March 2017 Blog Posts (3)

Behavioral Health Integration: Mental Health Joins Primary Care

You may have been hearing a lot about the need for more healthcare workers in the field primary care, a branch of medicine that provides generalized medical care to patients and plays a huge role in preventative care.

The American Academy of Family Physicians defines primary care as a patients’ “first point of entry into the healthcare system and as the continuing focal point for all needed healthcare services.” Family medicine, pediatrics, internal medicine and obstetrics/gynecology…

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Added by Helen Harrison on March 7, 2017 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Careers in Mental Health

The need for mental health care services in the United States is increasing, and so is the diversity of settings that need behavioral health providers. Hospitals, K-12 schools, universities, primary care offices, substance use recovery programs, veteran and disabled communities, nursing facilities and more all have a need for behavioral health providers who can meet the needs of the populations that they serve.

Poor mental health and substance abuse can make it more difficult for…

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Added by Helen Harrison on March 1, 2017 at 1:57pm — No Comments

Becoming A Therapist

Whether you’ve had your heart set on a career in therapy or you’re currently exploring your career options in health care, becoming a physical therapist or occupational therapist requires years of education and training. While the two careers appear similar in nature, they have many differences when it comes to education, licensing and job duties. Discover the paths to success for careers in both physical therapy and occupational therapy with the following…

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Added by Lisa Orlando on March 1, 2017 at 1:48pm — No Comments

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NEW BLOG POST: What Is It Like Being a Patient Navigator?

Started by Janet Umenta Jul 10. 0 Replies

We talk with former Health Career Connection intern Emmanuel Ofori on what it's like being a Patient…Continue

Tags: hospitals, internships, advice, career, care

HCC & ASPPH Co-Hosted Graduate School Webinar | Weds, Dec. 6, 12pmPST/3pmEST

Started by Janet Umenta Nov 29, 2017. 0 Replies

Interested in applying to graduate schools for public health?HCC has partnered with the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH) to provide you expert advice on the application process and share tips and tricks for building a…Continue

Tags: health, public, school, graduate

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