Behavioral Health: Innovation to Decreasing the Need for Hospitalization


  • Joseph Campbell Woods Services
  • Ryan Garrison


With the rising cost of healthcare, service providers are being challenged by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid and other insurance providers to provide quality services that meet the needs of individuals and decrease rates of hospitalizations.  Woods Services in Langhorne, Pennsylvania is introducing a behavioral health treatment models that serves individuals in outpatient clinics and in their homes, as needed, to avoid repeated hospitalizations. 


Author Biographies

Joseph Campbell, Woods Services

Joseph E. Campbell, MEd, OTR/L, CBIS – Director of Allied Health

Mr. Campbell has been an occupational therapist for 27 years.  In 2018, he was appointed Director of Allied Health, a position in which he is responsible to obtaining therapy and other healthcare services to children and adults with developmental, behavioral, and acquired disabilities.  

Ryan Garrison

Ryan J. Garrison, M.S., NCC, LPC – Vice President of Admissions and Client Experience

Mr. Garrison has worked in Woods’ Admissions Department since 1996 when he started as an Admissions Counselor.  He was appointed Vice President of the Department in 2018. Mr. Garrison is responsible for developing and implementing a referral development and admissions strategy for Woods’ residential, school and vocational programs. He is a Licensed Professional Counselor and has extensive clinical experience in private practice providing individual, family, and relationship-based counseling for adolescents and adults.




How to Cite

Campbell, J., & Garrison, R. (2021). Behavioral Health: Innovation to Decreasing the Need for Hospitalization. Social Innovations Journal, 6. Retrieved from