August 24, 2021 | Virtual
Join other tribal stakeholders for this four-session community of practice on implementing a comprehensive substance abuse intervention program including peer recovery support services (PRSS). Engage in a peer exchange with other tribal practitioners who are working on implementing PRSS. Discuss program implementation successes and strategies to overcome common barriers to implementation. Review best practices in integrating culture in substance abuse programs.
**Training has been approved by US DOJ. Request Participation deadline is August 6. Interested tribal stakeholders can submit a request to participate through this registration link. When you request, you are requesting to participate in all four sessions as listed below.** **Scheduled Dates:** All four sessions run from 12:00pm - 2:00pm Central Time (1:00pm-3:00pm Eastern) **August 24, 2021: The Fundamentals of Peer Practice:** This session will focus on the core dimensions of recovery, the role of the peer recovery specialist, and the scope of work for the recovery specialist. **September 14, 2021: Recovery Oriented Philosophy and Best Practices:** This session will focus on what recovery means to your tribe and tribal stakeholders, best practices for successful program implementation, overcoming challenges, multidisciplinary collaboration, community buy-in, and key considerations. **October 19, 2021: Integrating Peer Practitioners into Your Program:** This session will focus on one-to-one support including training and supervision for peer practitioners, organizational readiness, and cross-training of other tribal agencies and stakeholders on the program. **November 16, 2021: Building a Comprehensive Peer Recovery Support System:** This session will focus on moving from individual practice to a peer recovery support system program, including planning for program success and identifying key program drivers such as funding and collecting program outcomes.
The community of practice sessions are intended for those who have been working on program implementation and development and would like the opportunity to discuss this topic with others towards the goal of improving service delivery. Each session will include 1-2 tribal practitioners who will share their experiences related to a specific topic related to PRSS.
* Community Corrections Officer * Law Enforcement * Law Enforcement Support * Social Workers * Tribes/Tribal Partners