• 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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Kate  Price-Howard
PhD, CHE, CTRS

Kate Price-Howard, PhD, CHE, CTRS, received a bachelor’s and master’s in parks and recreation administration, with an emphasis and certification in therapeutic recreation, from Florida International University and went on to complete her PhD in parks, recreation, and tourism from the University of Utah. Her work experience includes recreation positions on-board cruise ships, summer camps, psychiatric units, nursing homes, and served in commercial recreation as director of recreation for several Florida resorts.