Pennsylvania Announces New Issue Of Positive Approaches Journal.
Per a recent press release, Pennsylvania’s Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) and the Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (OMHSAS) announced the publication of a new issue of Positive Approaches Journal, written by and for professionals who provide supports and services to individuals with mental and behavioral health challenges, intellectual disabilities, autism, and other developmental disabilities. The Positive Approaches Journal seeks to improve lives by increasing knowledge and capacity of professionals that provide supports and services to individuals currently utilizing services within the ODP and OMHSAS systems. The articles are written using the guiding principles of Everyday Lives, Child and Adolescent Service System Program (CASSP), System of Care; and the Resilience and Recovery Movement in mind. Through case studies, articles, interviews, and related academic sources, Positive Approaches Journal strives to feature resources, observations, and advancements that are relevant and timely to professionals and supporters of human service systems. Data Discoveries, a feature of Positive Approaches, spotlights useful data presented in ways that are interesting and customizable. Data Discoveries will feature a word cloud of thoughts and phrases pertinent to the theme of “Rights, Risks, and Restrictions.”
FMI: View the newest volume of the Positive Approaches Journal at this link: https://www.myodp.org/mod/book/view.php?id=25058