• 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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Chan  Saelee
CDPT

Chan Saelee, CDPT, grew up in the Seattle, Washington area and graduated from the University of Washington. Since joining Asian Counseling and Referral Services Saelee became a GAIN certified Chemical Dependency Counselor, and has 5 years of experience in social services. Saelee is also a local GAIN trainer and Seven Challenges Trained Leader, with more than 3 years of experience in the provision of youth chemical dependency prevention, treatment and recovery support services.