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    Residential Facility

  1. Value of Peers

    Peer support  encompasses a  range of activities and interactions between people who share similar experiences of being diagnosed with mental health conditions, substance use disorders, or both. This mutuality called “peerness”—between a  peer support   worker and person in or seeking recovery promotes connection and inspires hope. Peer support  offers...
  2. Improving Cultural Competency for Behavioral Health Professionals

    Cultural and linguistic competency is recognized as an important strategy for improving the quality of care provided to clients from diverse backgrounds. The goal of this e-learning program, offered by Think Cultural Health through the Office of Minority Health, is to help behavioral health professionals increase their cultural and linguistic...
  3. NNED Virtual Roundtable – Workplace Environment Matters: Strategies to Support & Retain Behavioral Health Staff Providing Services to Diverse Ethnic and Racial Populations

    When behavioral health organizations create environments that are diverse, inclusive, and equitable, staff are more likely to feel valued, experience a sense of belonging, and want to stay. Creating this kind of work environment often involves examining and breaking down structures, policies, and practices to address barriers and challenges that...
  4. 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...
  5. Intensive Family Services: Innovation in Prevention and Early Intervention

    NNEDLearn 2013 Participant: Casa Pacifica Objective: Provide help to abused, neglected or at risk children and their families. Description: Intensive Family Services (IFS) is a short term, early intervention/prevention community based service developed to provide support and linkage to the community for families that have come to the attention of...
  6. Promotoras: Bilingual Peer Specialists for Community Outreach and Assistance

    Objective: To assist Latinos, including individuals who are monolingual or Limited English Proficient (LEP), in enrollment and retention in programs and services, such as substance abuse and mental health treatment. Description: This profile highlights promotoras models from two Latino-serving organizations.  The New Jersey Association of Mental Health and Addictions Agencies, Inc. (NJAMHAA)...
  7. Ventanillas de Salud Program

    Objectives: To build partnerships with diverse community organizations, local, state, and federal government agencies, faith based organizations and academic institutions. Description: The Campesinos Sin Fronteras (CSF) promotores program seeks to address uncoordinated, fragmented, silo-ed, and health care delivery systems that are difficult for consumers and families to access or navigate....
  8. Fotonovelas for Health Education

    Objective: To deliver Latino-centered messages and information that is culturally appropriate using unobtrusive and educational methods. Description: The Latino community faces stigma, fear and other barriers to seeking services. Promotores and other community stakeholders write a culturally and linguistically appropriate message and develop fotonovelas to provide information and education on health issues. They are...
  9. A Holistic Substance Abuse Treatment Model for American Indian & Alaska Native Adolescents

    This document is a program description and clinical manual for the Walking In Beauty On the Red Road: A Holistic Cultural Treatment Model (WBRR) for American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) adolescents and their families. This manual is designed as a foundation for substance abuse treatment programs to develop and replicate residential treatment...