1. Innovative Strategies Address College Attrition Rates

    NNEDLearn 2014 Participant: Stillman College Description: The staff at Stillman College introduced programs to curb students’ attrition rates. Programs include: Textbook Rental Program Law Enforcement and Stillman Partnership Bridging First Year’s College Experience Creating a Culturally Competent Wellness Model Embracing Cultural Diversity/Creating Global Citizens Population of focus: Students enrolled in Stillman...
  2. Prevention and Counseling Services with Emphasis on Cultural Activities and Traditional Healing

    NNEDLearn 2014 Participant: Toiyabe Indian Health Project Description: Toiyabe Indian Health Project (TIHP) partnered with Indian Health Services in 1968 to develop Toiyabe Family Services. Family Services proposes to strengthen Indian families and communities by providing professional therapeutic counseling combined with prevention strategies and counseling intervention with a strong emphasis on cultural and...
  3. Critical Case Tracking Committee: Reporting and Tracking System to Identify At-Risk Individuals

    NNEDLearn 2014 Participant: Mental Health Providers of Western Queens Description: The Critical Case Tracking Committee (CCTC) is a multi-level reporting and tracking system designed to identify at-risk and high need recipients and to provide guidance and support in their treatment and care. Specific CCTC functions include: Provide clinical consultations and suggest relevant therapeutic interventions...
  4. Project Empower: Injury and Violence Prevention Program

    NNEDLearn 2014 Participant: Virginia Commonwealth University, Injury and Violence Prevention Program Description: Project Empower by the Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) health system recognizes intimate partner violence (IPV) as a public health issue. In 1997 the Forensic Nursing Team was established and has grown to include 10 members and 24/7 coverage in...
  5. Decreasing Family Violence and Recidivism For African American Men

    Description: Intervention: recruitment, training, and retention of African American batterers intervention professionals and training for others to increase cultural competence Prevention/Early Intervention: Creation of batterers intervention ‘peer mentors’ who are African American men and others that have successfully completed programs and remain abuse free. Peer Mentors who support men in...
  6. Veterans Empowering Teens Through Support

    Description: Veterans Empowering Teens Through Support (VETTS) connects gang involved youth or youth who are at-risk for gang involvement to an individual they can trust and work with to change the trajectory of their life. The goal is to reduce recidivism to Juvenile Detention among youth that are gang involved or are at risk...
  7. Family Partners of Hudson County: Family-Driven Care

    NNEDLearn 2013 Participant: Family Partners of Hudson County Description: Family Partners of Hudson County serve the families and youth in Hudson County. They partner with a care management organization and serve families and youth with intensive, moderate and supportive needs in their homes, schools and communities. The organization employs families...
  8. Behavioral Health Providers Engaging Cultural Networks in Wellness Partnerships

    NNEDLearn 2013 Participant: Vaughn Associates Description: Faith Wellness Partnerships work in partnership with primarily African American and Latino churches and mosques located in the community. Mental Health professionals collaborate with clergy on health and wellness behavior change initiatives. The wellness programs have been successful in accomplishing: Depression and stress reduction...
  9. Memphis Circle of Love and Care

    NNEDLearn 2013 Participant: Just Care Family Network Description: The Memphis Circle of Love and Care was established by four female caregivers (parents and grandparents) of youth enrolled in the Just Care Family Network System of Care Project. They came together out of a desire to support each other, develop positive...