• 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).


  • 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.


Michael   Seyffert

 He has devoted his professional life to furthering our understanding of the underpinnings of mental health and developing innovative and individualized treatments for children and adults. As a graduate of the Virginia Military Institute and a recent attending physician at Ann Arbor Veterans Administration Hospital, Dr. Seyffert is particularly interested in integrated treatments for traumatic brain injury and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). He has received additional training at the NYU Child Study Center, Columbia University, and University of Michigan and has over 14 peer-reviewed publications.