• 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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Katie  Richie
AM

Katie Richie, AM, is a 2016 graduate of the University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration earning her artium magister, equivalent to a masters in social work. She earned her bachelor of arts in business administration in 2012 from the College of Saint Benedict and Saint John’s University in St. Joseph, Minnesota. Katie has completed training through the University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration’s advanced alcohol and other drugs of abuse training program and is obtaining her CADC.