Let's take a look at one of these tools (figure 2), and how a simple costing worksheet like this can answer the three most common questions we hear from CBHO staff.
In our work with hundreds of community behavioral health organizations (CBHOs) over the past 12 years, my colleagues and I have found that, if allowed, CBHOs choose not to focus on costs as part of their decision-making process.
Nowhere is this more readily apparent than when CBHOs work to establish productivity standards for their direct-service staff.
Without a common data point, most CBHOs' change efforts start with a clear vision and the best intentions, but their efforts falter as the change encounters emotional resistance from staff nostalgic for the past.
The cabinet voted to press ahead with setting up CBHOs, but only in areas where the majority of tenants approve of the idea.
She also denied that pilot areas for the first CBHOs have been chosen.
Coun Jenkinson (Lab Billesley) said: 'No one is suggesting that 35 CBHOs will be operating from April.