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. Improving the Road to ACA Coverage: Lessons Learned on Outreach, Education, and Enrollment for Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Communities

    The opening of the health insurance exchanges and the expansion of the Medicaid programs under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) provided opportunities for millions of Americans to gain health insurance coverage. Still, many Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders (AAs and NHPIs) faced major barriers and...