• 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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John  Giordano
CCJS, MAC, CAP

 
An author and former radio host, John is the President and Program Director of  Holistic Addiction Treatment Program in North Miami Beach, Florida. John is a recovering addict who celebrated 22 years of continuous recovery. He has been the recipient of many distinguished awards, such as the Martin Luther King Award, and the Homeless Humanitarian Award.

 

 

 

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