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Vivian B. Brown papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 0615

Scope and Contents

The Vivian B. Brown papers consist of correspondence, reports, newsletters, clippings, brochures, and pamphlets, 1961-2012, created and collected by Dr. Brown. The papers document Dr. Brown's work in designing, implementing, and evaluating community-based, integrated services for individuals with co-occurring conditions, e.g., mental health, substance abuse, and trauma.

Dates

  • 1961-2012

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE. Advance notice required for access.

Conditions Governing Use

The use of archival materials for on-site research does not constitute permission from the California Social Welfare Archives to publish them. Copyright has not been assigned to the California Social Welfare Archives, and the researcher is instructed to obtain permission from the copyright holder to quote from or publish manuscripts in the CSWA's collections.

Biographical note

Dr. Vivian Brown's career has focused on designing, implementing, and evaluating community-based, integrated services for individuals with co-occurring conditions, e.g., mental health, substance abuse, and trauma. She is the founder and former CEO of PROTOTYPES, a non-profit agency. Dr. Brown has more than 40 years of experience developing innovative, community-based services, including community health centers; community health programs; substance abuse treatment services; mental health and specialized co-occurring disorders treatment; trauma-informed and trauma-specific services; domestic violence prevention and intervention services; HIV/AIDS outreach, prevention and treatment services; and services for incarcerated women and recently released men, women and youth.

Extent

1 linear foot. (1 box)

Language of Materials

English

Overview

The Vivian B. Brown papers consist of correspondence, reports, newsletters, clippings, brochures, and pamphlets, 1961-2012, created and collected by Dr. Brown. The papers document Dr. Brown's work in designing, implementing, and evaluating community-based, integrated services for individuals with co-occurring conditions, e.g., mental health, substance abuse, and trauma. Dr. Brown is the founder and former CEO of PROTOTYPES, a non-profit agency. She has more than 40 years of experience developing innovative, community-based services, including community health centers; community health programs; substance abuse treatment services; mental health and specialized co-occurring disorders treatment; trauma-informed and trauma-specific services; domestic violence prevention and intervention services; HIV/AIDS outreach, prevention and treatment services; and services for incarcerated women and recently released men, women and youth.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of the California Social Welfare Archives, July 26, 2018.

Processing Information

The collection is unprocessed.
Title
Finding aid for the Vivian B. Brown papers
Status
Unprocessed
Author
Sue Luftschein
Date
2018 October
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the USC Libraries Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Doheny Memorial Library 206
3550 Trousdale Parkway
Los Angeles California 90089-0189 United States