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Best Practices

In both the behavioral health field and in social services, more and more emphasis is being placed on proving that your interventions and programs are working. For our members, whose work focusses on developing individualized plans and often addressing the client's multiple barriers to success, this emphasis on "best practices" and "promising practices" is a two edged sword.

We are utilizing, literally, dozens of approaches that have been researched and proven effective; funding sources often can't pay for pure fidelity to the academically researched model.

On this section of our website, we will highlight members services or programs that use best practices or promising practices.

When our members provide services that don't have the academic research stamp of approval for producing great oucomes, we do so because consumers or payors have requested the service.

We pledge to share outcomes and successes that provide evidence of our careful use of resources.

Consultation Option

Best practice standards requires attention to staff safety, risk management and crisis intervention protocols. We have experience consulting to non profits on additional ways they can mitigate risk and maximize financial opportunity.

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