Schedule of Topics

Curriculum

2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month | 12:00 pm-1:00 pm

 

Module I

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Unique Challenges of Peer

January 2021 – March 2021

01/12/2021
Healthy Boundaries and Ethics
Ed Johnson, LPC, LAC, MAC, CCS

01/26/2021
Self-Care: Evolution of your own recovery
Audrey Colin, CPSS

02/09/2021
Partnerships and Resources
Kristian Edwards

02/23/2021
Successful Peer Supervision
Dave Pruett, CPSS, NCPRSS, MHA

03/09/2021
Substance Use Related Deaths: Working with Grief
Taanya Mannain, MSW

03/23/2021
Hot topic: Fentanyl
Michael Capata, M.D.

 

 

Module II

Pathways of Recovery

April 2021 – July 2021

04/13/2021
Introspective Coaching: Examining Pathway Biases Multiple Pathways to Recovery (Alternative)
Mike Malone, CPSS, NCPRSS

04/27/2021
Multiple Pathways to Recovery (Traditional and Alternative)
Michael Crouch, CPSS, NCPRSS

05/11/2021
Mindfulness Relapse Prevention
Kathryn Bottonari, Ph.D.

05/25/2021
SMART Recovery
TBD

06/08/2021
Part 1: Medications for Opioid Use Disorders
Karen Hartwell, MD

06/22/2021
Part II: Medications for Other Substance Use Disorders
Karen Hartwell, M.D.

07/13/2021
Working with Families
Rich Jones, CEO FAVOR

 

 

Module III

Special Topics of Interest

July 2021 – September 2021

07/27/2021
Harm Reduction
Nicole Criss, CPSS, NCPRSS

08/10/2021
Assertive Engagement Strategies
Tricia Lawdahl, CPSS, NCPRSS

08/24/2021
Co-occurring Mental Disorders
Karen Hartwell, M.D.

09/14/2021
Suicide Prevention
Jennifer Wray, Ph.D. & Anthony J. Hedges

09/28/2021
Managing Confrontation with Motivational Interviewing Style
Sarah Gainey, MSW, LISW-CP/S

10/12/2021
Assertive Community Engagement
Tricia Lawdahl, NCPRSS, NBC-HWC, BSN

 

 

Module IV

Resources

10/28/21
Discussing Kratom
Karen Hartwell, MD

11/9/21
Supervision Strategies & Getting the Most Out of Supervision
Ed Johnson, LPC, LAC, MAC, CCS

11/23/21
Documentation and/or Electronic Recovery Records
Robert Ashford, PhD, MSW
Co-Founder/CEO of RecoveryLink & Director of Unity RCO

12/14/21
Peer Specific Code of Ethics & Implications for Ethical Violations
Brock Sansbury, Deputy Director of Courage Center

12/28/21
Facilitating Online Mutual Support Groups
TBD

Module V

Back to Basics

01/11/22
Social Security/Disability
Dawn Troublefield, MSW & Hope Boyce, MSW

01/25/22
Mental Health Services
Deborah Blalock, MEd, LPCS, CPM

02/08/22
Vocational Rehabilitation both for work & SUD inpatient
TBD

02/22/22
HIPPA and mandatory reporting
TBD

03/08/22
Involuntary Commitment
Billy Beck, MD

03/22/22
Ambulatory Detox
Marc Burrows, ADC-p, CPRS, BSW

Module VI

Building a Supportive Community for Recovery

04/12/22
Working with Law Enforcement
TBD

04/26/22
Building a Healthy Culture in an Organization
TBD

05/10/22
Addressing Stigma
TBD

05/24/22
Family Recovery Coaching and Family Recovery Support Groups
TBD

06/14/22
Peer Support in the Hospital Systems – SBIRT & ACE RTT
Patrick Harmon, PRSS

06/28/22
RCO & County Agency (301 Partnerships)
TBD