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2013 Awards of Excellence – now accepting submissions

The National Council for Behavioral Health is now accepting submissions for the 2013 Awards of Excellence — featuring the Impact, Mental Health First Aid, and the Lilly Reintegration and Welcome Back awards. These awards recognize consumers and family members, clinicians, leaders, programs, and organizations that have fought the brave fight against depression, bipolar, schizophrenia, and […]


Book Review: Redesigning Leadership by John Maeda

John Maeda’s Redesigning Leadership is a pretty little book whose insights about leadership are delivered in an easy to digest 78 pages. It has been definitively established that addictions treatment organizations are facing a severe shortage of adequately prepared leaders. While the author is not specifically coming from a behavioral healthcare background, many of his […]


The ACMHA/Magellan Webinar Series

The ACMHA/Magellan Webinar Series continues on Thursday, November 15, at 2:00 p.m. EST with MY LIFE: Magellan Youth Leaders Inspiring Future Empowerment presented by Greg Dicharry, CPRP. This webinar is designed to increase the competency of clinicians working with youth to further engage, assess and treat family systems, rather than the individual child outside of its family […]


Trends in Behavioral Healthcare: Join the Conversation – The Road Map to 2014

The Danya Institute is pleased to present this regular series of orignal articles on trends in the field of behavioral healthcare.  Our latest article is by special guest author  Douglas Canter on Executive Director Ryan Springer’s presentation on The Road Map to 2014 earlier this year. “Specialty care knowledge is valuable,” said Ryan Springer, the Executive Director […]


Danya Institute’s Video Library on Youtube

From the Danya Institute YouTube Channel Clinical Trials Network – Brave New World Symposium 2013 What’s New Update 2013: STD, HIV, TB, Hepatitis, Family Planning and Addiction HIV PREP What’s New Update 2012: STD, HIV, TB, Hepatitis, Family Planning and Addiction Using the ATTC/NIDA Blending Products to Affect Change Case to Care Management in Health Care […]


Online Virtual Leadership Development

Management Challenge is a one-day leadership development experience in which managers practice developing their employees. Staff can put his/her managerial skills into action during this team-based simulation as they engage virtual employees in critical conversations and coaching. Most face gaps in communications skills that affect their ability to mentor and motivate. Emphasis is on peer […]


2012 Mid-Atlantic Behavioral Health Conference Highlight: Mady Chalk on a New Era for Behavioral Health

Trends in Behavioral Healthcare: Join the Conversation The Danya Institute is pleased to present this regular series of orignal articles on trends in the field of behavioral healthcare.  Our latest article is by special guest author Douglas Canter.     Dr. Mady Chalk, a recognized expert in the field of substance abuse policy and health care […]


Mid-Atlantic Behavioral Health Conference: Partners in a New World “Tackling Challenges in the Integrated Health Workforce” Summary

The Danya Institute is please to present this regular series of orignal articles on trends in the field of behavioral healthcare.  Our latest article is by special guest author Gayle Morris. In this video, part of the 2012 Mid-Atlantic Behavioral Health Conference, Laura Galbreath is the guest speaker from the SAMHSA/HRSA Center for Integrated Health Solutions, […]


New Tools for the Toolbox: Adopting Evidence-Based Practices to Enhance Substance Abuse Treatment with an emphasis on NIDA/SAMSHA Blending Products

  Christine Higgins, MA, Dissemination Specialist, Mid-Atlantic Node, Clinical Trials Network, Johns Hopkins University As we look to the future of medical homes, integrated services, and better patient-centered care in the treatment of substance use disorders, we are ever mindful of the importance of our patients showing up in order to benefit from treatment. This […]


Motivational Interviewing Assessment: Supervisory Tools for Enhancing Proficiency

Event Type: Educational Event What: The MIA:STEP package is a collection of tools for mentoring counselors in the use of MI skills during clinical assessments. Using this package will enhance both counselor MI skills and supervisor ability to provide more structured, focused and effective clinical supervision. Supervisors will learn to shift from forcing staff to […]