When you have an open position on your behavioral health team, you take your time to fill it right. This makes sense, because choosing the wrong person can be costly in many ways. However, leaving the job open too long can also be problematic. The median time to hire for healthcare positions is 40 days, […]

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Serving in a leadership role at your behavioral health organization has never been easy, but lately it’s been much more challenging. Right now your company is in crisis mode. Whether this was caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, a PR nightmare, financial difficulties, or any other reason, things aren’t great at work. You’ve really stood up […]

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As a behavioral health professional, you’re committed to giving your best to your patients each day. This requires being fully present at work and focused on personal growth. However, this is often easier said than done, as distractions often get in the way. In order to keep mindfulness and professional growth at the forefront, you […]

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As a behavioral health provider, you’re focused on providing outstanding service to clients. This is essential, but you also need to take care of your staff. These professionals make your organization a success, so it’s important to invest in them and make them feel valued. Doing so will help them stay happy and fulfilled, increasing […]

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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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