• 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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Jerry  Moe
MA

Jerry Moe serves as the National Director of Children’s Programs at the Betty Ford Center in Rancho Mirage, CA, and is an advisory board member of the National Association for Children of Alcoholics. A lecturer and trainer, Moe founded the Children’s Place Program in Redwood City, California. He is author of Understanding Addiction and Recovery Through a Child’s Eyes