1. Developing a Culturally Tailored Intervention for Diverse Populations

    Social workers strive to use interventions and treatments that are evidence-based (EB). However, many EB interventions are not validated with people from diverse racial, ethnic, cultural, and linguistic populations. Regarding autism intervention research, of 408 studies on 27 EB practices only about 18% of the studies reported race, ethnicity, or...
  2. 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...
  3. Telemental Health Services – College Counseling from a Distance

    The Higher Education Mental Health Alliance (HEMHA) has released a guide for deciding whether and when college students should engage in telemental health services. The guide outlines the benefits and limitations of telemental health services for college students, and helps higher education administrators and mental health professionals discuss and weigh...
  4. NNED Virtual Roundtable: Funding Your Behavioral Health Equity Work

    On August 28, 2018, the National Network to Eliminate Disparities in Behavioral Health (NNED) hosted a Virtual Roundtable to help NNED partners, especially smaller organizations, enhance their capacity to seek and secure funding. The virtual roundtable features panelists representing the funder perspective, as well as smaller and larger NNED partner organizations...
  5. The EveryOne Project: Advancing Health Equity in Every Community

    The vision of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) is to transform health care to achieve optimal health for everyone. To achieve this, the AAFP is taking a leadership role in addressing diversity and the social determinants of health as they impact individuals, families and communities. To help realize...
  6. School-Wide Restorative Practices

    This School-Wide Restorative Practices: Step by Step guide is written for educators, families, and community members who understand that traditional, punitive discipline policies and practices are ineffective, do not support students, and have a disproportionate impact on students of color. Created by the Denver School-Based Restorative Practices Partnership, this guide hopes to...
  7. Tobacco Prevention in Tribal Communities: Honoring our Traditions and our Health

    This short video, produced by the Tribal Public and Environmental Health Think Tank, depicts tobacco prevention efforts in Wisconsin Tribal communities, highlighting the importance of reclaiming traditional tobacco. Population of focus: Tribal communities Link to resource: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tzBMxhWXiGo&feature=youtu.be Date: 2017 Organization: Tribal Public and Environmental Health Think Tank
  8. Juvenile Drug Treatment Court Guidelines

    The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) has released “Juvenile Drug Treatment Court Guidelines.” Juvenile drug treatment courts are designed for youth with substance use disorders who come into contact with the juvenile justice system. These courts offer a way to respond to the needs of substance using...