Assemblymember Chu Requests Funding Extension for Mental Health Services Act Training Program

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

(Sacramento) - Assemblymember Kansen Chu (D-San Jose) requested a $26-million one year extension of the Statewide Workforce Education and Training (WET) Program be added to the 2018-19 budget. “This one year extension is important to the WET program addressing the growing shortage of behavioral health professionals in California by focusing on recruiting, training, and retraining mental health professionals,” Assemblymember Chu said. To learn more about the WET program and the request for a one-year extension watch the Assembly Access video.