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Tag: COVID workforce challenges

ATTC's Pearls of Wisdom Podcast Series, Episode 3: The Previous Decade (2013-2022)

Published: 02/15/2024
 In celebration of the 30th anniversary of the Addiction Technology Transfer Center Network, we're taking stock of where we've been, and looking ahead to where we are going. We invite you to listen to our Pearls of Wisdom podcast series. Each episode examines a different decade in our network's history, and features conversations with the people […]
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ATTC's Pearls of Wisdom: Training & Trainer Evolution – COVID’s Lasting Impact

Published: 06/01/2023
 By Paul Warren, LMSW, Research Project Director at the New York State Psychiatric Institute The COVID-19 pandemic forced and expedited the use of technology to provide services, training, and technical assistance (TA) on an unprecedented scale across the globe, in all professions. From our present vantage point, trainers and TA Providers may wonder “Will SUD […]
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Embracing Change: Mapping Problems and Solutions in Troubled Times—The South Carolina Cognitive Behavior Therapy Training Initiative

Published: 10/06/2022
By Pamela Woll, Southeast Addiction Technology Transfer Center Like much of the substance use disorders (SUD) treatment field, South Carolina’s providers experienced the early impact of COVID-19 as a steep rise in the need for services combined with a steep decline in capacity to meet that need. In communities, fear, isolation, loneliness, and financial stress […]
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Embracing Change: Leading Through Change - Essential Skills for Managers in Behavioral Health Settings

Published: 08/18/2022
 By Beth Rutkowski, MPH, and Michael Shafer, Ph.D. Behavioral health and recovery support professionals operate within interdisciplinary, multi-professional teams of providers. Behavioral health professionals frequently find themselves serving as site managers, team leaders, shift leads, clinical supervisors, and other middle-management positions. In these positions, behavioral health professionals are often called upon to perform tasks and […]
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Recruit-Hire-Retain: Navigating COVID-19 staffing challenges in behavioral healthcare

Published: 02/25/2022
Mat Roosa, LCSW-RNIATx Coach “Our program is fully staffed with a diverse and skilled team. Our team members usually stay for a long time, but when a staff member does leave, we are able to quickly hire a qualified replacement.” How many of today’s leaders in behavioral health can make such a claim?  Could this […]
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