- AIM is Denver’s only hospital-based violence intervention program (HVIP) that uses best practices from the National Network of Hospital-based Violence Intervention Programs (NNHVIP), trauma-informed care and a public health approach that utilizes data and research to interrupt the cycle of violence among Denver’s at-risk youth and young adults.
- Intervention and Trauma Support: Provided resources and support to over 200 youth and their during hospital stay and after discharge.
- Case Management and Mentoring: Connected over 241 youth and family to services including medical, mental health and substance. Also provided educational support, job training, opportunities to Denver Health Diversity Pipeline Programs.
- Promote Transformational Health & Healing: Conducted 57 trainings to promote “La Cultura Cura” a process of transformational health and healing to Denver Health and the community by providing Trauma informed Care Trainings and Healing Circles. These trainings are culturally rooted and touch the base of the youth that are impacted.
FACES for the Future
- FACES for the Future is a high school pipeline program based on the successful program out of Oakland, California. It is designed to specifically serve underrepresented youth who may be challenged with academic achievement or have significant social stressors. FACES is a 2-year longitudinal program for high school students in their junior and senior years, for which students receive academic credit. A unique aspect of FACES is that it encompasses not only work-based experiential learning, but also provides educational enrichment.
- 2017-2018 FACES program had 12 students complete the year program at Manual High School and will continue to the second year of programming.
- Internship Opportunities for 2017-2018:
- Pediatric Emergency Department
- Internal Medicine
- Social Work
- Child Life Specialists
- Hospital Administration
- Oral Maxillofacial Surgery
- Obstetrics and Gynecology
- Clinical Genetics
- Webb Clinic Pediatrics
- Medical Interpreters