‘Understanding Addiction & Supporting Recovery’

A webinar Tuesday, Aug. 27, for clergy and other congregational leaders will address strategies and tools for understanding addiction and supporting recovery.

The two-hour webinar is offered by the Clergy Education & Training Project of the National Assn. for Children of Alcoholics and the American Assn. of Pastoral Counselors, with support from the Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).

Featured topics are:

  • "Establishing an Effective Congregational Response: Faith Partners in Action," and
  • ”Core Competencies for Addressing Alcohol & Drug Dependence && the Impact on Family Members."

Presenters will be:

  • Drew Brooks, executive director of Faith Partners, a non-profit organization providing leadership, administration, and training for a congregational addiction team ministry model, will present on establishing an effective congregational response.
  • Fred Smith, PhD, pastor of Wayside United Methodsit Church in Vallejo, Calif., will discuss core competencies for addressing alcohol and drug dependence. He is Urban Ministry and Faith & Health Adviser to Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington, D.C;
  • Sis Wenger, president and CEO of the National Assn. for Children of Alcoholics, a national membership and international affiliate organization whose mission is to eliminate the adverse impact of alcohol and drug use on children and families.

Understanding Addiction & Support Recovery webinar will be Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2-4 p.m. ET.

Space is limited. Reserve your webinar seat now at Understanding Addiction & Supporting Recovery.

After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the Webinar.

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