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Hiring & Retaining Key Employees: What Works, What Doesn’t and Why It's Critical to the Success of Treatment Centers

Wednesday, November 2, 2016 | 1:00 p.m. ET, 12:00 p.m. CT

Hiring and keeping talented staff members can feel like a balancing act, but it doesn't have to. With increased access to treatment, it's important for treatment centers to retain the employees who make the biggest difference in your client's lives.

In this webinar, speaker Paul Auchterlonie will discuss the innerworkings of Decision Point's employee management system. He will share a template for key employee retention and management explain how attendees can measure their own experiences.

Learning Objectives:

  • Explain Employee Live Cycle Management (ELCM) in connection to key employee retention
  • Discuss ways to identify key employees through hiring and current employee pools
  • Develop a systematic approach to effective employee management leading to enhanced client outcomes.


CEU Information

The Association for the Addiction Professionals - NAADAC

This course has been approved by Vendome Group, LLC, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider # 993121, Vendome Group LLC is responsible for all aspects of their programming.

NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals, represents the professional interests of more than 85,000 addiction counselors, educators and other addiction-focused health care professionals in the United States, Canada and abroad. NAADAC’s members are addiction counselors, educators and other addiction-focused health care professionals, who specialize in addiction prevention, treatment, recovery support and education. An important part of the healthcare continuum, NAADAC members and its 47 state affiliates work to create healthier individuals, families and communities through prevention, intervention, quality treatment and recovery support.

Paul Auchterlonie
Decision Point Center

Paul Auchterlonie is the CEO of Decision Point Center and has more than 25 years in the field of behavioral healthcare and education. His expertise includes strategy, marketing and program development and he has worked for Harvard University, Elements Behavioral Health (Promises Treatment Center), Aspen Education Group (pre CRC acquisition), and The Right Step (pre Elements acquisition).

Paul and the team at Decision Point Center take a realistic, direct, comprehensive, and informed approach to helping clients deal with alcohol and drug misuse, abuse, and dependence. He enjoys helping those who have struggled launch new, healthy, and engaged lives.

Paul earned a bachelor’s degree from Willamette University and a Masters in Human Development and Business from Harvard University. His proudest accomplishment is being a dad to his three daughters and son.