• 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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Seth C Kadish

In addition to a successful private practice in West Los Angeles and Woodland Hills, Dr. Seth C. Kadish is Director of Group Services at PCH Treatment Center in Mar Vista, California. He is the former Clinical Director of Milestones Ranch Malibu, and was staff psychologist at California State Prison, Los Angeles County, counseling maximum-security inmates. Prior to that, Dr. Kadish worked with probation youth at Penny Lane in North Hills, California, where he was named Clinician of the Year 2001. Dr. Kadish was recently featured on the Oprah Winfrey Network documentary series Ryan and Tatum: The O’Neals, and is the creator of Pattern Identification and Reduction Therapy, a clinical approach based on his work in prisons, group homes, private practice and treatment centers. He is the author of Pop Your Patterns: The No-Nonsense Way to Change Your Life. Pattern Identification and Reduction Therapy is the creation of Dr. Seth C. Kadish.