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.
Sonnee Weedn is a clinical and forensic psychologist in
private practice in Novato, CA. In addition to her psychology practice, Dr.
Weedn provides continuing education and training programs for mental health
professionals. Having studied with many leaders in behavioral/mental health
care, as well as wisdom keepers from many traditions, Dr. Weedn applies
traditional wisdom to a dynamic format. Since 2004, she has provided in-depth
psychological assessments of patients at chemical dependency treatment centers.
Her reports and recommendations guide individualized treatment planning and
interventions designed to maximize treatment outcomes and guard against
episodes of relapse.
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