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September 2017

MOAR Recovery Day March & Celebration LOCATION CHANGED

September 20 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Fanueil Hall, 1 Fanueil Hall Square
Boston, MA 02109 United States
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Starting 9am. Join us at 9 AM on September 20th for a rally. This is your opportunity to show the world (or at least Boston) that we do recovery to become Visible, Vocal, and Valuable! We will joined by Recovery Speakers, Legislators, and community Leaders. For lunch, every attendee will receive a $10 voucher good for meals at many of the fine restaurants in the Quincy Hall Market Place. The afternoon program will feature Artist in Recovery. Music acts, visual…

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Holyoke Training: Coming Off Psych Drugs

September 20 @ 10:00 am - September 22 @ 4:00 pm
Kittridge Center, Holyoke Community College, 303 Homestead Ave.
Holyoke, MA United States
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Day 1: Wednesday, September 20th, with Laura Delano - Personal Exploration This day is meant for people who are taking psychiatric drugs and considering reducing or coming off them. Day 2: Thursday, September 21st, with Laura Delano - Practical Considerations This day is meant for people considering or going through drug withdrawal and/or supporters and providers interested in learning how to help. Day 3: Friday, September 22nd, with Laura Delano, Sascha DuBrul, Malaika Puffer, Marty Hadge and more - Developing…

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Recovery Day in Springfield

September 22
Liberty Prep Recovery High School, 37 Alderman
Springfield, 01108 United States
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Speak Up for Prevention, Treatment, & Recovery! 10:00 AM Doors Open for Set Up 10:50 - 2:00 PM Ceremony Liberty Prep High School, 37 Alderman St, Springfield Speak Up for Prevention, Treatment, & Recovery. Resource Tables and Lunch Provided MOAR Recovery Month events

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Research Study: Career Guidance Intervention

September 22 @ 9:00 am
Free

For flyer click Flyer for Opening Doors 9.19.2017 For more information click here Description of Opening Doors Who can participate?  Individuals diagnosed with a psychiatric condition who would like to pursue a career in the future but are:  NOT working full-time or, receiving vocational services  able and willing to use computers What does it involve?  You will be asked to enroll in the study for 12 months  You have a 50/50 chance of participating in…

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Disability Awareness and Cultural Competence

September 26 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Northeast Independent Living Program, 20 Ballard Road
Lawrence, 01843 United States
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Are you prepared to provide your employees with reasonable accommodations? Do you know how to arrange ASL Interpreters for meetings if requested? Are you familiar with your local Independent Living Center & how they service the disability community? The course learning outcomes: creating awareness of culturally competent, anti-stigma language, and understanding the history and values of independent living within the disability community. RSVP Space is limited. This popular training fills up fast so register today. Sheila Hegarty, Training & Special Events…

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Mass Housing Training: Reasonable Accommodations Level 1

September 27 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Moorings at Squantum Gardens, 420 East Squantum St.
Quincy, MA United States
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$85.00

This training is for those who have very little knowledge of reasonable accommodations and fair housing for people with disabilities or for those who just need a refresher. As a basic level course on fair housing for people with both physical and mental disabilities, it will cover the application of reasonable accommodation throughout the occupancy cycle including application, occupancy, and eviction. A combination of lecture, discussion questions, basic case studies, and other interactive exercises ensure participants get the most out…

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Training: Effective Supervision

September 28 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
NonProfit Center, 89 South St.
Boston, MA 02111 United States
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$124.00

Effective Supervision: Creating a Culture of Mutual Respect (Sep) Thursday, September 28, 2017 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Presented by: Lyn Freundlich and Joanne Horgan Training Fee: $109 + $15 materials fee* (full-day, lunch is included) Workshop Description Effective supervision contributes directly to mission effectiveness for your nonprofit. It is critical to maintaining a productive staff in the face of shifting and competing priorities. Strong supervision creates a culture of mutual respect in which employees and supervisors communicate regularly and…

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October 2017

5K Flight Peer Run/Walk for Mental Health Recovery & Wellness

October 1 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
Jamaica Pond Jamaica Plain, MA United States + Google Map

Save-the-Date! The Transformation Center's 6th Annual Celebration and fundraiser at Jamaica Pond Details, flyer and registration link coming soon....  Interested in volunteering?    Come to our 5K Volunteer Kickoff & Open House Monday August 14 link to event  

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Webinar: Homelessness and Unstable Housing

October 4 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
On-line Webinar, http://www.cbhknowledge.center/training-events/2016/2/24/transition-planning-empowering-families-of-transition-age-youth + Google Map
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This webinar will provide an overview of homelessness and housing instability, its subsequent impact on service engagement and outcomes, and how behavioral health providers can incorporate housing stability assessments into standard practice. The presenters will demonstrate how to integrate some basic tools into standard assessment and care, along with ways to use them to guide treatment and enhance recovery outcomes. Participants will learn: * What constitutes being homeless and facing unstable housing circumstances * Factors that increase risk of housing…

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Developing Your Own WRAP (online)

October 4 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until October 11, 2017

$399

This online course is for anyone who wants to learn about the WRAP® (Wellness Recovery Action Plan) and begin to incorporate it into their life to improve personal wellness and achieve an improved quality of life. This workshop is designed to be highly interactive and encourage participation and sharing from all present. This workshop also lays a broad foundation for building a peer workforce. More information and link to online Application  Series of Wednesday classes: October 4, 11, 18, 25…

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Work without Limits Conference & Career Fair

October 5 @ 8:00 am - October 6 @ 4:00 pm
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One event on October 6, 2017 at 8:00am

DCU Center, 50 Forest St.
Worcester, MA 01608 United States
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October 5th full-day Conference - for agenda click here October 6th half-day Career Fair - for agenda click here Registration Please contact Michelle Nowers at Michelle.Nowers@umassmed.edu with questions.  Cost varies depending on whether registrant is consumer, provider, etc.

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