Behavioral Health Consulting Services
Working Together
For Stronger Communities
A strong clinical lens, in depth knowledge of quality assurance and
a comprehensive, systems-oriented viewpoint.
It's not our work. It's our passion!

From entire system redesigns to custom staff training, we are your partner when you need to ensure high-quality service delivery and compliance.

  1. Analysis
    Policy, process, systems design, document reduction, training; your strength begins with a thorough analysis that informs our services.
  2. Implementation
    A strong implementation will enable your organization to provide quality services to achieve your mission.
  3. Training
    In-person instruction from an engaging trainer ensures staff are ready to use all their QA tools.
"Jen engaged various stakeholders to gather feedback, synthesized data provided, used her professional knowledge and experience and knowledge of common practices and county policies and moved us towards an action oriented solution."
Melainie Wartenberg, MFT
Senior Director, School Based Behavioral Health, EBAC
National Reach
Bay Area Roots

About Us

Cardenas Consulting Group was founded to improve the capacities of the behavioral health system. We work at the provider, county and state levels in an effort to ensure provision of high quality services.
Experience to get the job done:
  • MediCal/Medicaid licensure and certification processes
  • CANS/ ANSA/ TCOM certification and implementation
  • STRTP/ FFA preparation
  • Medicaid/ EPSDT billing
  • Change Management and Implementation 
  • Program Development
  • Non-profit regulatory compliance
  • Outcomes Management and Data-driven Decision Making
  • Health Information Systems
  • Risk Management and Root Cause Analysis
  • Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement processes
  • Clinical and Best Practice standards
  • Organizational and Systems Development
  • Audit readiness

Jennifer Cardenas focuses primarily on system improvement, quality management,  regulatory compliance, clinical delivery systems, organizational analysis, implementation and training.
"As a clinician, Jen understands how strengthening families and building supportive communities can sustain the goals clients have achieved through effective treatment. She is organized, engaging and fun to work with."
Sylvia Pizzini, DPA, MSW
Retired Assistant Secretary, California Health and Human Services Agency
Experience to get the job done:
  • Data use and implementation strategy
  • Data collection and evaluation
  • Program/ organization dashboard design 
  • Strategic planning
  • Online marketing strategies and tactics
  • Strategic communications planning
  • Operations strategy and execution
  • Nonprofit governance and policy
  • Database design, management, strategy
  • Technology strategy and implementation
  • Salesforce nonprofit pack
Andrik Cardenas provides guidance to create the most effective, data-driven nonprofit organizations with strong operations, financial management, marketing and communications, and technology.
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Your Path To Success Starts Here
Tell us how we can help you improve your service delivery. We will help you assess
your needs and put together a plan for your success.
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"Jen was a lifesaver! We were totally stumped with the responses and corrections for the Joint Commission audit. The process was seamless, the communication was thorough and the product was flawless!"
Michelle Beard, MA, CATC
Assistant Director Program Services, The Discovery House