In this panel discussion, substance use treatment center CEO’s, Owners, and Executive Directors will discuss challenges, experiences, and strategy’s employed throughout the life-cycle of a treatment center. Each guest, representing facilities in operation from 17 years to 5 months, will highlight current operational procedures, along with case studies, unique to the facility each is representing.
Objectives: Participants will be able to:
- Gain understanding of challenges faced when opening a substance use treatment center in the current political and economic landscape as well as address financial requirements in order to initiate a successful start-up in the substance use field
- Identify strategies for creating and implementing effective operational procedures at startup, after four years, after six years, and after 17 years of operation
- Improve understanding and awareness, through interactive question and answer session, of ways to overcome current challenges for those already operating treatment centers in the substance use arena of behavioral healthcare
- Collaborate with industry professionals on public policy and industry standards through open forum moderated by Panelists