December 8, 2020 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Virtual Event
Peer Recovery Center of Excellence

This webinar will explore definitions of recovery and the 10 guiding principles, drawing on research, practice, and personal experience of recovering individuals. Participants will advance their understanding of the four major dimensions that support a life in recovery: home, health, purpose and community. Understanding the guiding principles will help advance recovery opportunities and apply these concepts for use by peers, families, funders, providers, and others.

One hour of NAADAC CEs available for each webinar

Speakers: Kristen Aja, Senior Project Coordinator, Faces & Voices of Recovery

Kristen Aja is a Senior Project Coordinator at Faces & Voices of Recovery where she works primarily on expanding and supporting recovery community organizations across the nation. As a training and technical assistance professional, she has provided instruction on a wide range of topics related to recovery community organizations and recovery support services. Kristen has been involved in peer-based recovery for over a decade. Shortly after she began her own recovery journey, she joined a community team that opened the 11th recovery community organization in the State of Vermont. In 2013 Kristen was hired at the Vermont Recovery Network and held various positions over the years supporting peer recovery support services at the 12 recovery community organizations around the state. She has extensive experience in peer recovery support services program design and implementation, training and workforce development, data collection and outcome measures, collaborations with stakeholder

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