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Holly Ireland joins the Danya Institute as Central East ATTC Co-Project Director

Holly Ireland, LCSW-C joined The Danya Institute/Central East ATTC team as Co-Project Director on Monday, November 27, 2017. Holly has 27 years’ experience working in the behavioral health field, beginning her career as a Residential Rehabilitation Counselor while working on her undergraduate degree in psychology at Towson University. She graduated from University of Maryland, Baltimore […]

NASMHPD Policy Statement on Tobacco Cessation in All Behavioral Health Settings

From NASMHPD. Click here for the pdf. Smoking, and tobacco use of any kind, continues to be an issue of focus due to its detriment on health and the well-being of any community. This impact can be felt throughout every facet of life up to and including the cost of healthcare as a result of […]

Clinical Supervision Foundations Course

Clinical Supervision Foundations Course Event Type: Educational Event What: This course consists of two interconnected components: an online course and a face‐to‐face training, and is intended for supervisors in substance use disorder (SUD) treatment and recovery settings. The course totals 30 contact hours and introduces clinical supervisors, along with persons preparing to become supervisors, to […]

Mental Health First Aid

Mental Health First Aid Event Type: Educational Event What: This 6-hour course is geared to anyone who wants to provide Mental Health First Aid to those in need. It is an excellent introduction for addiction staff to the mental health treatment. As we move to a behavioral treatment system it is increasingly important that those […]

Meet Jean Bennett, PhD, Our Regional Administrator

In 2011, Jean Bennett was selected as the SAMHSA Regional Administrator responsible for the federal Region III territory which includes Delaware, the District of Columbia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia. In this new SAMHSA leadership role, Jean works closely with federal, regional and national behavioral health leaders and stakeholders to identify shared goals and […]

Nancy Rosenshine, long time friend of the Danya Institute, resigns from board of directors

The Danya Institute’s would like to thank Nancy Rosenshine for her years of service to our organization.  She has been a tremendous asset to the Board of Director’s team. Nancy leaves us with over 40 years of experiences as a leader and manager in the nonprofit and corporate sectors, as well as in training organization […]

Trends in Behavioral Healthcare: Join the Conversation – Embracing Self-Discovery and Renewal

2012 Mid-Atlantic Behavioral Health Conference Highlight: Jacqueline Coleman on Embracing Self-Discovery and Renewal The Danya Institute is pleased to present this regular series of original articles on trends in the field of behavioral healthcare.  Our latest article is by special guest author Bernadette Cash. Jacqueline Coleman M.Ed, M.S.M., owner of a personal consulting company, was the concluding speaker […]