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With her finger on the pulse of advocacy, practice improvement, and trends, Linda brings news from the field that you, or your work, can't live without.

Six Weeks until a New World Order

Linda Rosenberg

President and CEO, National Council for Behavioral Health

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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Recruit for Attitude – Then Train for Skill: The State of Training in 2015

Linda Rosenberg

President and CEO, National Council for Behavioral Health

State of Training 2015: Training is essential to what you do. Staff training and development opportunities are critical pieces of service quality and, frankly, organizational sustainability.

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Learning to Love Groups

Linda Rosenberg

President and CEO, National Council for Behavioral Health

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

Linda Rosenberg

President and CEO, National Council for Behavioral Health

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?

What is a Behavioral Health Center of Excellence?

Linda Rosenberg

President and CEO, National Council for Behavioral Health

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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