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Tag: NIATx Change Leader Academy

Three Ways to Sustain Change with NIATx

Published: 03/04/2024
By Mat Roosa, LCSW-R, NIATx Coach The NIATx model is designed to help teams identify and implement a process improvement. While adopting a change is a significant accomplishment, the true test lies in maintaining that change and its positive outcomes over the long term: sustaining the change. Sustainability refers to the ability to stick with the […]
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NIATx in New Places: Insights on Using NIATx in Prevention

Published: 10/10/2023
By Erin Ficker, Prevention Manager, Great Lakes PTTC, and Maureen Fitzgerald, Communications Manager Great Lakes ATTC, MHTTC, PTTC Erin Ficker, CPRS, MPAff, has over 18 years of experience in substance use prevention, helping communities adopt evidence-based strategies and data-driven processes for prevention planning and execution. Since 2019, Erin has teamed up with NIATx coach Scott Gatzke to […]
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NIATx in New Places: Bringing the NIATx Change Leader Academy to HealtheKnowledge

Published: 06/13/2023
By Maureen Fitzgerald, communications manager, Great Lakes ATTC, MHTTC, and PTTC, and Scott Gatzke, director of dissemination, Great Lakes ATTC, MHTTC, and PTTC NIATx began as a demonstration project in which 39 substance use treatment organizations tested process improvement tools borrowed from industry and manufacturing to improve treatment access and retention. The success of the NIATx […]
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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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Change Project 911 In Review

Published: 01/19/2022
Thank you for coming along on this Change Project 911 journey with Mat Roosa, the guest blogger for the series. Below you will find a list of all the Change Project 911 NIATx series with a short blurb. Select the title to read the full content of each blog. Help! My Project is Dragging on […]
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Change Project 911: No Time for a Change Project: Finding Time vs. Making Choices

Published: 01/03/2022
Mat Roosa, LCSW-RNIATx Coach “The change seems like a good idea, but we just don’t have the time to do it. Let’s come back to this next year when we have more resources." No time for a change project:Finding time vs. making choices Why do so many good change ideas end up at the bottom […]
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