Matthew is an associate for the California Institute for
Behavioral Health Solutions (CIBHS). He is currently working with
behavioral health centers implementing the Strengths Model.
Matthew is also a volunteer trainer for Headquarters Counseling
Center in Lawrence, KS, which answers calls to the National
Suicide Prevention Lifeline. Before joining CIBHS, Matthew worked
as a Strengths Model consultant and trainer at the University of
Kansas Center for Mental Health Research and Innovation. Matthew
also has experience using the Strengths Model as a case manager,
peer specialist, and crisis recovery specialist. As a consumer of
mental health services, Matthew has over 25 years experience
interacting with multiple aspects of the mental health system.