Improving the Recruitment and Retention of Counselors in Rural Substance Use Disorder Treatment Programs (DA2339)
Author(s): SAGE Publications
Pre-Approved for: CA BRN, CCAPP, CE Broker Provider, Delaware BON, FCB, MCBAP-Specific , NAADAC, RNs
Credit Hours: 3
This course is online. All course material is available online and is accessible immediately after purchase from your account homepage. Certificate of Completion is available immediately upon passing the exam.
This course is the SAGE Journal’s review of recruiting and retention of SUD counselors in rural treatment program locations. This review analyzes retention challenges in mental health-related organizations to identify barriers and promote greater opportunities in rural populated areas for in-demand, dedicated staff.
- Identify the growing demand for SUDs counselors generally and the challenges of hiring employees for rural area organizations.
- Recognize reasons for higher staff turnover levels to implement strategies that increase employee retention and improve job satisfaction.
- Maximize communications with all organizational staff for feedback on implemented systems and promote fair staff workload distributions.
- Monitor employees for signs of burnout or exhaustion to implement interventions including self-care choices to reduce staff turnover and increase job satisfaction.