Free NAADAC Webinar
February 15, 2012
This webinar will explore how people in recovery from addiction can help others by providing peer recovery support services and creating recovery-supportive environments. Many aspects of peer services will be touched upon, including how to consider peer and other recovery support services in an era of health reform and change.
As a result of participating in this webinar, you will be able to:
- understand the context for peer recovery support services;
- identify the components of peer recovery support services; and
- understand peer recovery support services in relation to health care reform.
Education is FREE to all professionals
Earn Continuing Education Credit
All applicants for CE credit are required to complete and pass this online CE Quiz after viewing the webinar. Members of NAADAC or AccuCare Subscribers receive a Certificate of Completion for 1 CE credits for free. Non-members of NAADAC or Non-subscribers of AccuCare receive 1 CE credits for $15 (make payment here). A CE certificate will be emailed to you within 21 days of submission and receiving payment, if applicable. Click here for a complete list of who accepts NAADAC Continuing Education Credit.
Tom Hill serves as Director of Programs at Faces and Voices of Recovery, a national advocacy organization representing people, families, and communities supporting long-term recovery from addiction. Tomâ€™s key roles include spearheading an effort to accredit peer recovery programs ad organizations, organizing Statewide advocacy coalitions and organizations, building capacity in grassroots recovery community organizations, and developing systems, policies, and programs to reinforce peer recovery support services. Tom has served on numerous committees and boards, including SAMHSAâ€™s ATTC National Advisory Council, Partnership for Recovery Steering Committee, and the Annapolis Coalition Steering Committee. He is a founding Board member of Faces and Voices of Recovery. Tom was a Robert Wood Johnson Fellow in the Developing Leadership in Reducing Substance Abuse initiative from 2003-2006, is a recipient of the Johnson Instituteâ€™s 2006 America Honors Recovery Award, and is a current Fellow with the Altarum Institute.
Andre L. Johnson is the Founder and President/CEO of the Detroit Recovery Project, which is a multi-service agency with a multi-million dollar annual budget agency that provides a wide spectrum of support services to the city's recovery community. Such services include: GED preparation; twelve-step support groups; housing assistance; job readiness and employment assistance; and HIV prevention, testing, and counseling services. Mr. Johnson is a trained certified recovery coach and an expert in the field of substance abuse. Mr. Johnson recently has been contracted to provide consultation on behalf of the United States President Emergency Plan Against Aids abroad to the Department of Ministry of Health, in Dar Es Salaam, Zanzibar, Tanzania, In addition, Mr. Johnson is currently a national trainer for Great Lakes Addiction Transfer Technology Center.
Who Should Attend
Addiction professionals, employee assistance professionals, social workers, mental health counselors, professional counselors, psychologists and other helping professionals that are interested in learning about addiction-related matters.
This webinar will be recorded for later viewing. Complete the registration form to receive after the live broadcast links to the free recording and the online CE Quiz.
Questions or comments about NAADAC Education? Take a look at our Webinar FAQs or email NAADAC.
This presentation is for individual use only and may not be reproduced without permission from NAADAC.