2023 RAD Fellowship Program Product - Exploring Root Causes of Substance Misuse through Social Stories

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EXPLORING ROOT CAUSES OF SUBSTANCE MISUSE THROUGH SOCIAL STORIES

 

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This resource consists of a work of research on the trauma of underrepresentation experienced by Black communities and the ripple effects it has on Black children. This social story title ‘I Feel’ can be used in a variety of settings and tackles the topic of emotions while also confronting the difficulties that emerge from living with a parent who is beginning their path to recovery.

 

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Tamar Dalcé Coles, M.Ed 

Tamar Dalcé Coles HeadshotTamar Dalcé Coles, M.Ed serves as The Incredible Years Program Grant Coordinator for the South and Kent County Regional Coalitions, a Division of Coastline EAP. She graduated from Curry College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology with an emphasis on Health. In May 2023, Tamar will obtain a Masters Degree in Educational Leadership from Cambridge College. She has over a decade of experience working with various communities of socioeconomic backgrounds. Tamar believes everyone deserves an equitable chance in life, regardless of their demographic. Her passion has always been to implement educational tools to support youth and their families and eliminate the possibility of substance use.

 

 

 

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