• 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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Gordon  Dveirin
EdD

Gordon Dveirin, EdD, is an organization and human development consultant, spiritual educator, and coauthor of two books: Saying Yes to Change and Your Soul’s Compass: What is Spiritual Guidance. Cofounder and codirector of The Claritas Institute for Interspiritual Inquiry, he is a founding and active board member of the Passageworks Institute dedicated to the social, emotional, and spiritual learning of children and youth in our schools.