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Igniting the Workforce through Leadership Training

January 31, 2019 | Middle Management Academy | Comments
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Nicholas Thomas

Director of Content Marketing, National Council for Behavioral Health

Sometimes all it takes to ignite growth is a single spark. Just ask Georgiana Staley, a 2016 graduate of the Middle Management Academy (MMA), a National Council leadership-training program that helps middle managers become leaders. MMA showed Georgiana, a program director at the Community Services Group, how to become a stronger link in the management […]

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Boosting the Behavioral Health Care Workforce

January 29, 2019 | Workforce | Comments
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Nicholas Thomas

Director of Content Marketing, National Council for Behavioral Health

Cuts in funding, stagnant reimbursement rates and regulations make it difficult for behavioral health care providers to sustain an adequate workforce and keep their doors open. As the demand for behavioral health services increases, so does the need to recruit and retain health care practitioners and staff. Here are four ways the National Council is […]

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From Rock Bottom to Recovery – CCBHCs Save Lives

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Nicholas Thomas

Director of Content Marketing, National Council for Behavioral Health

Aaron Keller (left), with from Ozark Center staff. Aaron Keller had hit rock bottom. He started using methamphetamines when he was 13. After marrying at 18, he began selling drugs to support his habit. In a single year, Aaron was arrested more than 20 times. At 24, he was sent to prison for 26 months […]

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