The Intersection of Prevention and Recovery - Session 1

The Great Lakes PTTC is offering this training in collaboration with the Peer Recovery Center of Excellence and the PTTC NCO for Prevention professionals, Recovery Community Organization staff, and Recovery Support Service providersThis training is being provided in response to a need identified by Region 5 stakeholders

This is session one of  a two-part webinar series, it is designed to inform prevention and recovery community professionals about the intersection between SUD prevention and recovery approaches.

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The series will demonstrate how the prevention and recovery fields share common goals. It will also explore ways professionals can collaborate and coordinate activities to improve community health and wellness.


  • Describe the intersections between prevention and recovery approaches
  • Define common terms used in prevention and recovery
  • Apply a more holistic approach to the continuum of care
  • Develop specific ways in which prevention and recovery practitioners can better support one another



Dr. HernandezDr. Hernández is originally from Puerto Rico, is bilingual and has worked for more than three decades in the health and human service field developing, implementing, and evaluating culturally and linguistically intelligent youth and adult health prevention, intervention, treatment, and recovery support programs. He is a master trainer and facilitator and provides individualized technical assistance and support to organizations that provide substance use disorder and gambling prevention, intervention, treatment and recovery supports. Also, Dr. Hernández has over 25 years of experience in delivering addiction counseling and clinical supervision to professionals in the field.







Carol OliverCarol Oliver is a nationally recognized leader and trainer in the field of substance misuse prevention. She has expertise in evidence-based methods, stigma reduction, instructional design, and in-person and virtual learning. She specializes in developing systems to solve complex health-related problems and create effective behavioral health workforces.







Registrants who attend both sessions will receive a certificate of attendance via email within two weeks of the event.   






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Starts: Jun. 24, 2021 9:00 am
Ends: Jun. 24, 2021 11:00 am
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