We train the people that treat the people. With over 30 years combined of behavioral health experience in practice and training, Behavioral Health Consultants Group (BHCG) is committed to providing consulting, training and educational services to the global behavioral and medical healthcare communities with the goal of improving levels of behavioral healthcare and physical-behavioral healthcare integration readiness.
Our topics span across mental health, mental illness, developmental disabilities, physical health and the integration of mind- body-spirit wellness. BHCG is comprised of a team of Behavioral Health professionals that work to ensure health practitioners are properly prepared and grounded in theory, practice, and methodology so they may provide the best care possible. Our team has extensive experience with behavioral health care, assessments, trainings, and documented results.
Dr. Fanike-Kiara Olugbala,
DBH, LCSW, C-ASWCM
Dr. Fanike-Kiara Olugbala, DBH, LCSW, C-ASWCM is a Doctor of Behavioral Health and Licensed Clinical Social Worker that specializes in behavioral health integration, training, mental health, and mental illness. Her passion is the healthy development of adolescent females and women physically, mentally, socially and spiritually. She strives to promote the integration of health care within medical clinics and healthcare facilities via consulting projects as well as in her private practice, Keys to A Better Chance, LLC. She has thorough experience in Behavioral Health Integration Readiness Evaluation and Cost Savings Design, Program Management, Business Development, Training, Grant and Proposal writing and has served as a key component in the development of the Gardens at Collegetown, a housing facility for public housing residents with mental illness, Keys to A Better Chance, LLC and House of Dawn, Inc., a group home for teenage mothers and their babies in foster care. Dr. Olugbala received her DBH from Arizona State University and also attended Georgia State University where she earned a B.A. in African American Studies with a minor in Criminal Justice and a MSW in Social Work. Her current publications include Social Work with African American Males: Health, Mental Health and Social Policy “Don’t Bother Me, I Can’t Cope: Stress, Coping and Problem Behaviors among Young African American Males” (2010).
Dr. Olugbala has traveled internationally to China, India, Brazil, Ghana, Nigeria, Costa Rica and a host of other countries to examine and assist with improving the health care systems, specifically the system of mental health. She serves as the Social Work Consultant for The BHCG Continuing Education program.
Mr. Dale Alan Roberts
Mr. Dale Alan Roberts earned an undergraduate degree in Psychology from Georgia State University in 1994, an undergraduate degree in sociology from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga in 1998 and a Masters Degree in Sociology from Clark Atlanta University in 2003. He has worked in a variety of settings with the purpose of providing support to individuals with mental illness and development disabilities ranging from acute psychiatric care to residential services to mobile crisis services. Mr. Roberts is currently a Behavior Specialist for individuals with Developmental Disabilities in which behavior and service plans are key elements in the successful functioning of the population. As a result of his background in the disciplines of sociology and psychology, Mr. Roberts’ primary interest is the program design and development of residential and community settings.
His history of designing and developing Independent Living Programs for homeless youth is evident of his passion. He serves as the Director of the BHCG Continuing Education Program.