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Webinar: Evidence-Based Outreach and Engagement Strategies
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Webinar: Evidence-Based Outreach and Engagement Strategies

The webinar will specifically focus on evidence-based best practices, current and successful models and additional tips and techniques to expand on current outreach strategies for those involved in the criminal justice system, persons without shelter, youth, family and gender specific populations. Participants will be equipped with knowledge, models, tools and an action plan.

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When: Wednesday, April 3, 2019
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: United States
Presenter: Tonya Wheeler, CPFS, CACIII
Contact: Diane Perez
(850) 878-2196

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This webinar is designed to assist in outreach and engagement strategies to reach specific populations in the state of Florida that are affected by substance use disorder. The webinar will specifically focus on evidence-based best practices, current and successful models and additional tips and techniques to expand on current outreach strategies for those involved in the criminal justice system, persons without shelter, youth, family and gender specific populations. Participants will be equipped with knowledge, models, tools and an action plan.

Objectives:

·         Define best practices of recruitment and outreach strategies for specific populations that may be affected by Substance Use Disorder

·         Demonstrate and discuss evidence based & successful models for each population

·         Develop community or regionally based outreach and engagement plans

Who should attend?

This webinar is designed for child welfare and family court staff and stakeholders working with parents in recovery, including clinicians, clinical supervisors, program managers, prevention agencies, community coalitions and executives in substance abuse and mental health agencies, Managing Entities and DCF program staff.

Presented by:

Tonya Wheeler, CPFS, CACIII
Tonya is a founding board member of Advocates for Recovery Colorado and has been the Executive Director of the organization since 2009. She is a Certified Peer & Family Specialist and Certified Addictions Counselor - Level III in Colorado. Tonya has been in long-term recovery since 1990, and her passion for helping others has remained evident in her work in recovery, advocacy and treatment. She works diligently in her community to share the message that recovery is a positive, attainable goal and she is an example that recovery does happen! Tonya is a sought-after trainer and speaker across the United States, and is the primary trainer for Advocates for Recovery Colorado. She has completed and now trains others in topics including Recovery Oriented Systems of Care, Science of Addiction & Recovery, Peer Recovery Coaching, and Our Stories Have Power - Recovery Community Messaging. She has shared her personal recovery story with many audiences and media across Colorado and the nation.

Tonya recently received the Vernon Johnson Award for Individual Recovery Advocate, presented by Faces and Voices of Recovery. She was a past Board Member for Faces & Voices of Recovery in 2007-2014.
 
CEUs:
2 Continuing Education Units/Contact Hours are provided for this event
Florida Certification Board Approved Education Provider, #A-001
Florida Board of Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling Provider #50-676
Florida Board of Nursing Provider #50-676