It’s been a difficult year, so it might seem like it’s been a long time coming, but the holiday season is finally around the corner. Your staff has endured a lot in the past year, so lift their spirits by doing something special to show your appreciation.  No doubt, this holiday season will be unprecedented. […]

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Adding a new employee to a behavioral health team is a very big deal, so potential employers want to learn as much about you as possible. This means you’ll likely be asked several challenging questions like “How would you describe yourself?”   At first glance, this might not look too difficult, but as soon as you […]

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Deciphering a Neutral Reference Check

After enduring several rounds of interviews and passing a background check, you think you’ve found your next great hire. However, you want to cover all the bases before making an offer.   A reference check is typically one of the last steps of the hiring process, but also one of the most important. Therefore, it can […]

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The COVID-19 pandemic has left millions of Americans jobless. In fact, the unemployment rate was a sky-high 10.2%, as of July 2020. This is terrible, and as a behavioral health employer, you wish you could help out by hiring en masse.  However, you only have a select number of positions available, and finding the right fit hasn’t gotten any easier. When you […]

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How to Find the Best Behavioral Health Jobs

Behavioral health jobs with the best employers have always been hard to come by. However, record-high unemployment rates caused by the COVID-19 pandemic have made things even more competitive.  Whether you were laid off or are simply ready to move on from your current job, you might be feeling a bit discouraged. Applying for countless […]

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Are you thinking about becoming a behavioral health professional? The field is experiencing fast career growth, so there’s never been a better time to make the leap. In fact, employment of substance abuse, behavioral disorder, and mental health counselors is expected to rise 22% from 2018 to 2028, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.  […]

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How to Learn from a Crisis

COVID-19 has almost definitely changed how your practice does business. Virtually overnight, the pandemic transformed the U.S. as we know it. Hopefully, your behavioral health team was able to transition to a remote setting, and if so, you’ve done a lot of learning over the past few months. No doubt, you’re eager to return to some semblance of […]

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Right now, you’re conducting all patient appointments on a remote basis. This likely will be the new normal for at least the next several months, so you’re working hard to provide the best possible care to your behavioral health patients from afar. Generally speaking, you feel like things are going okay, but you’re not connecting […]

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Historically, you’ve always handled hiring in-house. When you need to add a new member to your team, you manage the hiring process yourself. However, you’ve started to realize this might not be the best approach. Whether your workload is too high or your retention rates are too low — or both — you’re thinking about […]

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The COVID-19 pandemic likely forced your practice to go virtual months ago. Therefore, you’re probably very used to giving teletherapy sessions by now. However, that doesn’t mean new patients know what to expect.  You want to provide all your patients with a teletherapy session that’s truly beneficial, but this won’t happen if new patients aren’t […]

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