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      July 18, 2019

      Thursday   8:30 AM

      923 Dameron Ave NW
      Knoxville, Tennessee

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      Knoxville-Supporting and Coaching Families Dealing with Substance Use Disorders

      Supporting and Coaching Families Dealing with Substance Use Disorder Presented by: Richard L. "Rich" Jones Course Description:   This presentation focuses on the importance of family recovery, principles of family recovery, emerging issues related to family recovery, and the use of a “coaching model” in supporting family recovery. We will highlight the implementation of an innovative and highly successful family program at Faces and Voices of Recovery (FAVOR) in Greenville, South Carolina. The FAVOR program has been profiled nationally and was one of four programs testifying to congressional staffers in November on the opioid epidemic. Over the last 5 years FAVOR Greenville has engaged more than 8,000 participants in our family programs. We will describe our coaching model and family training protocols and the various ways our family recovery coaches work with those in need. We will explore ways these principles can be applied to various settings and outside organizations. Objectives:   By the end of the training participants will be able to:  Context-Impact of Addiction Numbers Individuals Impact on Family (stress, physical/mental health impact) Number of family impacted        II         Family Recovery Coaching Overview Rationale/primacy of family support History of peer support in general/family coaching Goals of family recovery coaching 5 Point Plan for Family Recovery        III       Family Recovery Program Model Favor Greenville Model/Overview Group “Cornerstone” Individual Coaching Family to family support      IV       Coaching skills versus “therapy” The “experience” factor PRIMARY ROLE: FAMILY ADVOCATE: Who has the family’s best interest in mind? Body Brokers “Rehab” hysteria Financial implications Planning for the long term Negotiations Motivational Interviewing with family members Identifying stage of family recovery i)                    THE “FLOW CHART”        V:       Intervening vs. “Interventions” What is an “intervention”? Different intervention models: resources and referrals What is intervening? When to do intervention vs when to intervene                                                                                   i.      Severity                                                                                 ii.      History                                                                               iii.      Readiness of family                                                                               iv.      Willingness of individual                                                                                 v.      Resources Family meetings (including the addicted individual)                                                                                   i.      Expectations: How long does it take to get “movement” toward recovery?                                                                                 ii.      How many “family meetings?                                                                               iii.      Who is involved?                                                                               iv.      Structure                                                                                 v.      Action Plan/Next Steps Strategies to nudge the addicted individual toward treatment   Role Play/Practice        VI:       SCALING FAMILY RECOVERY Meeting the needs the use of technology to scale family recovery Outcomes to date           VII:     Ongoing Supervision; Continuing Education and Consultation   Technical assistance on program implementation Weekly supervision: video conferencing Monthly face to face Quarterly face to face Bi-annual Annual About the Presenter: Richard “Rich” Jones is a person in long term recovery since 2001 and is an experienced healthcare and non-profit executive. Richard has experience in developing clinical programs, human resource management, systems restructuring and all aspects of financial management. He has worked across multiple domains including mental health, substance use disorders, co-occurring disorders, & intellectual disabilities. He has over 17 year’s management experience and has provided leadership and administration to start up non-profit organizations and program rebuilds nationally and regionally. Rich is currently the CEO/COO of Faces And Voices Of Recovery (FAVOR) Greenville. FAVOR Greenville is an exceptionally innovative and unique program that aggressively attacks the problem of addiction and other behavioral health issues. FAVOR Greenville is focused on fundamentally changing the way that recovery support is provided. Rich has been able to guide FAVOR Greenville from a start-up idea/concept to the premier provider of recovery support services nationwide. FAVOR Greenville has served over 30,000 individuals and over 8,000 families in the past 5 years. Service delivery includes 20 plus locations in Greenville county and expansion satellites in Anderson and Spartanburg County. In 2017 FAVOR Greenville was named a national model program by the federal government (SAMHSA) and again in 2018 by the federal Department of Justice.   He earned his Master of Arts in Sociology with a concentration in Addiction Studies from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, a Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Healthcare Management from University of Scranton and holds several certifications including Certified Addiction Counselor, Certified Clinical Supervisor, Certified Co-Occurring Disorder Professional, DOT Certified Substance Abuse Professional, Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist, Certified Employee Assistance Professional, Certified ARISE Interventionist and Certified EMDR Trauma Therapist. Please check out his blog at and his organization FAVOR Greenville at   Training FAQ: Q - How do I get my certificate?A - ONLY names entered into eventbrite will have a certificate ready upon completion. Q - How many Contact Hours will I get?A - 6.0contact hours Q - Who has approved this training?A - NAADAC , TDMHSAS and this is not approved for  CPRS  Q - Is lunch Provided?A - Yes, it's included in the price of the training Q - What should I bring?A - Bring identification,a sweater, a shawl, a throw,a blanket or a jacket Q - Are there handouts available?A -  They will be given out during the training.  Q - Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?A  - It is helpful for check-in, but we can check you in without it. NAADAC Accreditation: This course has been approved by TAADAS, as a NAADAC approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #91749,TAADAS, is responsible for all aspects of their programming. NAADAC Counselor Skill Groups Targeted: Clinical Intake and Screening, Clinical Assessment, Counseling Services, Case management, Treatment plan, Discharge, Continuing Care and Professional Development    Refunds Refunds will be issued through Eventbrite to anyone requesting a refund prior to the training. Anyone requesting a refund after the training will be issued a credit to be used for another training.

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