Steven Samra and Walter Ginter discuss their personal and professional journeys with recovery, Medication Assisted Treatment and Medication Assisted Recovery. Their unique stories offer different insights on the same goal: a life free from addiction and a society free from stigma.
Gloria Dickerson talks about the impact employees with lived experience can have in service provision.
Jama Shelton Ph.D. and Marc Dones discuss homelessness’ impact on LGBTQ youth, from both the perspective of service providers and policy.
In this episode, Mark Horvath, founder of Invisible People, talks about the power of digital media in both changing the public perception on homelessness and connecting social services to people during times of crisis.
Mark Horvath, Founder of Invisible People, talks about the state of homelessness in America and the importance of changing perceptions as a mean to end homelessness.
Livia Davis, Vice President at the Center for Social Innovation, talks about recovery in the context of homelessness, mental illness and addiction. She discusses the concept of recovery, the importance of hope as part of the recovery framework, and explains how timely interventions, with proper staff training and support can lead to long term positive impact to both people in recovery and the workforce.
Systems that interact with children and youth are increasingly turning to solutions that combine trauma-informed care and trauma-specific therapeutic services. Dr Carmela DeCandia discusses the adverse impact of trauma on children’s development and the role that service providers can play in supporting resiliency and family well-being.
Dan Herman, national expert on Critical Time intervention (CTI), explains how this social model of case management brings long-term positive impacts to vulnerable individual during times of transition
Dr. Kristie Thomas, Assistant Professor at Simmons College School of Social Work, talks about intimate partner violence (IPV) and the connections between IPV and homelessness.
Ken Kraybill, Director of Training, t3 talks about Motivational Interviewing (MI), a conversational style used by health and human service providers to elicit and strengthen people’s own motivation to change.
Health and human service workers can encounter clients with substance use disorders everyday. Ensuring that the services they provide are effective and well received, is no easy task. Marc Dones discusses the background of the current opioid overdose crisis, some intervention and prevention strategies, and how the words we use can impact the success of treatment for both clients and providers.
In this episode Jeff meets with Dr. Rachel Latta to discuss how human service providers can recognize and respond to trauma related behaviors, and how that helps the process of service provision.