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How to Choose a Clearinghouse

How to Choose a Clearinghouse

April 13, 2021 |

As a mental and behavioral healthcare provider, you want to give your patients the best care and treatment possible. You also want to ensure your…

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Mental Status Exam Cheat Sheet

Mental Status Exam Cheat Sheet

March 31, 2021 |

A mental status exam is an assessment of a patient’s cognitive and behavioral functioning. It’s based on the clinician’s observations and the client’s subjective descriptions.…

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Biggest Challenges Behavioral Health Clinicians Will Face in 2021

Biggest Challenges Behavioral Health Clinicians Will Face in 2021

March 15, 2021 |

Whether you’re a psychiatrist, clinical social worker, psychologist or counselor, a career in behavioral health can be challenging but rewarding. You need to have excellent…

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Creating a Depression Treatment Plan

Creating a Depression Treatment Plan

March 3, 2021 |

Depression is a prevalent mental health disorder and one of the primary causes of disability. A growing number of Americans face depression every day. According…

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COVID-19: When is it okay to resume in-person mental health services

COVID-19: When Is It OK to Resume In-Person Mental Health Services?

January 29, 2021 |

For many Americans, maintaining mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic hasn’t been easy. According to a June 2020 survey, 40% of U.S. adults claimed they…

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Why You Should Share Behavioral Health Notes with Patients

Why You Should Share Behavioral Health Notes With Patients

January 21, 2021 |

You might feel a little nervous when you think about writing behavioral health notes your clients will read. You know some of your clients may…

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2021 EM Coding Changes

What to Know About the New E/M Coding Changes for 2021

January 15, 2021 |

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the American Medical Association (AMA) have made significant changes to Evaluation and Management (E/M) coding, which…

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Beginner's Guide to Mental Health Notes

A Beginner’s Guide to Mental Health Notes

January 12, 2021 |

Counselors, psychologists, clinical social workers, and other behavioral health professionals need to take notes when they see clients. Mental health notes, such as assessments and…

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Handwritten Therapy Notes are Costing You Time: Here's What to Do

Handwritten Behavioral Health Notes Cost You Time: Here’s What to Do

January 6, 2021 |

Photographers and cartoonists commonly portray therapists holding a notepad and pen as they sit next to clients. There is some truth to this stereotype —…

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8 Tips for Virtual School Counseling

8 Tips for Virtual School Counseling

December 31, 2020 |

As a school counselor, you provide a range of critical services to students. From academic guidance to emotional support, you help students navigate challenges that…

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