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The Intersection of Prevention and Recovery: Making the Connection
September 26, 2022

The Intersection of Prevention and Recovery: Making the Connection

September 7, 2022

 

Webinar Overview and Objectives

There is frequent discussion in the field of behavioral health of the existence and problems associated with the siloing of services and its negative impact. This webinar will explore the many connections between prevention and recovery. Participants will explore opportunities for collaboration and mutual support and benefit.

By the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • List common terms used in prevention and recovery
  • Describe the intersection between prevention and recovery approaches
  • Identify specific ways in which prevention and recovery practitioners can better support one another

 

Presenter:

Sandra Del Sesto, M.Ed, CPSS

Sandra Puerini Del Sesto, M.Ed, CPSS, is a consultant and master trainer in behavioral health and strategic planning for non-profits and has worked in prevention for over 40 years. In addition, she was the founding director of the Institute for Addiction Recovery at Rhode Island College. Sandra is a member of the advisory boards of the New England Prevention Technology Transfer Center (PTTC), the National Latino PTTC, the PTTC-NCO (National Coordinating Office) and the New England School of Addiction Studies. Sandra serves as the RI delegate to and the former Prevention Committee Co-Chair of the International Certification and Reciprocity Consortium (IC&RC), which certifies professionals working in behavioral health. Sandra is a co-author of the SAMHSA's Substance Abuse Prevention Skills Training (SAPST) and its basic and advanced Ethics in Prevention courses as well as many other face-to-face and online courses in prevention.

 

 

Webinar Session Materials

Recording for The Intersection of Prevention and Recovery: Making the Connection

Slide Deck for The Intersection of Prevention and Recovery: Making the Connection (PDF)

 

Additional Resources 

Words Matter- Terms to Use and Avoid When Talking About Addiction (PDF)

Is it Time for Person-first Language in Addiction Treatment? William White and Alisha White (PDF)

Recovery Capital (PDF)

 

 

Questions?

Contact Britany Wiele ([email protected]) if you have additional questions about the content related to this webinar.