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advlismallPFR/ATTC Network ALI Team Project

Aligning and Building the Workforce

 

 

The PFR/ATTC Network ALI team took an indepth look at the current Behavioral Healthcare workforce by gathering research; reviewing the challenges and viewing them as opportunities (which lead the field in taking steps to market behavioral health as a "must have commodity"); and tackling the issues of recruitment and retention.


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One of the biggest challenges the ALI team faced was how to connect with people. The team developed surveys, created PowerPoint presentations and conducted an Environmental Scan. In the end, they had information and ideas, but no real outlet. They took the next step and developed a website in an effort to reach people who are seeking information about a career in behavioral health.

www.counselorworkforce.com

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Associate Team:
Beth Schuster, CASAC, CPP, NCAC II - Executive Director
Twin County Recovery Services; Hudson, NY

Jerome Tilghman, LPC, CCS - Director of Clinical Services
Ernest E. Kennedy Center; Charleston, SC

Benjamin Gregory, LCAS-p - Program Director
Walter B. Jones Alcohol & Drug Abuse Treatment Center; Greenville, NC

Coach: Nancy Deming, LCSW CCAC-S - CD Division Director
Valley Healthcare System; Morgantown, WV

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