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Disaster Mental Health Responder Certification Training at the DC Department of Behavioral Health

 The District of Columbia’s Department of Behavioral Health conducted a free two-day training entitled Disaster Mental Health Responder Certification Training which this author attended on October 21st and 28th, 2013.  Although open to the general public, the majority of attendees were Department of Mental Health employees who needed to earn continuing education credits. Although this […]


Advocacy (Western Region)

Event Type: Educational Event What: What is the “A” and the “a”? This training is designed to help peer recovery specialist who related to individuals as an advocate become skilled in various forms of advocacy. Through utilizing a person-centered approach and coaching strategies, participants will develop strategies to demonstrate the meaning of power, influence and […]


MENTORING & EDUCATION WORKSHOP (Eastern Shore)

Event Type: Educational Event What: Peer Recovery Specialists are valuable resources for other persons in recovery and demonstrate how to achieve and maintain wellness. This training is designed to help peer recovery specialist who are interested in mentoring and education utilize life experience, positive relationships and self-care to increase the capacity for sustainable recovery. When: […]


What’s New Update 2013- Dr. Henry Fraimow

TB and HIV Co-Infection Update: Global Becomes Local Dr. Henry Fraimow, an infectious disease specialist and associate professor of medicine at University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, spoke to a group of health care professionals on 11 April 2013 in Baltimore, MD.  Dr. Fraimow discussed TB and HIV […]

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What’s New Update STI, HIV, TB, Hepatitis, Family Planning and Addiction

What’s New Update STI, HIV, TB, Hepatitis, Family Planning and Addiction  Event Type: Educational Event What: This conference will focus on the integration efforts that support a collaborative healthcare approach. Current medical updates in services for STDs, HIV, TB, hepatitis, family planning and addictions will be discussed. When: 11/20/2013;  9:45 AM To 3:30 PM Where: […]


“Introduction to Mental Illness” Training at the D.C. Department of Mental Health

On September 20, 2013, the District of Columbia’s Department of Mental Health conducted a free three-hour training seminar titled “Introduction to Mental Illness” which this author attended.  Although open to the general public, most of those in attendance dealt in some professional capacity with individuals with mental illness, but still felt the need to become better […]


SUPERVISING PEER RECOVERY SPECIALIST (Eastern Region)

SUPERVISING PEER RECOVERY SPECIALIST (Eastern Region) Event Type: Educational Event What: This one-day training is directed to individuals who are responsible for supervising peer recovery specialist (PRS). The training will assist the supervisors in identifying and directing the skills, knowledge and abilities of their PRS staff as well as supporting them in their roles. When: […]


SUPERVISING PEER RECOVERY SPECIALIST (Western Region)

  SUPERVISING PEER RECOVERY SPECIALIST (Western Region) Event Type: Educational Event What: This one-day training is directed to individuals who are responsible for supervising peer recovery specialist (PRS). The training will assist the supervisors in identifying and directing the skills, knowledge and abilities of their PRS staff as well as supporting them in their roles. […]


Treatment for Drug Offenders — How to Make It Work!

Treatment for Drug Offenders — How to Make It Work! Event Type: Educational Event What: This free program will have three phases to this training. This opportunity will enhance and sustain your skills in working with offenders who are drug involved. The program includes two full days of face-to-face training followed by six monthly 90 […]