Six Weeks until a New World Order
Tick tock. Six weeks to go until State Planning Grant applications are due for states to move forward with Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics, and, I believe, six weeks until we enter a New World Order for specialty behavioral health care. When the National Council crowd sourced and then promoted the concept of Centers […]
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Learning to Love Groups
The National Council’s Centers of Excellence recent crowdsourcing project highlighted for us struggles among treatment organizations to improve quality. Prominent among their struggles is the delivery of group services and, importantly, skills for supervisors of staff running groups.
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A Call for Excellence
The 2014 National Council Conference left me feeling better than ever about the future for people with mental illnesses and substance use disorders. I am inspired by our members who won’t be lulled into inaction — a sentiment that was ever present during our time together. As we continue to adjust operational and business practices […]
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What is a Behavioral Health Center of Excellence?
As I travel around the country, I see the day-to-day realities of what health reform wonks call “pockets of innovation” — mental health and addiction provider organizations using creativity and sheer will to expand service capacity, build partnerships with other community resources, and train their staff. Whether they participate in state Medicaid health home demonstrations, […]
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