Multidisplinary Teams

Multidisplinary Teams

PDF of Multidisplinary Teams from the December 11, 2014 Conference

“The Business Case for Community Health Workers: Employers & the Affordable Care Act”
Presented by: Mary Scully and Theanvy Kuoch

Mary Scully, APRN

Mary Scully is an Advance Practice Registered Nurse and the clinical director of Khmer Health Advocates torture treatment program. She holds a Master’s Degree from Goddard College in Cross-cultural Mental Health. She did an internship in cross cultural mental health at the Gallup Indian Health Center where she worked as community health worker. She also worked in a refugee camp in Thailand in a supporting role where she trained and consulted with community health workers. She is a co-founder of Khmer Health Advocates and a founding member of the National Consortium of Torture Treatment Programs. She is the clinical director of the KHA torture treatment program which is a behavioral health home for victims of torture. In this capacity she directed the development of cross cultural multidisciplinary teams that have delivered care to more than 1500 survivors over a 10,000 square mile service. She also directed the development of a telemedicine program that includes the use of videoconferencing and a bi-lingual electronic medical record and care management system.

Theanvy Kuoch

Theanvy Kuoch is a survivor of the Cambodian holocaust and the founder of Khmer Health Advocates, the national Cambodian American health organization for survivors and their families. She has served as the Executive Director since 1982. She holds a Master’s degree in Cross cultural Family Therapy and is part of the clinical team for the torture treatment program. Theanvy worked as a Community Health Worker in several refugee camps in Thailand and Indonesia and uses that experience for training Community Health Workers in the Khmer Health Advocates cross cultural multidisciplinary teams.

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