American Indian & Alaska Native Leadership Academy
This year-long program offers a unique opportunity for behavioral health, substance abuse providers, or helping professionals to explore their unique skills and leadership potential through trainings, an individual project, and mentor support. This program is offered annually, and applications for participants and mentors are accepted through May 1st.
Spirituality and Behavioral Health
In honor of National American Indian Heritage Month in November, the Center has invited spiritual leaders from American Indian and Alaska Native communities to come together to discuss the importance of spirituality in the treatment of behavioral health disorders. Spirituality is often left out of counseling and therapeutic relationships, but is an essential part of healing and change for many clients. The Center plans to make this an annual event, and hopes to include additional communities in this important discussion each year.
The National American Indian & Alaska Native ATTC invites leading experts to present on emerging research and current issues in behavioral health among American Indian and Alaska Native communities. The 2015 Symposium titled, “Reclaiming our Roots: Rising from the Ashes of Historical Trauma,” focused on the impacts of historical trauma, as well as approaches to treatment. This event was recorded and has been compiled into a proceedings document. If you would like a digital or hard copy of this document, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.