This author Ken Schmaltz has created 21 entries.

12 Dec

OFFICIAL STATEMENT – High Fidelity Wraparound (HFWA) to Cease Operations

OFFICIAL STATEMENT High Fidelity Wraparound (HFWA) to Cease Operations It is with great sadness that we announce that the High Fidelity Wraparound (HFWA) program will officially cease operation as of February 2, 2020. This is the result of provincial budget cuts to the program.  We wish the very best to our extraordinary staff, as well as those we served via HFWA. Enviros has been utilizing High Fidelity Wraparound since 2007 and it has been an important guide in creating our practice frameworks over...

11 Dec

OFFICIAL STATEMENT – Wilderness Treatment at Base Camp to Cease Operations

OFFICIAL STATEMENT Wilderness Treatment at Base Camp to Cease Operations Calgary, Alberta (December 11, 2019) – Enviros has been informed by Alberta Health Services (AHS) that funding for our partnership, Wilderness Treatment at Base Camp, will cease effective March 31, 2020. Services at Base Camp, which provides wilderness addiction treatment programming to youth aged 12 to 17 years of age at a site in the Ghost Wilderness, have been funded by AHS and delivered jointly by AHS and Enviros staff since 2005. We...

16 Jan

Episode 19: Dr. Gary Burlingame and Sue Jenkins

This podcast we welcome Dr. Gary Burlingame (co-creator of the OQ Measures system) and Sue Jenkins, current CEO of OQ Measures. We talk about a range of things, from the development of the OQ Instruments, the importance of getting feedback on your treatment interventions, how to implement progress monitoring into your practice and a lot more. For those of you who have heard us talking about the “OQ” or “YOQ” on this podcast, Dr. Burlingame is one of the originators of...

09 Jan

Episode 18: Jeff Wilson

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29 Dec

Episode 17: Rob Long

RobLong.mp3 {"type":"audio","tracklist":true,"tracknumbers":true,"images":true,"artists":true,"tracks":[{"src":"https:\/\/www.enviros.org\/wp-content\/uploads\/2018\/01\/TP_Rob_Long.mp3","type":"audio\/mpeg","title":"RobLong.mp3","caption":"","description":"\"RobLong.mp3\" from Turning Point Podcast by Jeff Couillard. Released: 2016. Track 17. Genre: Podcast.","meta":{"artist":"Jeff Couillard","album":"Turning Point Podcast","genre":"Podcast","year":"2016","length_formatted":"36:37"},"image":{"src":"https:\/\/www.enviros.org\/wp-includes\/images\/media\/audio.png","width":48,"height":64},"thumb":{"src":"https:\/\/www.enviros.org\/wp-includes\/images\/media\/audio.png","width":48,"height":64}}]} Welcome to another episode of Turning Point! Rob Long is a young man in his early twenties who attended our Shunda Creek program more than 5 years ago. He’s since gone on to a career in the field and has some fascinating and incredibly useful insights into what it’s like being a client in an addiction treatment program, as well as being a professional in...

16 Oct

Episode 16: Clara Hughes on the power of nature, mental health and the healing journey

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26 Sep

Episode 15: Dr. Scott Miller

Dr. Scott Miller {"type":"audio","tracklist":true,"tracknumbers":true,"images":true,"artists":true,"tracks":[{"src":"https:\/\/www.enviros.org\/wp-content\/uploads\/2018\/01\/TP_Scott_Miller.mp3","type":"audio\/mpeg","title":"Dr. Scott Miller","caption":"","description":"\"Dr. Scott Miller\" from Turning Point Podcast by Jeff Couillard. Released: 2016. Track 15. Genre: Podcast.","meta":{"artist":"Jeff Couillard","album":"Turning Point Podcast","genre":"Podcast","year":"2016","length_formatted":"36:59"},"image":{"src":"https:\/\/www.enviros.org\/wp-includes\/images\/media\/audio.png","width":48,"height":64},"thumb":{"src":"https:\/\/www.enviros.org\/wp-includes\/images\/media\/audio.png","width":48,"height":64}}]} Dr. Miller is the founder of the International Center for Clinical Excellence an international consortium of clinicians, researchers, and educators dedicated to promoting excellence in behavioural health services. Dr. Miller conducts workshops and training in the United States and abroad, helping hundreds of agencies and organizations, both public and private, to achieve superior results. His humorous and engaging...

23 Aug

Episode 13: Dr. Keith Russell on research and evaluation, advice to students and more

Keith Russell {"type":"audio","tracklist":true,"tracknumbers":true,"images":true,"artists":true,"tracks":[{"src":"https:\/\/www.enviros.org\/wp-content\/uploads\/2018\/01\/TP_Keith_Russell.mp3","type":"audio\/mpeg","title":"Keith Russell","caption":"","description":"\"Keith Russell\" from Turning Point Podcast by Jeff Couillard. Released: 2016. Track 13.","meta":{"artist":"Jeff Couillard","album":"Turning Point Podcast","year":"2016","length_formatted":"24:01"},"image":{"src":"https:\/\/www.enviros.org\/wp-includes\/images\/media\/audio.png","width":48,"height":64},"thumb":{"src":"https:\/\/www.enviros.org\/wp-includes\/images\/media\/audio.png","width":48,"height":64}}]} We recently caught up with Dr. Keith Russell at the American Psychological Association’s annual conference in Denver, CO. He was joining Dr. Lee Gillis, Dr. Dennis Kivligan and Enviros’ Jeff Couillard for a presentation on the ongoing research and evaluation projects at our Base Camp and Shunda Creek programs. Dr. Russell discusses a range of topics, including his advice for young professionals,...

23 Aug

Episode 14: Right Use of Power

This episode follows the journey of some Enviros staff as they travel to Boulder, Colorado to engage in a Right Use of Power training. Right use of power is at the very heart of ethics. We long for, and are capable of magnificence in the use of our personal and professional power. And we have all been wounded by misuses of power. The Right Use of Power approach to ethics is dynamic and engaging, and recognizes that the issues of power...

08 Aug

Episode 12: Chris Sullivan on working with “liar” kids & more

Chris Sullivan.mp3 {"type":"audio","tracklist":true,"tracknumbers":true,"images":true,"artists":true,"tracks":[{"src":"https:\/\/www.enviros.org\/wp-content\/uploads\/2016\/08\/TP_Chris_Sullivan.mp3","type":"audio\/mpeg","title":"Chris Sullivan.mp3","caption":"","description":"\"Chris Sullivan.mp3\" from Turning Point Podcast. Released: 2016.","meta":{"album":"Turning Point Podcast","year":"2016","length_formatted":"57:12"},"image":{"src":"https:\/\/www.enviros.org\/wp-includes\/images\/media\/audio.png","width":48,"height":64},"thumb":{"src":"https:\/\/www.enviros.org\/wp-includes\/images\/media\/audio.png","width":48,"height":64}}]} Awhile ago we caught up with Chris Sullivan, the supervisor of our Youth Transitions to Adulthood (YTA) program. Chris has been at Enviros for 12 years, and has a wide range of experience in several of our programs. It was a great conversation with some great take-away’s for professionals new and old alike. Unfortunately I didn’t have time to throw together some show notes for you (summer’s busy!), so...

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