Learning Tools

Welcome to our collection of learning resources. We invite you to explore our list of articles, websites, videos, and books!  


Networks & Systems 

Channeling Change: Making Collective Impact Work - Stanford Social Innovation Review

The Dawn of System Leadership - Stanford Social Innovation Review

Society for Organizational Learning

Interaction Institute for Social Change 

The Fifth Discipline: The Art & Practice of the Learning Organization - Peter Senge 

Networks that Work - Paul Vandeventer & Myrna Mandell 


Neighborhood Networks 

Community: The Structure of Belonging - Peter Block

Trauma Informed Community Buidling - A Model for Strengthening Community in Trauma Affected Neighborhoods

Our Neighborhoods - Elijah Miles at TedxBaltimore 

Anyone Can Change the World - Jody Williams, Nobel Peace Prize Winner, Short Video (Community Toolbox)

Creating an Atmosphere Where Everyone Participates


Shared Decision Making

Declaration of Interdependence (Let it Ripple: Mobile Films for Global Change Series)

Grace in Disagreement - Dr. Brene Brown's 10 Guidelines for Engaged Feedback

Maine Wabanaki Reach - First Light Upstander Project


Family Centered Practice 

The Power of Empathy  - Dr. Brene Brown

How Child Welfare Agencies can Benefit from Investing in Multidisciplinary Parent Representation - CSSP

Rise Magazine - Stories by Parents Facing the Child Welfare System

Leveraging Diversity and Building Power - Interaction Institute for Social Change 

Strengthening Families: The Protective Factors Framework - CSSP

SAMHSA's 10 Fundamental Components of Recovery

SAMHSA's Principles of a Trauma Informed Approach: Quick Guide for Clinicians 

How Childhood Trauma Affects Health Across a Lifetime - Dr. Nadine Burke Harris

Charity Detox: What Charity Would Look Like If We Cared About Results - Robert Lupton 


Substance Use Disorder & Recovery

Is Your Loved One Suffering from Substance Use? - Resources & Tips (Biddeford area)

York County Provider Resource Packet - SUD & Recovery 

Local Supports and Resources for Family Members and Friends of those with an SUD

SAMHSA's Guiding Principles of Recovery 

SAMHSA's 8 Dimensions of Wellness

SAMHSA's Medication Assisted Treatment Handout

CPPC Substance Use Disorder Support Sheet

Language, Substance Use Disorder, and Policy: The Need to Reach Consensus on an Addictionary - The National Council 



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