CRAFT Connect: Engaging families in recovery of their loved one from substance use and or mental health disorders.
Family engagement and involvement can be a key to recovery for individuals with these conditions. Well supported scientific evidence shows that when practitioners, people in recovery and their families work collaboratively clinical outcomes and quality of life often improve. This workshop includes an overview of the importance of families in recovery, an introduction to models…Read More
Disaster Looming: Opioid overdoses and substance use disorder cases skyrocket while an antiquated addiction treatment infrastructure and a workforce in crisis create a recipe for disaster.
March 26, 2021, SACRAMENTO – Despite a growing substance use disorder (SUD) epidemic ravaging the country, the State of California has still not adopted an SUD licensure program for professionals dedicated to helping those suffering from the disease of addiction. While there has been an increase in demand for people attempting to obtain treatment, there unfortunately is a not a large enough, qualified workforce to help out. The California Consortium of Addiction Programs…Read More
Recovery Rejection: How to End Recovery Community Stigma Against MAT Clients
This workshop addresses the root causes of this division in the house of recovery. It begins with CCAPP CEO, Pete Nielsen addressing the alarming lack of knowledge that clients have about their own medication choices and options by using a unique graphic produced by the California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals and Harbage Consulting. As part of the MAT…Read More
“We Do More than Listen” – Tools for Effective Telephone Recovery Coaching
The presenters will use lecture, participant query, discussion and activities to expound on the various skills Recovery Coaches on the CARES Warm Line use to support peers, Family members and allies they connect with. We will examine the value of embracing multiple pathways to enhance the many facets of wellness, we will also define and discuss the…Read More
Grant Writing Tips and Tools – Learning the Basics
Learning Objectives Define: Factors that go into creating effective, compelling grant proposal content. How Rationale, Urgency, and Emotion all play a role. Understand: The grant process and key elements that help determine what funds to apply for and how to apply for them. Statement of Need, Program Description, and Sustainability Create: budgets for grant proposals that includes dollar figures…Read More
Creating a Healing Community: The Recovery Café Model
Originally founded in 2004 in Seattle, the Recovery Café is a healing community supporting recovery from addiction and other mental health challenges. Recovery Café communities are anchored in membership and belonging, and grounded in the truth that every human being is precious and worthy of love regardless of their earlier trauma, mental and emotional anguish, addictive…Read More
RCO Best Practices
We will review types of RCO’s, core activities, and RCO Best Practices. These best practices support RCO’s as they develop, build capacity, and support the longevity of these organizations.Read More
Grief While in Recovery
Maintaining recovery can be hard work while processing loss, whether it is the loss of a loved one, a special pet, one’s livelihood, home or life’s purpose. This session is designed to offer hope and help in navigating the grief journey while in recovery. We’ll take a look at some of the commonly held beliefs…Read More