The goal of this project is to provide a standardized set of trainings and supervisory supports to service providing organizations that will: 1. improve outcomes for patients who have co-occurring disorders, 2. Improve organizational outcomes, staff morale, and organizational efficiencies.
- Describe the vital importance of self-care of behavioral health professionals.
- Explore strategies to prioritize self-care especially during a pandemic.
- Understand how self care mitigates the inevitable impact of providing co-occurring disorder treatment.
AUDIENCE CHOSEN FOR IMPACT:
All persons who interact with patients, which may include intake staff, reception area personnel, drivers, maintenance staff, as well as professional staff.
Anthony Estreet, PhD, LCSW-C, LCADC, Executive Director, Next Step Treatment Center. Anthony is an experienced client-centered therapist coupled with strengths in developing and delivering effective training.
His primary focus has been on working with mental health and substance abuse issues among adolescent and adult populations while also considering additional cultural and social factors that may affect progress.
Anthony is an Associate Professor at Morgan State University, School of Social Work.