webinars

2014 Series

(each is 90 minutes)

A BRAIN DISEASE: TREATMENT MODALITIES AND SUPPORTS

First Session - February 25, 2014 Addiction: Spirit-Based Healing for a Biological Condition (Johnny W. Allen) Medication Assisted Treatment and Treatment Modalities (Thomas J. Fuchs, M.Ed.)  

UNDERSTANDING RECOVERY AND THE FAITH COMMUNITY

Second Session - March 25, 2014 Understanding Recovery and The Faith Community (Wilma Townsend, M.S.W.) What Exactly is "Recovery?" (Susan M. Broderick, J.D.)  

RECOVERY MONTH, A YEAR-LONG RESOURCE FOR FAITH COMMUNITIES

Third Session - April 29, 2014 Recovery Month (Abraham Ruiz) The Faith Community During Recovery Month (James Crowley, M.A.)

RESILIENCE IN RECOVERY: BOUNCING BACK FROM FAMILY TRAUMA

Fourth Session - June 3, 2014 Bouncing Back from Family Trauma (Tian Dayton, Ph.D.) Congregational Strategies for Facilitating Healing and Bouncing Back (Sis Wenger)  

PREVENTING SUBSTANCE ABUSE: THE ROLE OF AN EMPOWERED COMMUNITY

Fifth Session - June 17, 2014 Preventing Substance Abuse: the Role of an Empowered Community (Iris E. Smith, Ph.D., M.P.H.) Missed Opportunities for the Faith Community in Reaching Youth (Dr. Peter Hayden)  

2013 Series

(each is 2 hours)

MINISTRY WITH PERSONS WITH MENTAL ILLNESS OR SUBSTANCE USE DISORDERS AND THEIR FAMILIES AND CARING CONGREGATIONS

Session 1 – Tuesday, June 11, 2013 Ministry with Persons with Mental Illness or Substance Use Disorders and Their Families (Rev. Robert H. Albers, Ph.D.) Caring Congregations, Community Collaboration (Rev. Craig Rennebohm, M.Div, DMin.)  

THE RESILIENT WOMAN CHALLENGED

Session 2 – Tuesday, June 25, 2013 The Resilient Woman Challenged: Engaging Women Affected by Trauma and Addiction (Patricia O'Gorman, Ph.D.) Spirituality, Family Addiction and Trauma: Important Lessons from Native American Culture (Don Coyhis)  

LIFE IN RECOVERY

Session 3 – Thursday, August 8, 2013 Life in Recovery (Pat Taylor - Faces and Voices of Recovery) Mutual Aid Recovery Support Programs (Greg Williams - Producer of Anonymous People) Recovery Community Organizations (Honesty Liller - McShinn Foundation) Family Recovery (Nan Reynolds, L.M.S.W., R.N.) Recovery Month (Abraham Ruiz)  

ESTABLISHING AN EFFECTIVE CONGREGRATIONAL RESPONSE: FAITH PARTNERS IN ACTION

Session 4 - Tuesday, September 27, 2013 Establishing an Effective Congregational Response: Faith Partners in Action (Drew Brooks) Knowledge and Skills for Staff and Lay Leaders: Core Competencies for Addressing Alcohol and Drug Dependence and their Impact on Family Members (Rev. Fred D. Smith, Ph.D.)  

IN CONGREGATION – CHILDREN AND FAMILIES FIRST

Session 5 – Wednesday, September 11, 2013 In the Congregation – Children and Families First (Jerry Moe, M.A.) Adult Children of Alcoholic Parents (ACOAs): Impact on Marriage, Parenting and Trust (Tian Dayton, Ph.D.)  

ADDICTION AND THE FAMILY: A MULTI-DIMENSIONAL SEMINARY CURRICULUM

Session 6 - Wednesday, September 18, 2013 ADDICTION AND THE FAMILY: A Multi-Denominational Seminary Curriculum (Rev. Robert H. Albers, Ph.D.) Using the On-line Version of the Curriculum and Other Educational Tools (Sebastian Mahfood, Ph.D.)