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Hume Highlights
Community News from The Hume Center
June, 2013
In This Email
New Program Announcement:
The Hume Center is Excited to Announce the opening of our Community Support Program!


In the coming weeks, our Community Support Program (CSP) will start providing services as a Full Service Partnership with Contra Costa County. CSP will provide intensive and comprehensive community-based psychosocial rehabilitation services for adults with chronic and severe

psychiatric disabilities residing in East and Central Contra Costa County.


The program will operate as a continuous treatment service to provide evidence-based

treatments and recovery-oriented services to assist

individuals to:

* Prevent repeat hospitalizations

* Transition from institutionalization

* Attain and/or maintain medication compliance

* Improve both community tenure and quality of life

* Attain and/or maintain housing stability

* Attain self-sufficiency through vocational and

educational support


To learn more about this program, please email Department Manager Chris Celio at


Program Spotlight:
How Well Do You Know our Behavioral Consulting Services Department?


Behavioral health consultation is a problem-solving and strength-building intervention implemented within a collaborative relationship between a professional consultant with behavioral health expertise and one or more individuals with other areas of expertise. Such individuals may include parents, special education teachers, group home administrators, case managers, social workers, or day program staff.


To learn more about this department, please call Grace Ho at our Concord Clinic at 925.825.1793 or...


Click here to view this program's webpage.


Click here to view this program's brochure.


What is Hume Highlights?
We send this out 4 to 6 times a year and include stories about events, updates, local jobs and internships, mental health resources, news from the profession of psychology, and free workshops and networking events.
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The Hume Center is a licensed non-profit Community Mental Health Center providing a comprehensive continuum of multicultural and multilingual behavioral health care services since 1993. Thank you for partnering with us to help prevent and reduce psychological suffering. More information is available on our website at


If you would like to find out more about The Hume Center or meet with one of our program heads, please email Department Manager Chris Celio, PsyD at to help set up a meeting.
Invitations from The Hume Center
Join Team Hume on June 22! Walk or Run to Support The Hume Center!

The countdown to Sevathon 2014 has begun. Join the marathon of seva (service) by running or walking for the Hume Center to Create Awareness about Mental Health and Reduce Stigma. Sevathon brings together 75 non-profit organizations this year. Besides being a 5K, 10K, and Half-Marathon event, it is a family event with a hot breakfast, a cultural program, and activities for the whole family. Fun activities for kids include tattoo, henna, and games to name a few.


Click here to read more about this event.


To register for Sevathon 2014, please click here.

Thank You to those who made today's Golf Tournament a Great Success!
Every year, the Greater Bay 7-Eleven Franchise Owners Association hosts a Golf Tournament to benefit The Hume Center. We have over 80 players playing today at Hiddenbrooke Golf Club in Vallejo representing over 20 companies. Will you join us next year? Email if you want to be invited to sponsor, play in, or plan next year's Golf Tournament. We would especially like to thank our Platinum Sponsors: Pepsi, Barbot Insurance Services, McLane Pacific, and Wonder Ice Cream!
News from The Hume Center
The Hume Center Logo Want to Work or Train at The Hume Center?
We currently have several jobs posted and expect to post several more in the near future. Email to be notified immediately by email whenever we post a job opening.

Please click here to view the Employment page of our website to view our job postings. We have the following jobs posted currently:
~Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, Spanish Speaking
~Mental Health Clinician, Spanish Speaking, Master or Doctoral Level
  (We have Mental Health Clinician openings in our Fremont 
  Office, in our School Based Program, and new Community 
  Support Program)
~Administrative Assistant, Spanish Speaking

Please click here to view the Training page of our website to view our training openings. We have opportunities available for Post-Docs and MFTI's in our Contra Costa Outpatient/Partial Hospitalization Program.

Raman Passes the CPSE 2012
Dr. Raman Kular and her Staff were Honored for the Innovative South Asian Community Health Promotion Services Program!
Click here to read about the award given to Raman Kular, Preet Sabharwal, and Nina Bajwa after they presented about this program.
Click here to read about our South Asian Community Health Promotion Services Program.
The Hume Center will be Hosting a Community Living Room Conversation about Assisted Outpatient Treatment.
The planning group for the innovative Community Living Room Conversation (CLRC) movement in Contra Costa has chosen The Hume Center's Concord office to host this important conversation at. We are proud to be a part of the ongoing conversations in our county as Contra Costa works to determine if this law should be implemented in this county. 
Click here for more information about CLRC.
The Profession of Psychology
Affordable Care Act Information for Providers
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid put out
this booklet on the Affordable Care Act for Providers.  
Click here to view the information.
Check Out This New Book:
Where the Bear Met The Lion: Afghanistan 1978-1992, by Khalil Rahmany, PhD
Help spread the word about our servicesClick here to visit our website to download our brochures!