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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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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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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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There’s a good chance you’ve been practicing teletherapy on a temporary basis, due to COVID-19. If it’s working out, and you’re enjoying it, you might want to consider making the switch a permanent one. The pandemic will likely make this form of therapy even more popular, as people realize they can get the care they need from anywhere.   […]

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As a behavioral health professional, you’ve committed your career to helping patients live healthy and happy lives. You want to provide the best possible patient experience, but you currently feel like you’re falling short.  You might not realize it, but enhancing the patient experience can come in many different forms. From changing the way appointments are held […]

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Helping people is your passion, so you want to do it for a living. Being a social worker is your dream, but you can take many different paths with this career.   Many people don’t realize social workers can specialize in different areas. If there’s a particular issue close to your heart, you can focus your […]

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May is Mental Health Month; a national movement created to raise awareness about mental health. One in four young adults have a mental health issue, and 40 percent are not seeking treatment, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness. Clearly, it’s important for schools to help fight the stigma and provide support to students who need it.  […]

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Let’s face it — many medical terms are very long and difficult to say. When writing patient reports or conversing with other medical professionals, it can be much easier to use an abbreviation or an acronym to reference these terms.  Of course, it’s not typically wise to work shorthand into conversations with patients and their families. In […]

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As a clinician, you’ve dedicated your professional life to helping others. Working with patients to help them cope with issues brings you great joy, but the job can be taxing. You can’t give your very best to your patients if you’re not in a great mental state yourself.  The importance of self-care for clinicians cannot […]

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After receiving an invitation to interview for a job you’re really excited about, you spend an excessive amount of time preparing for the big day. From coming up with responses to common interview questions to choosing the perfect outfit, no detail is left untouched — at least that’s what you thought.  If you’re like many professionals, you don’t give your […]

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