The Need for Health Activism in the Criminal Justice System – Huffington Post 3-31-15

The WHAM Training Program consists of five keys to success, which according to its national council include the following:

A person-centered goal based on 10 science-based whole health and resiliency factors.
A weekly action plan that breaks the goal into small, achievable successes.
A daily/weekly personal log.
One-to-one peer support.
A weekly WHAM peer support group.
The 10 science-based health and resiliency factors include:

Stress management.
Healthy eating.
Physical activity.
Restful sleep.
Service to others.
Support network.
Optimism based on positive expectations.
Cognitive skills to avoid negative thinking.
Spiritual beliefs and practices.
A sense of meaning and purpose.

It’s a Health Home World…. and ACMHA’s College for Behavioral Health Leadership 2015 Summit Brings It to You

News Pre-Summit Event 01/06/2015 Exploring Missouri’s Behavioral Health Homes:  Innovations and Cultural Shift March 23, 2015 Hyatt Regency at the Arch, St. Louis 8:15 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. This dynamic one-day event is being offered by ACMHA: The College for Behavioral Health Leadership immediately preceding the 2015 ACMHA Summit – Healthy Behavior: Literacy and ActivationContinue reading “It’s a Health Home World…. and ACMHA’s College for Behavioral Health Leadership 2015 Summit Brings It to You”

ACMHA College for Behavioral Health Leadership NEW INNOVATIVE PEER INITIATIVE 2015 [RURAL AND FRONTIER INTEREST]

New Peer Initiative – February 3 Deadline 01/22/2015 Application Deadline: February 3, 2015 Application Additional Information The ACMHA Peer Leadership Interest Group (PLIG) is doing meaningful and important work for the field. If you have not seen it, the tool kit that arose out of our discussions and input is available and being promoted to theContinue reading “ACMHA College for Behavioral Health Leadership NEW INNOVATIVE PEER INITIATIVE 2015 [RURAL AND FRONTIER INTEREST]”

ACMHA COLLEGE FOR BEHAVIORAL HEALTH LEADERSHIP SUMMIT 2014: SANTA FE, NEW MEXICO MARCH 26-28

http://www.acmha.org/summit_agenda.shtml The ACMHA College for Behavioral Health Leadership Peer Leadership Interest Group (PLIG) is hosting an all day educational training intensive for regional and nationally based peer leaders focused on leadership, development and management on March 25, 2014 going into the Summit 2014.  Information to follow.