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Community Behavioral Healthcare Association of IL (CBHA) is announcing an opportunity for funding.

“Ensuring and Enhancing the Clinical Skills of the IL Children’s Mental Health Workforce" 

CBHA will administrate a program that will provide funding for clinical supervision and a stipend for 4 interns to qualified 501c3 organizations that provide community mental health services to children and adolescents from ages 5-18 years old.  This program will enable selected organizations to improve the clinical skills of staff and interns and enhance the quality of services to youth and families seeking services.

Six (2 year) grants will be awarded to eligible Community Mental Health Centers or Behavioral Health Clinics who are currently providing child and adolescent mental health services-three will be awarded to agencies serving children within the city of Chicago, 3 serving children outside the city of Chicago.

When submitting your application by 6/10/22-please include whether you are applying for city of Chicago or Statewide by typing "City of Chicago Workforce Application" or "Statewide Workforce Application" in the subject line.

If you have additional questions prior to application submission, please type "Workforce RFP questions" in the subject line.​​

  •  There will be an information call on 5/18/22 at 9 am for applicants to pose questions before submitting information.  Please   email to RSVP for the call.
  •  Electronic applications are due 6/10/22 by 5pm.
  •  Award notification on 6/2​8/22
  •  Year 1 begins on 7/1/22


CBHA Officer Certification.doc

CBHA Budget Template.xlsx

5-13-22 RFP Ensuring and Enhancing the Clinical Skills of the IL Children's Mental Health Workforce final.pdf

Ensuring and Enhancing RFP Questions and answers 5-27-22.docx

2021 CBHA Compensation & Benefit Survey Report

Gallagher Surveys is pleased to present Community Behavioral Healthcare Association of Illinois’s 2021 Compensation and Benefits Survey. The survey provides current information on a select set of executives, clinical and administrative positions and is organized by CBHA districts. The data is effective as of September 1, 2021.

CBHA Members- $250.00

Non-CBHA members $350.00

To order please contact Nicole Thompson at or 217-585-1600

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