This article discusses the introduction of privatized case management in addition to case management provided by public agencies.
I discuss my experience working in a psychiatric hospital. This was my first job after earning my undergraduate degree in psychology.
Direct care professionals play one of the most important roles in the healthcare system.
This article reviews some of the difficulties experienced by mandated reporters of abuse, neglect, and exploitation.
This article takes a look at some of the day support options available for individuals with intellectual disabilities.
This article discusses the process that clinicians use to develop person centered plans for individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities.
I offer a few tips on choosing the right group home for individuals with intellectual disabilities.
This article reviews three different leadership styles and the advantages and disadvantages of each.
This article debates the issues of employee internet usage and privacy in the workplace. How far can employers go when monitoring employee activity?
This article reviews some of the opportunities available by earning a master’s degree in Public Administration (MPA).
This article addresses the recent DOJ settlement with the Commonwealth of VA regarding individuals with intellectual disabilities and the impact these new regulations have on the case managers responsible for...
Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) police officers are trained to respond specifically to situations involving the mentally ill. This article explains why they are so important to every community.
This article takes a look at teleworking and the impact it has on employee satisfaction and productivity.
This article reviews some of the essential functions of case managers. Case managers play an important role in the healthcare system.
This article reviews public and private sector employment and some of the major differences between these two work environments.
This article reviews vocational programs in Virginia and the vital role they play in our communities. The results may surprise you.
This article discusses Virginia’s sponsored residential program for people with intellectual disabilities and why it can be the best alternative to a group home placement.
This article will explore the pros and cons of online education and the traditional classroom setting.
This article explores the many opportunities that are available in the human services field. This article will provide a general background on the qualifications needed and tips to be successful.