$310,000 grant will help San Diegans secure quality jobs and launch meaningful careers in behavioral health

May 27, 2021

Shot of a young woman having a therapeutic session with a psychologist

According to research conducted by the Kaiser Family Foundation, the number of adults in the U.S. reporting symptoms of anxiety or depressive disorder increased four-fold from 2019 to January 2021. In response to this reality, the San Diego Workforce Partnership is launching this new program to address the increased demand for public mental health services and prepare San Diegans for careers in an industry with high growth potential.

Training Program Helps San Diegans Launch Meaningful Careers in Region’s Priority Sector

February 18, 2021

Two men on ground in hard hats working on piping

Twenty San Diegans impacted by the COVID-19 health and economic crisis donned hard hats and picked up construction tools to embark on a paid, four-week hands-on training program preparing them for high-paying and rewarding careers in the region’s growing energy, construction and utilities sector. To date, 19 of the 20 graduates have received full-time job offers.