Pipeline – December 2017

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4th Quarter Review

2017 is coming to an end! We have achieved many goals this year. From hiring new staff to accommodate the clientele growth, purchasing property to increase office spaces, partnering with the court system for new referrals and receiving recertification to continue providing services to the our clients and the community. The new PASSE changes went into effect October 2017 and are evolving daily. The PAT Center Leadership team has been attending meetings and trainings to obtain information needed to ensure our agency is compliant and remains abreast as Medicaid improves to better serve its clients and providers.

We look forward to a great year in 2018!!!!

Upcoming Events

January 2018:

  • January 1 – PASSE Meeting @ AR Total Care
  • January 24 – Beacon Health Options Tier 1 Trainings for all staff
  • January CPI/CPR Training

 

February 2018:

  • BCBS Billing Training
  • February 2018-Beacons Health Training
  • February 2018-Arkansas Medicaid Stakeholder Meeting

 

March 2018:

  • UALR Social Work Career & Internship Fair
  • Substance Abuse Certification
  • Advisory Board Meeting
  • Credible Training

Aungelique Sledge, MHPP, DOH: 11/1/17
Michelle Williams, MHPP, DOH: 11/1/17
Jameela Jackson, MHP, DOH: 11/13/17
Carey Dobbins, MHP; DOH: 11/27/17
Bianca Scarver, MHPP, DOH: 11/27/17
Stephen Christian, MHPP, DOH: 11/27/17
Ashley Steward, MHP, DOH: 11/27/17


A Special Message from the Clinical Director

This year has been spectacular for The P.A.T. Center. The agency continues to grow in leaps and bounds and there is so much in store for 2018!

I would like to thank our wonderful staff for their work and commitment to providing excellent services. Our staff is dedicated to making a difference in the lives of others.

I would also like to extend a special thanks to all of our community stakeholders that allow The P.A.T. Center to work within your facility and/or collaborate for client care.

Last, but not least, a huge thank you to all of our clients and families that utilize our services . Nicole Johnson, LCSW


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Advisory Board Meeting Highlights

In December 2017, the last P.A.T. Center held the last Advisory Board Meeting for the year. The advisory board meets quarterly to provide guidance, receive updates, and propose changes to help our clients, agency, and stakeholders.

  • 2017 Policy Revisions
  • 2017 Update
  • Upcoming CARF Re-Accreditation April 2018
  • Diversity Issues
  • Hiring Practices
  • Corporate Compliance
  • Critical Incidents
  • Budget for Upcoming Year 2018
  • Recruiting New Advisory Board Member(s)
  • Recruiting Diverse Staff
  • Quality Assurance Issues
  • Client Complaints

We are Hiring!

Full-time Mental Health Professionals (MHPs): Full-time positions for licensed Therapists for the Little Rock ad Pine Bluff areas. Minimum qualifications: Psychologist, LCSW, LMSW, LPE, LPE-I, LPC, LMFT or an APN or CNS with a specialty in psychiatry or mental health.

Full-time Mental Health Para-Professionals (MHPPs): full-time positions for MHPPs for the Little Rock and Pine Bluff areas. Minimum qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in social sciences or related field and experience in mental health field preferred.

To apply, please submit a resume, cover letter and list of references via email to thepatcenter@yahoo.com or fax (870) 534-4906.

The P.A.T. Center PIPELINE is a quarterly newsletter for stakeholders, clients, parents, community agencies, and referral sources. The PIPELINE provides ongoing updates about P.A.T. Center projects, introduction of staff, and our efforts to improve performance and quality of services. Our aim is to be transparent about internal workings by holding staff and Leadership accountable for day to day operations.