, internships
for marriage and family therapists, psychologists, and other behavioral health care
professionals, and training seminars for public and private health care organizations.