1. The Art of Yoga Project for Incarcerated Adolescent Girls

    Because incarcerated teen girls warrant age-appropriate, gender-specific and culturally sensitive rehabilitative services, AYP has developed an innovative gender-responsive intervention that combines yoga and creative art. An overwhelming number of incarcerated teen girls are victims themselves, caught in cycles of violence and abuse. Nationally, 70 to 90 percent of girls in...
  2. Elders Talking Circle: A Reminiscence Story Sharing Group

    NNEDLearn 2014 Participant: Denver Indian Health and Family Services Description: The Elders Talking Circle helps to relieve participants’ symptoms related to dis-empowerment, these include anxiety, denial, despair, isolation, grief or loss, and helplessness. The process of life review and reminiscence, which is part of the Talking Circle, builds empowerment by helping participants...
  3. Meeting the Traditional and Spiritual Needs of Native Americans

    NNEDLearn 2014 Participant: Yakama Nation Behavioral Health Description: The program includes meeting the traditional and spiritual needs of the Native people living in the service area through Shaker meetings, Washat ceremonies, knowledge of family history, traditional teachings and the understanding of generational trauma. The following are some of the features of the...
  4. 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...
  5. Free iPad App, “Native Voices: Native Peoples’ Concepts of Health and Illness” by National Library of Medicine

    To give those who can’t travel to Bethesda, Maryland to see it in person a lively virtual experience, the National Library of Medicine (NLM) announces a new, free iPad app that captures the contents of its popular exhibition, Native Voices: Native Peoples’ Concepts of Health and Illness, currently on display....
  6. Wellness for Asian Pacific American Project

    NNEDLearn 2013 Participant: Asian Counseling and Referral Services (ACRS) Description: WAPA (Wellness for Asian Pacific American Project) is a person-centered, collaborative, culturally competent, community-based care system of primary health services, wellness education and activities for underserved, at-risk, limited English proficient (LEP) Asian Pacific American immigrants and refugees with a serious mental...
  7. Health and Wellness Integrated Services and Education Program

    NNEDLearn 2013 Participant: Asian Pacific Family Center Description: The Health WISE program is an innovative community program that offers recovery-oriented, strength-based, and family-focused integrated care to Chinese immigrant consumers with mental illness and physical concerns and/ or substance abuse issues. A multidisciplinary team of counselors, primary care physicians, psychiatrists, case...