NEW: Motivational Interviewing for Recovery Coaches, Recovery Support Workers and Peer Support Workers & TOT – This is a new and exciting MI Basics training delves into Motivational Interviewing at the Recovery Coach level. This training can be tailored to address almost any audience. It is designed as a six hour Motivational Interviewing Basics training, however, it can be tailored to meet your needs. The fundamental principle of Motivational Interviewing involves a couple simple techniques that ought to be thought of as effective means of communication for society in general. Basic MI techniques can be used by school teachers, guidance counselors, sales people of any type, family members, and on and on.
I’m pleased to announce a new modification on Motivational Interviewing for Recovery Coaches training to Motivational Interviewing for family members – Communication 101.
I am truly tickled to offer you a Motivational Interviewing Basics Trainer of Trainers (TOT) Program.
If you would like me to train you in this MI training so you can deliver it in your communities please reach out to me at GingerRoss23@gmail.com or 603.918.6510.
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Also note The Dry Dock @ 781 Union Ave, Laconia, will be open 55 hours starting Friday at 5 through Sunday at midnight Saturday will be a DJ from Boston from 8 to 11:30. Sunday a local guy from 8 through midnight. Other activities include pool table, foose ball, food, dancing, and fellowship 55 hours meetings. Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/drydock603/
I’m so honored to work with the people I work with, and this group from Malden is helping people find recovery through the drug courts and without any recovery center of funding. This group of people are all volunteering their time, weekly, to help others. Team MOA, you are a role model for what humanity is. Thank you!
Please read this Heartfelt letter from John Burns, Director of SOS Recovery Centers; http://mailchi.mp/d158cc68f25c/dec-2017-sos-recovery-community-organization-newsletter-362855
Put this on the top of your Christmas Wish List!
How awesome would it be to have a self-care day packaged and ready to go at your fingertips? Here’s your chance! Join Liz Seaman at the beautiful, sprawling Hallelujah Farm nestled in the small country town of Chester- field, NH for a day of yoga, meditation, acupuncture and fellowship. The day will also include reflective journaling, other bonding activities and a wholesome lunch.
Total cost is $70 with a $30 deposit required to hold your space on or before January 4th. Checks can be sent to Cornerstone Yoga – 815 Court St. Keene, NH 03431 – Register HERE
About the Instructor:
Liz Seaman has been leading restorative retreats for 10 years, both locally, in the Southwest, Maine and Costa Rica. She brings her warmth and humor to her teaching and excels at meeting people where they are. She is a long time yoga teacher and massage therapist. She currently works as a CRSW in the Monadnock area, as well as co-owns Cornerstone Center for Wellness in Keene, NH with her husband.
If you’re interested in taking a Motivational Interviewing training, here’s one you can take in the privacy of your own home, and probably return to it if you have questions (I don’t know this – just surmising); https://www.eventbrite.com/e/4-week-online-course-applications-of-motivational-interviewing-in-behavioral-health-treatment-tickets-39226787377
If you take it, please share your feedback with me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Here’s a great article from SAMSHA on Core Competencies for Peer Support Workers; https://www.samhsa.gov/brss-tacs/core-competencies-peer-workers
This training is traveling around to many Recovery Centers in NH:
June 23rd, White Horse Addiction Center; http://www.whitehorseac.com/
June 28th, Safe Harbor Recovery Center – Portsmouth; https://www.facebook.com/search/top/?q=safe%20harbor%20recovery%20center
June 29th, North Country Serenity Center; http://northcountryserenitycenter.org/
July 7th, GTFRC, Tilton; https://www.facebook.com/GTAFRC/
July 14th, Keene Serenity Center; https://www.facebook.com/Keene-Serenity-Center-245713058968823/
About this event
Bernadette Gleeson, trainer
This training will include a deep look at:
- Our beliefs about what addiction and recovery are, as to make sure that our beliefs do not cause any unintended barriers to the people we serve
- The role of a Recovery Coach (research/legitimacy on peer support and TRS)
- Quick history of Recovery Movement/RCO’s/RCC’s (where does it all fit)
- Numbers and research on recovery
- True deep look at multiple pathways
- ROSC, Recovery Capital, Recovery Management
- Coaches role in building Recovery Capital
Goals of Training
- Build on foundational knowledge that was learned in RCA.
- Provide contextual and historical knowledge to where and how RCO’s/RCC’s fit in the movement, as well as the research/foundational legitimacy around peer support.
- Hone current acquired skills, and add new skills and tools to amplify and elevate the
RC’s/volunteers experiential expertise.
- Shift the way that we think about, feel about, interact with, and deliver services to people with SUDs and people in recovery.
- Learn historical context and knowledge as it relates to the Recovery Movement and where/how RCO’s/RCC’s fit within the movement.
- Differentiate between the role of a RC and all other service providers.
- Demonstrate an understanding of multiple pathways to/in/of recovery.
- Describe how/where RCO’s/RCC’s fit into Recovery-Oriented Systems of Care, what their role is in Recovery Management, and how to help recoverees build internal and external Recovery Capital.
- Demonstrate an understanding of the existing research on recovery.
- Define addiction and recovery in a way that the general public can understand – making sure that their language aligns with the possibility and probability of recovery with the right opportunities.
- Learn how to share their story from a place of light, and one that highlights how the general public can be an opportunity for people with SUDs to be alive in recovery.
- Practice repertoire of skills learned through completion of “journey work” at the end of each training – to be returned and evaluated by direct supervisor.