Faith-Based Organizations in a System of Behavioral Health Care

Volume
Volume 39
Issue
Fall 2011
Title
Faith-Based Organizations in a System of Behavioral Health Care
Abstract

Through community service activities, and ministries to members within their congregations, faith communities will encounter individuals with behavioral health needs. This article suggests that faith communities have inherent resources that can enhance the reach and effectiveness of behavioral health systems. A framework is presented that will create a bridge of understanding about how behavioral health can leverage faith organization assets and how faith organizations can actively assist adults, children and families with behavioral health needs within the context of their faith and their community.

Authors
Dr. M. DeKraal, Dr. D.J. Bulling, Dr. N.C. Shank and Dr. A. Tomkins
Pages
255 - 267
Price
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