Community Action Life (CAL) Summary In Brief
Help for the hurting
Consequences of Sociology-environmental on their health (shelter or housing access community relations,
advocacy, environmental threats)
Disability assessment, vulnerability assessment, morbidity rates, mortality rates
Acute disease prognosis, medicine and treatment
Chronic Disease prognosis, medicine and treatment
Unified treatment of routinely associated yet heterogeneous co
morbidities (substance use
disorder/addiction, mental health and traumatic brain injury)
Extensive General Practitioner care that nurture sustainability and endurance.
Also accommodating of
treatment beyond the scope of homelessness (housing, shelter, hospitals, streets, respite)
Depending on vulnerability relating to age, gender, mobility and health
this varies extensively.
Children are more susceptible to domestic
violence, more so than the elderly or w omen.
LGBT community are
more likely to be raped.
Heroin addicts are at risk for suicide and overdose.
The risk increases for suicide for those w ith mental disorders such as
The risk to be assaulted with a deadly weapon or to be murdered also
exists in populations w here homelessness exists.
There are wider risks of communicable diseases and that increases as
things develop seasonally in regions w here ever they are dwelling.
Many in the Northern states have been found frozen to death during
Community Action Life (CAL)
Example of What A Low Income or Shelter Could Look Like
PALM SPRINGS, CA. 92262
Help for the hurting
Nationwide 18 mo – 5 yr Transitional Housing For All!
The information delivered during the UCSD 45th Summer Clinical Institute for Addictions Studies was brought to us from the highest ranking educators, by professors and doctors who have taught at Yale (Dr. Frederick L. Altice, MD, MA Professor of Medicine and School of Public Health section of Infectious Diseases, AIDS Program and Division of Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases), The National Medical University in Kiev Ukraine (Dr. Igor Koutsenok, MD, MS), The Dept. of Psychiatry University of California School of Medicine (Dr. Adam Halberstadt PhD, Research Scientist, Dr. Caroline Ridout Stewart, MA, MSW, LCSW, Dr. Barth L. Wilsey, MD, David A. Deitch, PhD founder of CCARTA, and Robert M. Anthenelli, MD Director of the Pacific Treatment and Research Center), Jim Cater, PhD former Associate Director of Addiction Treatment Services at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, and many other professionals in the field of addictions like Scott E, McClure, PhD, and Geoff R. Twitchell, PhD from Michigan State University. and California Los Angeles Neuropsychiatric Institute. The experience and information were excellent. I know that many problems to serious community issues will begin to be resolved much faster now because of the information that was communicated during these sessions.
Seeking Safety Treatment Format
1. Check in (5 - 10 min): BRIEF The client tells how they are doing and weather or not they have had any unsafe behavior. And if so, how much and do they know what triggered it.
2. The Quotation: "What''s the main point of this quote?"
3. Session Topic: Facilitator does not read
4. Group Discussion
Grounding techniques & Coping Sheets may be used as needed
5. Commitment to Recovery Handout
6. Check out (5-10 min): Leave enough time!
7. End of Session Questionnaire
Gaining control over their lives or any extreme symptoms
Letting go of dangerous relationships
Developing self care.
See more here: http://alrest.org/ppts/Paula%20Seeking%20Safety.pdf_