The Colorado Mental Health Institute (CMHIP) is the fourth largest employer in the city of Pueblo, Colorado. Over 1200 employees work for the Institute and the majority of employees are multi-disciplinary health care professionals and clinicians. CMHIP is unique because it is a psychiatric teaching hospital affiliated with the University of Colorado at Denver's School of Medicine. CMHIP's physicians serve as faculty of UCD.
The Institute recognizes the value of professional development for its staff and the importance of continuing education to sustain competence and knowledge in a dynamic environment of health care delivery. Professional development and continuing education is the primary role of the Department of Staff Education. Staff Education strives to achieve excellence in the delivery of a wide variety of education programs and trainings for its multi-disciplinary staff.