NeC-ATTC Free April 24 Session: Core Competencies for Facilitating Recovery

The Northeast & Caribbean Addiction Technology Transfer Center (NeC-ATTC)

announces the following training session:

Core Competencies for Facilitating Recovery: 6hrs, 9:30am-4:30pm

Trainer: Chacku Mathai, Associate Executive Director, NYAPRS

Course Description: Behavioral health services across the country and in New York State are in an unprecedented redesign and transformation process. Driven by a confluence of systemic crises; historic new policies, financing strategies and system relationships are underway and/or being explored and recovery is now integrated as a

primary goal and organizing principle for addiction and mental health services in this new environment.

There are a number of factors involved in facilitating recovery for people with substance use and/or mental health problems. This six-hour course will offer participants the opportunity to learn about core competencies for facilitating recovery in their local communities and programs as well as identify strategies to overcome barriers to programmatic implementation of recovery-oriented practices.

This training has been reviewed and approved to satisfy initial credentialing and renewal requirements. The Training meets the requirements for initial credentialing CASAC, CPP, and CPS Section 1.

When: Wednesday, April 24, 2013 9:30am-4:30pm

Where: Albany Hilton Capitol Room 40 Lodge Street Albany, NY 12207

Cost: Free

To register for the training, click on the following link:

This free training will take place on the day prior to NYAPRS’ Annual Executive Seminar on Systems Transformation: ‘Mastering the Opportunities in Healthcare, Olmstead and Budget Reforms in New York State’

Those who register for this free ATTC Recovery Course on March 24th in Albany, will be discounted $100 on each registration at the NYAPRS member rate for the conference on April 25 and 26, 2013. Register for the conference online at the NYAPRS member rate.