122-C Gordon Commercial Drive
LaGrange, GA 30240
Pathways Center to Develop ACT Team
“Here We Grow Again”
LaGrange, GA August 8, 2012: Pathways Center successfully submitted a proposal
to the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities to implement
a new ACT team serving Carroll, Coweta, Heard, Meriwether and Troup Counties.
Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) is a specialized evidence based practice that
provides a comprehensive system of care and treatment for individuals who suffer
from severe and persistent mental illness and in which other traditional treatment
modalities have failed.
Recruitment for this program will begin immediately and will include 10-12 new
Jade Benefield, CEO, commented, “We are excited about this opportunity. It fits
with the agency’s vision for increased growth by creating the opportunity to serve
more individuals and allows us to contribute to additional community based
Kay Hill, Deputy Director will lead the project through the initial developmental
phase. While the vast majority of services will be provided in the communities, the
ACT Team will base its operations in Heard County, which is a centralized location
for the service area.
Please look for more information about new positions available on the careers page
of the Pathways Center website (www.pathwayscsb.org) and/or by visiting the
Careers website at www.careers.ga.gov.
Pathways Center is a premier behavioral healthcare organization serving over
11,000 individuals in the West Georgia Region. Pathways Center provides services
that are family centered, culturally and consumer responsive, and that lead to
empowerment, self sufficiency, and an improved quality of life for persons affected
by serious and persistent mental, developmental, or behavioral challenges. For
more information, please visit our website at www.pathwayscsb.org.
For Release 9 a.m. EDT, September 23, 2004