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Group of Embark Leaders Training on Hiring Process to Recruit Top Employees

Embark Embraces Hiring Process To Help Find Top Employees

To support maintaining high standards within its team, Embark Behavioral Health has used the “Topgrading” hiring method for seven years. Recently, the company held an event to train the company leaders on Topgrading, and how to implement it for hiring new employees. The Topgrading process follows the principles laid out by Bradford D. Smart in…

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Embark’s CEO Named One of the Most Influential Healthcare Entrepreneurs in the U.S

Alex Stavros, Chief Executive Officer of Embark Behavioral Health, a network of nationwide therapy centers for adolescents and young adults, has been chosen by The Healthcare Insights as one of the U.S.’s most influential healthcare entrepreneurs. “With the goal of improving healthcare for all, (these individuals) are continually strengthening the healthcare industry and setting a precedent…

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Teen Outpatient Therapy Centers Reverse Negative Youth Mental Health Trends

The country’s preeminent teen treatment provider, Embark Behavioral Health, launches its latest teen outpatient program in Santa Clara County, California. In its effort to reverse our country’s negative youth mental health trends, Embark Behavioral Health now operates multiple outpatient therapy centers across the country. These therapy centers offer teen-specialized, insurance-reimbursed outpatient mental health support for struggling teenagers…

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Behind the Scenes: 2021 T3 Summit Fosters Embark Culture, Camaraderie, Consistency

The Embark Treatment Approach is a familiar concept to many of Embark Behavioral Health’s clients and partners. It doesn’t matter which facility, program, or staff you work with, you’ll find that Embark embraces a consistent foundation of essential treatment components, including CASA Developmental Framework, Experiential Therapy, and SMART Recovery.  One way Embark creates a consistent foundation is through our annual “Train the Trainer” Summit – or the T3 Summit. The T3 Summit is an essential part of cultivating Embark’s culture of caring. In addition, it helps us maintain consistently high standards in implementing the Embark Treatment Approach throughout the…

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Embark Achieves System-Wide Joint Commission Accreditation

TEMPE, Ariz. August 18, 2021 — Embark Behavioral Health, a network of nationwide therapy centers for adolescents and young adults, is leading the way in reversing the nation’s negative youth mental health trends. With a 25-year legacy of providing results-driven therapy treatments and programs, Embark has become one of the first behavioral health organizations in…

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Dear Embark Teammate: A Challenging Year. And You Persevered.

Dear Embark Team, I am proud of you. I am impressed by you. And so incredibly grateful to have the opportunity to serve you. As we reach year end, we move forward together in a world vastly different than the one we knew at this time last year. We have seen the entire globe shaken…

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Embark Opens First Residential Treatment Center in Tennessee

Tempe, Arizona – Embark Behavioral Health announced today that it had opened its first residential treatment center (RTC) in Benton, Tennessee: The Forge School. Located just 45 minutes from Chattanooga, Tennessee, The Forge School will be part of the Calo division of Embark’s behavioral health programs. Focused on the emotional and neurobiological needs of teenage…

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A Note From Embark on Racism and Our Values

Hello Embark families, friends, partners, students and teammates: It is hard to find the words to express how we feel while this is all so raw. So many emotions – anger, pain and sadness, as well as compassion, empathy and hope – and many of them all at once. The senseless killing of George Floyd…

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Embark Announces New Mental Health Benefit for Employees

Tempe, Arizona – Embark Behavioral Health announced a new mental health care benefit for its employees today in partnership with Headspace, the premier guided meditation, mindfulness, movement and sleep app. Beginning May 25, Embark employees will have access to Headspace for themselves and their families from their mobile devices, all at no cost. Headspace is…

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Embark’s Commitment to Employees’ Benefits and Needs

Tempe, Arizona – Embark Behavioral Health announced three additional changes to employee benefits today, as part of their initiative to make their benefits more reflective of their core purpose and their commitment to better meet employees’ needs in 2020. The three new benefits include: Employee Assistance Program (EAP), which is now available to all employees…

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