Open House Recovery Month BBQ
Friday, September 26, 2014 from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM (PDT)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Vertex is an Outpatient Program providing services to those individuals afflicted with the maladies of substance abuse and alcoholism. Come join us as we celebrate Recovery Month. This is an excellent opportunity to meet the staff, learn about our services and enjoy an afternoon of good food, entertainment and networking. You will meet other providers from the community and exchange information, so please don't forget your business cards and agency brochures. We would love to link services with agencies dedicated to the enrichment of our community and the people we serve.
When & Where
Connie Pacheco is a Latina, born in Puerto Rico reared in the heart of the Bronx. Connie came into the field of substance abuse in 1987 shortly after successfully completing a 3 year rigorous residential treatment episode. She became a Certified Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC) in the State of New York in 1994 and is a recognized Internationally Certified Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counselor. Connie holds a Bachelors of Science with a concentration in Human Services from Empire State College. She is currently pursuing a PHD at Yeshiva University in Social Work with a concentration in Community Development. She is a Certified Addiction Recovery Coach and an approved OASAS provider for the Recovery Coach Training. She obtained a Family Development Leadership Credential in 2010 through Cornell University.
Connie has been an instructor with The Resource Training Center for over 15 years; teaching CASAC courses. She is a certified Women Safety Instructor under Englewood Tiger Schulman’s Mixed Martial Arts School for the past 14 years.
Connie worked in some of the most prestigious programs in NYC in the capacity of Program Director. She brings a multitude of experience, creativity and commitment. Throughout her tenure in the field, Connie Pacheco has developed a specialization in servicing diverse populations including chemically dependent adults and adolescents, families co involved with the Child Welfare system and victims of Domestic Violence.
Connie launched Recoveries R US, LLC in 2013 as a means to provide services to professionals to enhance their careers. She provides an array of services that include the following workshops: Recovery Coaching, Women’s Safety, Wellness & Nutritional Management, Anger Management, and Bullying Prevention.