by Sean Roche 2K Lives Impacted Samoa
LLU SBH Samoa: Global PracticeJuly 2019The SBH 2019 Samoa Global Practice Trip is scheduled to occur from July 19-29. This trip is an extension ...
LLU SBH Samoa: Global Practice
The SBH 2019 Samoa Global Practice Trip is scheduled to occur from July 19-29. This trip is an extension of the work done by the LLU International Behavioral Health Trauma Team under the direction of Dean, Dr. Buckles. The focus of this trip is to provide behavioral health training and services for agencies and organizations in Samoa.
Students who register for this trip are required to attend preparatory training in the Community Resiliency Model (CRM). The CRM preparatory training will occur in late June. There is no cost to students completing the CRM preparatory training.The cost of the trip is $2300.00 (includes airfare, lodging, food, and pre-planned excursions). Scholarship will be provided by SBH to bring the personal (out of pocket) cost down to $1300.00.
Description of trip goals and activities:
The promotion research informed community resiliency skills grounded in the Aiga (the values and heritage of the Samoan family);
The promotion and further inclusion of behavioral health in integrated and coordinated health care systems; and
The promotion of behavioral health training and services within Samoan agencies and organizations.