People experiencing substance use, mental health issues, trauma, or housing instability often face obstacles to receiving equitable, quality care. We know how to minimize these obstacles to support lasting change for people who are marginalized. Many of our staff have lived experience that informs and enriches our work.
Our team brings deep expertise in assessing and meeting the needs of marginalized people across the lifespan–from the earliest developmental years to transition-age youth and adulthood. Drawing from a diverse pool of subject matter experts, trainers, technical assistance specialists, clinicians, researchers, and evaluators, C4 Innovations provides training, technical assistance, consultation, and evaluation services in the following areas.
C4 Innovations centers people in everything we do, and we work with our clients to do the same. We prioritize the specific needs, concerns, and strengths of individuals to improve care and lives. We can support your organization to strengthen your approach to:
Experiences of trauma are especially common among marginalized populations and can affect physical and mental health. Health, behavioral health, and other human service programs can improve care by understanding, recognizing, and responding to the effects of trauma. C4 Innovations can help you improve your understanding of:
- Knowledge of trauma
- Neuroscience of trauma
- Service design and delivery
- Trauma-informed care
- Implementation of best practices
- Organizational assessment
- Trauma-informed policies and procedures
A stable home promotes health and well-being for individuals, families, children, and youth. When people become homeless, housing is essential, but often insufficient to secure long-term stability. Services matter. For many, having a stable home remains out of reach. C4 Innovations helps programs and communities respond to homelessness and housing instability by:
Many people experience mental health and substance use challenges. People can and do recover — and recovery is possible for everyone. C4 Innovations advances recovery-oriented services and supports nationally. Our expertise can improve your practice and capacity in:
Learn more about our training and technical assistance and consulting services.