• 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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Joseph B Stone

Joseph B. Stone is an enrolled member of the Blackfeet (Anmsakipipikuni) tribe with Sioux (Lakota) and Chippewa (Turtle Mountain) descendency. He is licensed psychologist and substance abuse counselor and Director of Kinuk Sisakta Consultation, Training, and Research. Behavioral health and the health of indigenous peoples is not just his job. It is his passion and his mission and it is an honor to serve his tribal relatives.