• 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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George  DuWors
MSW, LCSW, BCD

Has worked for in- and outpatient mental health and chemical dependency, as well as Employee Assistance, Drunk Driving and Private Practice settings. Author of White Knuckles and Wishful Thinking, Learning From the Moment of Relapse in Alcoholism and Other Addictions and a workbook Getting It: Building Motivation from Relapse. He has presented workshops across North America and in the United Kingdom. Currently conducts a private practice specializing in addictions. 

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