Cross Country Education and Centerstone Partner to Provide Continuing Education and Professional Development Offerings to

NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Cross Country Education, LLC (CCE) today announced the signing of an agreement with Centerstone, the nation’s largest not-for-profit provider of community-based behavioral healthcare, to offer continuing education and professional development services for Centerstone’s behavioral health practitioners.

Centerstone’s practitioners will now have access to Cross Country Education’s live and audio seminar offerings at a discounted rate.

Through 130 facilities, outreach in more than 220 schools and community partnerships, Centerstone provides a full-range of mental health services, substance abuse treatment and educational services in Indiana and Tennessee. In 2010, Centerstone served more than 75,000 individuals and families.

“Cross Country Education is proud to support Centerstone in its mission to prevent and cure mental illness and addiction,” Cross Country Education president Greg Greene said. “With extensive practical and patient-centered behavioral health training options, we hope to assist counselors, therapists and social workers as they strive to provide the best in patient care.”

“Healthcare is a dynamic and ever-evolving industry,” said Debbie Cagle, CEO of Advantage Behavioral Health, the administrative management arm of Centerstone. “Continuing education and training are essential to Centerstone’s ability to provide progressive, effective care to our clients and an important component of our ongoing staff development efforts. We are excited to work with Cross Country Education to offer our employees across Tennessee and Indiana affordable access to clinical courses and webinars that will help them further enhance the care and services we provide each day.”

Designed to meet and exceed educational needs of healthcare providers, Cross Country Education produces more than 5,000 live seminars annually and has trained more than 1.5 million healthcare professionals since 1995.

About Cross Country Education

Cross Country Education is a national leader in high-quality continuing education and professional development products and services for the entire healthcare industry. Offering live, online and audio seminars, as well as in-house training opportunities, Cross Country Education programs are designed to improve performance and increase efficiency in all areas of clinical, financial and operational management. Since 1995, Cross Country Education and its more than 150 highly-regarded instructors have trained more than 1.5 million healthcare providers. For more information, visit CrossCountryEducation.com or call 1-800-397-0180.

About Centerstone

Centerstone, a not-for-profit organization, is the nation’s largest provider of community-based behavioral healthcare. It provides a full range of mental health, addiction and related educational services to more than 75,000 individuals of all ages each year. The organization has nearly 130 facilities and 220 partnership locations throughout Indiana and Tennessee. It also operates the Centerstone Foundation; the Centerstone Research Institute (CRI), which is improving mental healthcare through innovative research and information technology; Not Alone, which provides confidential, no-cost support and mental health services to service members, combat veterans and their loved ones; and Advantage Behavioral Health, ensuring effective enterprise wide administrative management, EAP services and specialized network development and management. For more information about Centerstone, please visit www.centerstone.org.



CONTACT:

Cross Country Education
Kate Cottingham, 800-397-0180 ext. 41269
Strategic Partnership Manager
[email protected]

KEYWORDS:   United States  North America  Tennessee

INDUSTRY KEYWORDS:   Education  Continuing  Other Education  Health  Hospitals  Mental Health  Nursing

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