Community Events

Monarch Job Accepting Applications for New Youth Facility Based Crisis Center

Monarch Health Care is currently accepting job applications for its new Child and Adolescent Facility Based Crisis Center in Charlotte, N.C. The facility—the first of its kind in North Carolina—is being created in partnership with Cardinal Innovations Healthcare.

The Charlotte-based, 16-bed facility is slated to open in late summer or early fall of 2017. It will serve children and adolescents ages 6-17 that have a mental illness, intellectual or developmental disability and/or a substance use disorder who are experiencing a crisis.

The facility will provide assessments, stabilization and therapeutic interventions to try to prevent hospitalization. Applicants should go to to obtain job descriptions and to apply. Below is a list of current open positions:

​7370​Nurse Manager​Full Time40.0000
​7408​Behavioral Technician I​Part Time​36.0000
​7409​Behavorial Technician I ​Part Time​36.0000
​7410​​Behavorial Technician I ​Part Time​36.0000
​7412​​​Behavorial Technician I ​Part Time​12.0000
​7414​​​Behavorial Technician I ​Part Time​12.0000
​7415​​​Behavorial Technician I ​Part Time​12.0000
​7426​​​Behavorial Technician I ​Part Time​34.0000
​7957​Registered Nurse​Full Time​40.0000
​7956​Registered Nurse​Full Time​40.0000



Triad Region Cultural Competence Provider Committee

Cardinal Innovations Healthcare’s Triad Cultural Competence Provider Committee is seeking additional members. This group is a sub-committee of the local Provider Council and Cardinal Innovations’ Cultural Competence Advisory Council.

The committee meets monthly to develop strategies to support the implementation of cultural competence within the Triad Provider Network. The Triad Region covers Davie, Forsyth, Rockingham and Stokes counties.

If you are interested in becoming a member of this committee, contact Khalil Nassar at



Instructions for Hand Delivery of Documents to Cardinal Innovations Healthcare

Individuals who are hand delivering documents to Cardinal Innovations Healthcare at its offices located in the NASCAR Plaza and at its Prosperity Place location are asked to follow the instructions listed below for each site. First, all documents should be sealed in a secure envelope, clearly marked on the outside with:

  • Name and Company of Submitter
  • Name and Department of Recipient

Documents that are not secured and labeled as noted above or that are illegible will not be accepted.

Prosperity Place

10150 Mallard Creek Road, Suite 400, Charlotte NC 28262

  • Take the elevator to the fourth floor, enter through the glass doors on the left, and proceed to the reception desk
  • At the reception desk, which is unstaffed, use the posted personnel directory and telephone to contact the person for whom the package is intended  
  • If the person for whom the package is being delivered is not listed in the personnel directory at the Prosperity Place Office, call one of the individuals listed as the back-up
  • Your package will be accepted and circulated through interoffice mail, which will be processed according to our standard schedule


550 South Caldwell St., Suite 1500, Charlotte, NC 28202

  • Secure your driver’s license and proceed to the security desk in the main lobby at the NASCAR tower
  • Upon arrival, advise the security officer that you have a package for Cardinal Innovations
  • With the Security Officer’s permission, proceed to Cardinal Innovations’ Reception Desk on the 15th floor
  • Check-in with the receptionist and follow the instructions for delivery of your package.




Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities at UNC-Chapel Hill Seeks Interviewer

The Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities at UNC-Chapel Hill is seeking applications for skilled interviewers with professional or personal experience with adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) to complete interviews with North Carolina residents with IDD diagnoses.

The state’s Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities, and Substance Abuse Services contracts with CIDD to coordinate the National Core Indicators (NCI) project. Each year, CIDD interviewers complete approximately 650 interviews of North Carolina residents with IDD diagnoses. The purpose of the interviews is to assess outcomes of services provided to individuals and families. Indicators address key areas of interest including employment, rights, service planning, community inclusion, choice and health and safety. Click here for more information about NCI.

A four-year degree in a related discipline and one year of related training or experience, or a combination of training and experience, is required. Interviewers should have experience in the developmental disability field. Ideally, they should have knowledge of self-advocacy and have personal or professional experience that fits the tasks.

Interviewers are needed in all areas of North Carolina, particularly in the far west, far east, northeast corner, and southeast corner of the state. Interviewers must provide their own transportation.

If you are interested in applying for an interviewer position, click here to complete the application. The position will be open until December 15, 2017.  Work will begin in January 2018.

Questions about the position may be directed to Rebecca Greenleaf,, Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities.



Gateway Gallery to Present “Buy Some Cheer”

Gateway Gallery at The Enrichment Center in Winston-Salem, N.C., openED an exhibition and art sale called “Buy Some Cheer” on November 10. The exhibit will be on display through January 12, 2018.

Gateway Gallery has nearly 1,300 square feet of exhibit and sales space, featuring a variety of one-of-a-kind art pieces created by students at The Enrichment Center, who are called the Artists of Gateway Studios. These artists work in the tradition of self-taught and outsider artists, creating original paintings, digital photographs, ceramic and multi-media pieces. Community artists are invited to show their work in conjunction with original creations by the Artists of Gateway Studios, who receive commissions from their gallery sales.

The "Buy Some Cheer" show and sale will feature original works of art, fine crafts, cards, ornaments and gift items for holiday gift giving. Along with the Artists of Gateway Studios, participating artists will be Kandy Jacks, Residents of Milling Manor, Keith Hobgood, Bruce White and Vickie Clontz. 

The event also will include live music featuring the Enrichment Center Percussion Ensemble and refreshments by the Center’s Culinary Arts Students.

  • Gateway Gallery to Present “Buy Some Cheer”
    Now through January 12, 2018
    1006 S. Marshall St.
    Winston-Salem, N.C.
    Click here or call 336.837.6826 for more information. 


Wellness Provider Resource Fair

The Mecklenburg Provider Council is hosting a Wellness Provider Resource Fair on November 17 in Kannapolis, N.C. 

Approximately 175 officers with Mecklenburg County Adult Probation and Parole and other partners plan to attend. The goal is to develop relationships, network and share information to better support members’ needs across life domains.
Adult Behavioral Healthcare Providers in the Cardinal Innovations Healthcare Provider Network are still needed to set up tables, materials and information that would support access and coordination of care for this population. Community organizations and resources that support social determinants of health that impact wellness and health are also needed.
  • Wellness Provider Resource Fair  
    November 17, 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 1 to 3:30 p.m.
    Cardinal Innovations Healthcare – Milestone Office
    4855 Milestone Ave.
    Kannapolis, N.C.
    Email Laurie Whitson at if you are interested in being a vendor.



Community Needs Assessment Survey

Cardinal Innovations Healthcare is conducting a Community Needs Assessment Survey November 1 through November 20 to hear from members, family members, providers, and stakeholders about service needs from a community perspective.

Completing this survey helps Cardinal Innovations plan for future service needs for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, mental health and substance use disorders.

Beginning November 1, the short survey will be available by clicking here. To access a Spanish version of the survey, click here.