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Webinar Addresses Effective Connections to Community Treatment
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Join this free webinar, Creating a Strong Foundation for Effective Connections to Community Substance Abuse Treatment, hosted by the National Reentry Resource Center, in partnership with Treatment Alternatives for Safe Communities and the Addiction Technology Transfer Center Network.  This webinar will be the first in a series of five webinars entitled: Best Practices for Engaging and Retaining Formerly Incarcerated Individuals in Community Substance Abuse Treatment.  These webinars will provide “best practices for engaging and retaining clients in community substance abuse treatment, including effective transition planning and case management and effective strategies to link to community treatment and to partner with probation and parole”.

Part I: Creating a Strong Foundation for Effective Connections to Community Substance Abuse Treatment

This webinar will discuss how jurisdictions can create strong foundations for effective connections to community treatment through a comprehensive reentry process. The webinar will also address the important role that family involvement and support can play in a recovering persons transition from incarceration to the community.

Phillip Barbour, Master Trainer, Center for Health and Justice at Treatment Alternatives for Safe Communities

Kati Guerra, Policy Analyst, Council of State Governments Justice Center

Date:  Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Time:  2:00-3:30 p.m. ET

Register here

For additional resources from NIC – Reentry and Substance Abuse Treatment

Posted Thu, Apr 25 2013 8:14 AM by Susan Powell


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