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.
Kristin WilsonMA, LPC
She is the National Director
of Clinical Outreach for Newport Academy and has been working in the treatment
field since 1997, in a variety of mental health treatment settings, including
inpatient, residential, and outpatient levels of care. She is passionate about
the integration of holistic care in the treatment milieu. Prior to joining
Newport Academy, Kristin held various positions, including clinical supervisor,
executive director, trainer, interventionist, clinical outreach representative,
and marketing director.
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