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Spring Grove Hospital Center

Rice Auditorium

55 Wade Ave

Catonsville, MD 21228

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Dear Colleagues,

Please join the Maryland Department of Health's Behavioral Health Administration and the University of Maryland Training Center in celebrating the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's (SAMHSA) National Recovery Month on Friday, September 7, 2018 with registration from 9:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. with the program beginning at 9:30 a.m. and concluding at 3:30 p.m. Our annual Recovery Month kick-off event, Join the Voices of Recovery: Invest in Health, Home, Purpose and Community , will take place at Rice Auditorium on Spring Grove Hospital Campus, 55 Wade Ave. Catonsville, MD, 21228.

A brief look at the agenda:

Registration with Continental Breakfast

Welcoming Remarks and reading of Governor's Proclamation, Brendan Welsh,CPRS, Director, Office of Consumers Affairs, Behavioral Health Administration

Updates from Brandee Izquierdo MPA,CPRS, RPS, President, Maryland Addiction and Behavioral-health Professionals Certification Board (MABPCB) , Director of Advocacy and Outreach, Faces and Voices of Recovery, Washington, DC

We have invited Gayle Danley, who is an International Slam Poetry Champion and most recently received the Maryland Library Association Author Award for Poetry 2018, to join us in our celebration of recovery month. In December of 2017, Ms. Danley was invited by the Washington Ethical Society to perform her original poetry with all the trimmings: anguish, ectasy, soul and above all realness, at their Hope Anyways event. Her poetry speaks to the realities of life but also of the triumphs that also occur in recovery and life.

Lunch- Box lunches and light refreshment will be provided..

After lunch, there will be two 1.25 hour Workshops. The first Workshop will be provided by the Maryland Coalition of Families, focuses on 3 of the major themes of our recovery celebration: home, family and purpose. The second workshop will take a look at Harm Reduction and how this pathway assists in supporting individuals and communities in the recovery process.

The Recovery Day Celebration will conclude at 3:30 p.m. with the completion of evaluations and the awarding of certificates.

This training is approved by MABPCB, Maryland Addictions and Behavioral-health Professionals Certification Board, which is the peer credentialing board in Maryland. This training will provide 4.5 CEUs in the following domains: 1.5 in Wellness/Recovery, 1.25 in Advocacy, 1.75 in Mentoring and Education. Inorder to receive a certificate a participant must attend all hours of the event. No partial credit hours will be given.


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Rice Auditorium

55 Wade Ave

Catonsville, MD 21228

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