PROGRAM

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Day 1
Mar 01 2017

Welcome

Lori Criss, The Ohio Council of Behavioral Health & Family Services Providers

Plenary: Expecting Recovery: Recovery Messaging

How we talk about recovery matters! This session reviews multiple pathways of recovery language and personal messaging practices from the Faces and Voices of Recovery and the National Council for...
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George S. Braucht, LPC, Brauchtworks Consulting (& NARR Board)
10:45 am-11:15 am

Break

Breakout Session #1: Fostering a Positive Recovery Atmosphere for Dual Diagnosis

This session offers a comprehensive overview of program development to best support the recovery for dual diagnosed residents. This would include: self- medication model, incorporate policy and procedures that foster...
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Breakout Session #2: Update on State & Federal Policies and Initiatives

Government policies play a vital role in recovery housing. This panel will explore a variety of ways that state and federal government are working to plan for and support the...
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Lori Criss, The Ohio Council of Behavioral Health & Family Services Providers

Breakout Session #3: Panel Discussion – Recovery Housing: Ongoing Management Challenges & Successes

This session will provide a forum for participants to hear how recovery housing operators who are meeting the national quality standards are putting research into practice. Learn from practical examples...
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12:30 pm-1:45 pm

Lunch

Breakout Session #4: Ethical Decision Making Using the NARR and ORH Codes of Ethics

Ethical sensitivity and service effectiveness are inseparable. Recovery-oriented systems of care, including recovery residences, are again facing challenges similar to those that led to the demise of the field’s credibility...
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Beth Sanders, LCSW, LCAS, MAC, CCS, Hope Homes
George S. Braucht, LPC, Brauchtworks Consulting (& NARR Board)

Breakout Session #5: Recovery Housing and Supporting the Individual

This session will discuss the importance of creating a recovery housing environment that facilitates hope, empowerment, respect and safety.

Breakout Session #6: Ohio Tenant-Landlord Law

This session will focus on Ohio’s tenant landlord law and its application to recovery housing. Ask questions about resident agreements, house rules, termination processes and learn strategies to help your...
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3:00 pm-3:15 pm

Break

Building Community and Shaping the Future

In facilitated small groups, conference participants will discuss their experiences with developing and operating recovery housing.  We’ll explore the challenges and opportunities experienced at the local, state, and federal levels. ...
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5:00 pm

Close

Recovery Support Meetings

We welcome you to connect with others in recovery at these open AA/NA and SMART recovery meetings which will be held at the hotel.
Day 2
Mar 02 2017

Plenary: What Happened? What Staff and Volunteers Need to Know About Trauma

It is fairly safe to assume that many (if not “most”) of our residents have experienced some form of trauma in their lifetimes. That trauma (including childhood trauma) can be...
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Ron Luce, BA, MA, PhD, Director, The John W. Clem Recovery House
10:45 am-11:15 am

Break

Plenary: Program Proposal Writing

In this session, Mr. Wilkos will break down the technical aspects of proposal writing to support skill development of participants in program planning. Those in attendance will learn from a...
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Michael Wilkos, Director of Community Research, The Columbus Foundation
12:15 pm-1:15 pm

Lunch

Breakout Session #7: Developing Good Neighborhood Relationships

The successes of recovery housing programs can be profoundly influenced by the communities where they are located. This session will discuss how support from the community is vital in planning...
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Breakout Session #9: Supporting the Development of Recovery Capital in Housing

Learn how Focus on Friends, a peer-led recovery center, measures a resident’s barriers and strengths to support their recovery. Using an assessment tool from the World Health Organization, Focus on...
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2:45 pm-3:00 pm

Break

BREAKOUT SESSION #10: RECOVERY HOUSING ON CAMPUS: SUPPORTING YOUNG PEOPLE IN RECOVERY AND EXTENDING THE CONTINUUM OF CARE THROUGH SOBER DORM

Learn about collegiate recovery programs and how the support they provide, including sober living environments on many campuses, extend the continuum of care for individuals with substance use disorders and...
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BREAKOUT SESSION #11: OHIO RECOVERY HOUSING: RESIDENT OUTCOMES

Ohio Recovery Housing launched a web-based outcomes collection instrument in March of 2016. Participating associates ask residents to enter data into the system at three time intervals: at move-in, six...
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Gretchen Hammond, PhD, MSW, LSW, LCDCIII, TTS

Breakout Session #12: The Social Model of Recovery: Philosophy and Application

Participants in this session will be given the basics of Social Model of Recovery and will participate in a discussion about how the Social Model might affect the ways we...
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Ron Luce, BA, MA, PhD, Director, The John W. Clem Recovery House

BREAKOUT SESSION #13: FIRE SAFETY AND PREVENTION TIPS IN RECOVERY HOUSING

Fire is a leading cause of loss for recovery residences. Keeping your property and your residents safe is paramount. We will review common causes of fire, risk management tips, proper...
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Rich Willetts, CPCU, ARM, Addiction Treatment and Recovery Residence Insurance Program Director, NSM Insurance Group

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