• Strengths Planning for Building Recovery Capital

    For decades, addiction professionals have been providing screening and assessment instruments that evaluate problem severity, complexity, and chronicity, but offer little data on the internal and external resources individuals and families can mobilize in resolving such problems (White & Cloud, 2008).

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  • Social Determinants of Health and Behavioral Health Challenges

    The behavioral health field is engaged in a movement to expand the conventional medical treatment model of care that emphasizes diagnosis and subsequent treatment to the more comprehensive and inclusive model of population health. Improving “the health outcomes of a group of individuals, including the distribution of such outcomes within the group” (Kindig & Stoddard, 2003) is the critical focus of the population health model.

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Tony  Bevacqua

Tony Bevacqua is an accomplished educator, corporate coach, social advocate, and lecturer. He teaches college psychology courses, leads corporate wellness seminars, and has a private practice in Los Angeles coaching people who have a desire to better understand their self-determining nature. Tony’s first book, Rethinking Excessive Habits and Addictive Behaviors (Rowman & Littlefield), which outlines his belief system and encourages readers to see addictive behaviors differently, is out July 2015.