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Evidence-based Practices in Tribal Communities: Challenges and Solutions

Evidence-based Practices in Tribal Communities: Challenges and Solutions

Sponsored by the Criminal Justice/Mental Health Consensus Project

The incorporation of indigenous knowledge into community-based wellness and mental health programming can lead to significantly more positive outcomes for individuals in Tribal populations who are receiving these services. In this webinar, Dr. Anthony J. Ernst will provide an overview of how indigenous knowledge can be applied to existing wellness models to create more effective programming for Tribal populations. This webinar will also look at the challenge of implementing evidence-based practices in the context of Tribal wellness and mental health programs. In addition, Dr. Ernst will highlight current efforts to apply indigenous knowledge in community-based programming, as well as ways to develop similar programming.

  • Date:Thursday, September 27
  • Time:2:00—3:30 p.m. ET

Panelist:

  • Dr. Anthony J. Ernsthas more than 25 years of experience in the field of substance abuse and mental health prevention and treatment as a clinician, academic, and project director. Throughout his career, he has led strategic planning, product and policy development, and training. He has also led systems change initiatives that help mental health and substance abuse service providers promote collaboration and build service capacity in support of diverse populations.

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