Maggie Labarta

Maggie Labarta is Founder and Consultant at Impact Non-profit Consulting, having previously retired as CEO of Meridian Behavioral Healthcare. Labarta holds a Ph.D. in Clinical and Community Psychology and has extensive experience in both administration and clinical practice. She also has particular expertise in strategic planning, data and analytics as management tools, and organizational development. She provides consultative services for numerous community organizations.

  • Understanding Patient Engagement to Create a Culture That Supports It

    Understanding Patient Engagement to Create a Culture That Supports It

    Explore the complex nature of patient engagement and how to build a patient-centric culture at your organization in this blog from Maggie Labarta.

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  • All This Data, All This Risk

    All This Data, All This Risk

    With more data comes more risk. Behavioral health organizations must handle sensitive data carefully to mitigate this risk. Discover strategies to get started in this blog from Maggie Labarta.

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  • Productivity: Tool or Burden, Motivator or Downer

    Productivity: Tool or Burden, Motivator or Downer

    Before measuring and addressing productivity, it's important to carefully consider your metrics, language, and more. Explore Maggie Labarta's latest insights in this blog.

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  • Data: Tool or Burden? Motivator or Downer?

    Data: Tool or Burden? Motivator or Downer?

    Most organizations have a complicated relationship with their data. Discover how to start leveraging data more effectively in this blog from Maggie Labarta.

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  • CCBHC and Culture: There and Back Again

    CCBHC and Culture: There and Back Again

    Explore how the evolution of CCBHCs has created an opportunity for organizations to shift away from a scarcity mindset to achieve better outcomes.

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  • CCBHC: Do You Have the Information?

    CCBHC: Do You Have the Information?

    Understanding CCBHC requirements is one thing, but getting the organizational information you need to excel as a CCBHC is another. Read this blog from Maggie Labarta to explore more.

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  • CCBHC: Promise and Challenges

    CCBHC: Promise and Challenges

    The CCBHC model offers great promise and poses various challenges for organizations. In this blog from Maggie Labarta, explore the impact of CCBHCs and what they need to succeed in the future.

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  • The Trifecta: Positive Culture, Engaged Clients, and Engaged Staff

    The Trifecta: Positive Culture, Engaged Clients, and Engaged Staff

    Explore the intersection of culture, client engagement, and employee engagement in this blog from industry expert Maggie Labarta.

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  • From Staff to Client: Engagement is Key

    From Staff to Client: Engagement is Key

    Engagement is important for employees and clients alike. Learn more about how to better engage clients to enhance your organizational goals and operations.

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  • Employee Retention, Part 2: Engagement and Culture

    Employee Retention, Part 2: Engagement and Culture

    Engagement and culture are two key ingredients to better employee retention. Explore solutions for behavioral health organizations from Maggie Labarta here.

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  • What's New? Or Not... in the World of Behavioral Health

    What's New? Or Not... in the World of Behavioral Health

    Industry expert Maggie Labarta analyzes the results of the 2023 Behavioral Health Industry Trends Report to provide her insights on what's to come this year.

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  • We Have a Plan... Now What?

    We Have a Plan... Now What?

    Once you have a plan that has mission-derived goals and strategies with each strategy tied to tactics and metrics, now what? Find out in this blog from Maggie Labarta.

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  • Data, Information, and the Planning Process

    Data, Information, and the Planning Process

    Explore how measures of efficiency and effectiveness from your data and organizational information can help guide your planning process.

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  • Time to Check in on Planning

    Time to Check in on Planning

    It's time to check in on planning. Explore the planning process with Maggie Labarta, PhD, and learn how you can leverage technology to make a plan that works for your organization.

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  • Where Behavioral Health Organizations Stand with Technology

    Where Behavioral Health Organizations Stand with Technology

    Find out where behavioral health organizations stand when it comes to technology adoption and usage in the workplace in this article from Maggie Labarta.

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  • Remote vs. In-Person Work in Behavioral Health

    Remote vs. In-Person Work in Behavioral Health

    Explore some of the key considerations that behavioral health organizations need to keep in mind to balance remote, hybrid, and in-person work policies.

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  • Sustainability in Complexity

    Sustainability in Complexity

    The behavioral health and human services industry is becoming increasingly complex. Explore the ways in which your organization can take the first step toward sustainability.

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  • Driving Improvement in the New Landscape of Behavioral Health

    Driving Improvement in the New Landscape of Behavioral Health

    Discover how to define your organizational purpose to drive improvement in the new landscape of behavioral health in this article from Maggie Labarta.

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  • Engaging Staff in Adopting New Technology

    Engaging Staff in Adopting New Technology

    Telehealth and other digital solutions are the path forward for many behavioral health organizations. Learn how to engage your staff as your organization adopts new technology.

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  • Financial Sustainability Outside the CFO’s Office

    Financial Sustainability Outside the CFO’s Office

    Financial sustainability is everyone's responsibility. Explore how key roles beyond the CFO's office can play a part in ensuring the financial sustainability of an organization.

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