Edward Handy, LMHCS
Clinical Director of Programming
His extensive expertise in designing and developing integrated behavioral health programs, includes In-Patient and Out-Patient Program Design (IOPs), Partial Hospital Programs (PHPs), Out-patient Clinics, Faculty Practice Development, and Comprehensive Evidence-Based Clinical Continuums-of-Care. Mr. Handy has also developed clinical architectural design for psychiatric/neuro-behavioral units with coordinated out-patient components.
Mr. Handy was the Principal Clinical Program Designer for Park Royal Hospital in Fort Myers, Florida, a free-standing psychiatric hospital which opened with 76 beds and has expanded to 104 beds. There, Ed provided clinical advisement on Curriculum Design (in-patient and out-patient units), Medical Attending Staff Development (Psychiatrists and Hospitalist: recruitment/contracting and By-Law Composition), and Regulatory Compliance (State, Federal and Hospital Accreditation).
Ed also has experience processing Joint Commission Applications, as well as Policy and Procedures for assisted living services.