• 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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William   Secor
PhD

William Secor, PhD, is an educator, researcher, and an author of a number of books about education, learning disabilities, child abuse, addiction (with Dr. Dávila), and research articles on addiction. He is a graduate of the University of Connecticut, with additional course work at MIT and NYU Graduate Medical School in cognitive neuropsychology. He has taught IT, biology, advanced mathematics, and research at Marist College, Saint Basil’s College, Sacred Heart University, Bennington College, and Plymouth State University.