You need to add a new behavioral health professional to your team, but so far, you’re not impressed with the candidates you’re seeing. This is unacceptable, because you’re committed to hiring a strong cultural fit, who will truly make a difference in patients’ lives. Right now, it might feel like finding this “needle in the […]

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Working in the behavioral health field is your dream. Right now, you’re happy enough in your current job, but as an ambitious person, you have big plans for your career. You have an idea of where you’re headed, but to be honest, you’re not quite sure how to get there. What you might not realize […]

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As a kind-hearted person and empathetic person – you’re passionate about helping others. You’re thinking about turning this into a career as a drug abuse counselor. Whether you’ve personally battled an addiction, have watched a loved one struggle with it, or simply feel compassion for those afflicted by this disease, you want to make a […]

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Your behavioral health facility needs a new clinical director, and you’re working hard to find the best person for the job. It’s almost time to start interviewing candidates, so you want to prepare a list of questions to make sure you cover all the bases. Since a clinical director has such a profound impact on […]

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You decided to become a social work professional, because you’re committed to helping others. One of the best things about this field is the many career options it brings.  Whether you’re a student or new graduate trying to figure out your first job in social work or an experienced professional ready for a career change, […]

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Attracting Millennial Patients to Your Practice

As of 2019, Millennials are the largest living adult generation in the country, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Defined by the Pew Research Center as those born between 1981-1996, this demographic likely makes up a large portion of your patient base — or at least they should.  If you’ve historically treated mostly baby boomers and Gen Xers, you might […]

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As a healthcare provider, you strive to provide your patients with the best possible care. Right now, you feel like your practice is falling a bit short because you don’t have a behavior specialist on staff. You think this type of psychological counselor would be beneficial because many of your patients have disabilities or issues that hinder their daily functions.  […]

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You chose to major in psychology, but you weren’t expecting all the math that came with it. To be honest, math really isn’t your thing, so you don’t understand why you’re required to take courses like statistics. Of course, these classes wouldn’t be required if they didn’t serve a very good purpose.  Math can help psychologists […]

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You were recently promoted to the role of behavioral health supervisor, and you couldn’t be more excited — or intimidated. Previously, you worked as a clinician, so you haven’t had much management experience or training. You’re eager to continuously improve your management skills, but you’re not sure how to go about it.  As the boss, you need […]

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Summer is officially in full swing, and your remote employees have a major case of Zoom fatigue. Despite their commitment to the job, it’s quite obvious they’re feeling the lazy days of the season.  You want your team to enjoy their summer while also remaining productive. This can be a hard balance to strike, but it’s certainly not impossible. Engaged employees work harder — even when […]

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