The TPAS Collaborative 2013 is an opportunity for Alumni, Recovery Support and Continuing Care addiction professionals to meet and share exemplary practices that support long term, sustained recovery.
Scientists at the Alcohol Research Group hope to create a tool to measure recovery
Learn about best practices in Alumni Services.
Author Erica Shely describes how a balanced program that includes both center-driven and peer driven activities is a worthwhile endeavor.
Kristen Black from La Hacienda Treatment Center describes how she uses social media to stay in touch with Alumni. She also poses questions to ask your organization before you begin.
Here is the way La Hacienda approaches social media as well as questions to ask your organization before you begin.
Show your Alumni just how great recovery can be.
As Alumni Coordinator at Creative Care in Malibu, Kim Murphy has seen alumni struggle with the idea that because it’s been years since they’ve been to treatment or started recovery or therapy, they shouldn’t have the “negative feelings” that they do. Many professionals can likely relate.
I just finished reading “Linking Addiction Treatment and Communities of Recovery: A Primer For Addiction Counselors and Recovery Coaches” (by William White, MA and Ernest Kurtz, PhD).
This blog post is from Tania Lewis, Alumni Coordinator at Crossroads Centre, Antigua. Many thanks to Tania, a colleague who is a member of TPAS, Treatment Professionals in Alumni Services.
Before I started working at CeDAR, I was a business owner (a wholesale gourmet food business) and wrote a blog for that business. Although I no