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SAMSHA's Program to Achieve Wellness

Thursday, July 20, 2017   (0 Comments)
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The Program to Achieve Wellness (PAW) facilitates and promotes the implementation of wellness best practices for people with mental or substance use disorders.  Check out the program below!

 Register Today for Enhancing Personal Capacity for Wellness! Beginning 7/24





July 19, 2017


Register Today!

Join us on July 24 for from 12pm – 1pm ET for

Enhancing Personal Capacity for Wellness | An Overview



As a peer support provider, how can you improve services for individuals with mental and/or substance abuse disorders? Join SAMHSA’s Program to Achieve Wellness on Monday, July 24 from 12pm to 1pm ET for Enhancing Personal Capacity for Wellness: An Overview, to get answers to this question and more. This is the first webinar of a four-part series.

Attendees will develop an understanding of the importance of lived experiences and relationship-based roles of peers. Participants will strengthen self-awareness and self-care to sustain empathy and connection. Additionally, the audience will be better equipped to understand peer support through a culturally-responsive and trauma-informed lens. Resources used to develop this webinar series will be available for attendees as a download during the session.

The following speakers will provide insight, tools, and real-life experience to help peer support providers and peer support supervisors enhance their overall wellness:

  • Johanna Bergan, Executive Director, Youth M.O.V.E. National
  • Cathy Cave, Co-Director, SAMHSA’s Program to Achieve Wellness
  • Beth Mangiaracina, Statewide Trainer, Mental Health Empowerment Project
  • Tiara Springer-Love, Youth Advocate Coordinator, Families on the Move
  • Peggy Swarbrick, Ph.D., Senior Consultant, SAMHSA’s Program to Achieve Wellness

Webinar Schedule

  • Monday, July 24 | 12pm - 1pm ET
    Wellness in Peer Support - An Overview
    Register Today!
  • Monday, July 31 | 12pm - 1pm ET
    Wellness in Peer Support
    Register Today!
  • Monday, August 7 | 12pm - 1pm ET
    Building an Organizational Culture of Wellness

    Register Today!
  • Monday, August 14 | 12pm - 1pm ET
    Incorporating Reflective Practice
    Register Today!




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