Helping others is your passion, so you’ve decided to make a career of it. Specifically, you know you want to work in the behavioral health field, but you’re not sure exactly what you want to do.   This line of work offers many diverse yet important career possibilities. No matter which option you choose, you’ll be […]

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The COVID-19 pandemic has temporarily changed many aspects of life, including the manner in which mental health care is delivered. Since seeing patients in person has come with serious risks for nearly a year, your practice has probably shifted largely or entirely online.  According to a survey conducted by the American Psychiatric Association, 64% of mental health practices were not […]

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At long last, 2020 is finally in the rearview mirror. Of course, this doesn’t mean the COVID-19 pandemic is over, but the incoming vaccine serves as hope some semblance of normalcy will return this year. This means it’s time to start focusing on growing your career again.  Chances are, you felt a bit like you were treading […]

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The COVID-19 pandemic turned 2020 upside down — and the behavioral health field wasn’t spared. Practices considered industry-standard a year ago have now been replaced with a new normal as both patients and providers work to adjust.   Thankfully, major strides have been made since the crisis first started, but it took a lot of hard work from everyone involved. Here’s a […]

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The new year is around the corner, and you’re already thinking about how you’ll shine. Undoubtedly, the COVID-19 pandemic will continue to affect the way you work for the foreseeable future, but that doesn’t mean you can’t still have a successful 2021.  Now is the time to start planning for the year ahead, so you […]

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No doubt about it, this has been a very strange year. The COVID-19 crisis almost certainly changed the way your behavioral health team functions — and unfortunately, an end to the pandemic isn’t currently in sight. You know this year was rough for your employees, so you want to do what you can to prepare them for 2021, and anything it might bring.  Planning for […]

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It’s been a long time since you actually wanted to go to work. However, this hasn’t always been the case. You used to be passionate about your job and truly enjoyed most everything about it. For a while, you thought you’d just hit a rough patch, but you’ve given it some time and nothing has changed.  You’re an […]

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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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