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What Is SBIRT? And How Does It Help Address Substance Use Disorders?

When clients appear to be struggling with substance use issues, behavioral health professionals often use a tool called Screening, Brief Int...
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Using The ASAM Criteria for People Struggling with Addiction

Millions of people struggle with substance use issues, and some of them seek help from behavioral health professionals.  How do we know what...
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Reimagining Mental Health Care by Focusing on Psychosocial Interventions

Psychosocial interventions — or psychosocial treatments — are various ways of addressing a person’s mental health challenges by looking at t...
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A (2017) Conversation With Dr. Stephanie Covington

We'd like to give you a chance to get to know Dr. Covington. Read below a 2017 interview from Trauma Matters. How did you first get into tra...
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Trauma-Informed Care Across Sectors Part II: Methods & Results

A Note from the Editors: The following article was submitted by Pat Wilcox ahead of her session at the Uplifting Voices: Conversations on Tr...
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Measuring Trauma-Informed Care Across Sectors Part I: What & Why

Measuring Trauma-Informed Care Across Sectors Federal, state, and local governing bodies are increasingly mandating trauma-informed care (TI...
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Supporting Child Survivors: Connection, Consistency & Creativity

Far too often when discussing family violence, the terms “witnessed” or “exposed to” are used to refer to children’s lived experiences. This...
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Why Give a Documentation Workshop?

I just had a tumor removed, but nonetheless I am set to give a documentation workshop at the Connecticut Women’s Consortium this June. In my...
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