1. Bridging the Gap: Youth Violence Prevention Program

    NNEDLearn 2013 Participant: Virginia Commonwealth University–Injury and Violence Prevention Program Description: Bridging the Gap is a hospital initiated program that provides youth who have been victims of violence with support that addresses the social, emotional, behavioral and physical needs of these patients and their families. The program targets injured youth who...
  2. Disparity Reduction through Empowerment Awareness and Moving Systems

    NNEDLearn 2013 Participant: Mental Health Association Description: Cultural Dialogues are personal journeys, participatory and interactive dialogues that tap into a wealth of cultural and clinical expertise. The dialogues explore what participants bring to the table based on their understanding and historical reactions towards race, racism, and white privilege, and how this...
  3. Alternative Therapy: Helping Clients Through Eastern Medicine

    NNEDLearn 2013 Participant: Communities In Schools of Forsyth County Description: The Alternative Therapy program is dedicated to providing quality clinical services to members seeking outpatient mental health consultation and/or treatment. Person-centered and recovery model approaches to counseling are used to develop individualized, viable service and/or treatment plans to restore appropriate emotional,...
  4. Fishing for Fitness: Promoting Good Health in Cambodian Boys and Men

    NNEDLearn 2013 Participant: The Cambodian Family Description: The Fishing for Fitness project incorporates cultural activities for Cambodian boys and men. The health education is then delivered through group discussions and focuses on diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and mental health. Food and snacks are served during the events. The idea for the project...
  5. Wiconi Ohitika (Strong Life): Youth Suicide Prevention Project

    NNEDLearn 2013 Participant: Cankdeska Cikana Community College, Wiconi Ohitika Suicide Prevention Description: The primary purpose of the Wiconi Ohitika Youth Suicide Prevention Project is to provide suicide prevention education that will save lives, and help survivors of suicide recover from tragic loss. The project is: A culturally enriched approach to youth suicide prevention...
  6. Photovoice and Migrant Women: Survivors of Domestic Violence Tell Their Story

    NNEDLearn 2013 Participant: Family Service of El Paso Other Participants: Familias Triunfadoras, Inc., Consulado General de México in El Paso Description: The University of Texas at El Paso College of Health Sciences Department of Social Work implemented the intervention with 22 Mexican migrant women who were survivors of domestic violence, participant ages were...
  7. HIV Prevention Education through Community Health Educators in Salons

    NNEDLearn 2013 Participant: AIDS Care Objective: HIV/STD prevention education through Community Health Educators in Salons Description: Get It Done utilizes African American and Latino barbers and hair dressers as Community Health Educators to provide HIV/STD prevention messages and information about substance abuse and treatment. The program also provides convenient access to...
  8. Community-Based Approach to Affordable Care Act Outreach to Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders

    Objective: To disseminate culturally-appropriate information about the Affordable Care Act to the local Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community Description: Special Service for Groups (SSG) has been following and working with the California Health Benefit Exchange to prepare itself for the roll out of the Affordable Care Act. One of...
  9. Engaging Clients Through Specialized Staff and Integration

    Objective: To engage clients in mental health services by reducing stigma and making services accessible through the use of peer specialists, on-site consultants or wellness center counselors Description: Peer Specialist Certificate Program: One of the most successful outreach and engagement programs for Richmond Area Multi-Services, Inc. (RAMS) is the Peer...