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Application for Building Agency Capacity for Program Evaluation 2014-2016

Community-based behavioral health agencies seek to promote positive outcomes for individuals they serve.  However, many agencies lack the capacity to collect evaluation or continuous quality improvement data, evaluate the impact of services, or communicate effectively about data. This makes it difficult for agencies to institute data-driven program changes, retain funding in an era of...

Community Fund for Immigrant Wellness Announces First Grantee Cohort

COMMUNITY FUND FOR IMMIGRANT WELLNESS announces first grantee cohort

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 8th, 2018

A partnership of funders and community-based, immigrant-serving organizations collaborate to grant more than $200,000 to ten organizations in Greater Philadelphia

(Philadelphia, PA) – The Community Fund for Immigrant...

RFP released to promote wellness among immigrants and refugees

Community fund for immigrant wellness

A partnership of funders and community-based, immigrant-serving organizations release Request for Proposals from a pooled fund of $200,000

Submissions accepted starting today, Monday, February 12th, 2018

(Philadelphia, PA) – The Community Fund for Immigrant Wellness...

6th Annual Scattergood Innovation Award Application Period is Now Open

The Thomas Scattergood Behavioral Health Foundation and The National Council for Behavioral Health Announce the Sixth Annual Scattergood Innovation Award Submissions accepted starting today, Monday, November 13th, 2017; award will highlight new and groundbreaking programs in behavioral health from across the...

Penn Ethicist Proposes New Category for Psychiatric Patients to Justify Instances of Compulsory Treatment

“Nonvoluntary treatment,” would distinguish psychiatric patients who refuse help but likely would have accepted it in a healthy state of mind from the traditional “involuntary treatment”   August 24, 2017   PHILADELPHIA — The “involuntary treatment” of unwilling psychiatric patients has long been accepted as necessary in some cases, for the sake of patients and society, though it can raise...

Using standardized patients as a means of training and evaluating behavioral health consultants in primary care.

Serrano N, Cos TA, Daub S, Levkovich N   INTRODUCTION: The Health Federation of Philadelphia, which hosts a network of Behavioral Health Consultants (BHC) operating within the Primary Care Behavioral Health model (PCBH), identified a need to systematically evaluate PCBH model fidelity and to rigorously evaluate the competency assessment process to further their workforce development. A simulated...

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