Training the Workforce in Non-Traditional Modalities of Self-Care: A COVID-19 Silver-Lining

Over the past 18 months, the pandemic and the many associated societal stressors, have caused great suffering, and the behavioral health (BH) workforce has been no exception. The novel coronavirus and ongoing pandemic have wrought tremendous personal loss, job and/or income insecurity, and forced...

Care Management Responses to COVID-19: Lessons from CBC Health Home’s ADAPT Series

Coordinated Behavioral Care (CBC) Health Home (HH), in recognition of the diligent work continuously done by CBC’s citywide Care Management Agencies (CMAs) and in response to the COVID-19 pandemic launched the ADAPT Series, allowing CMAs to document their best practices in Applying Dynamic...

Changes in Our Children’s System of Care

In this important children’s issue of Behavioral Health News, we wish to address “Caregiver’s Challenges: Working with Families in Distress.” JCCA is a not-for-profit child welfare agency with a nearly 200-year history of providing comprehensive care to more than a million abused,...

Partnerships and Collaborations: A Model for Enhancing Access and Enrollment of Children and Families into Health Home Care Management

Community-based case management (CM) services, in general, and specifically those geared toward children and families, have historically been fragmented. Prior to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), New York State had a wide array of disparate CM services, including Targeted Case...