Discuss an overview of peer recovery support services (PRSS) as part of a comprehensive program to address substance abuse within tribal communities. Explore specific models of PRSS implementation within tribal communities. Identify benefits of PRSS as well as common challenges and barriers. Examine important considerations related to building comprehensive intervention strategies to respond to alcohol and substance abuse issues in tribal communities including PRSS.
Previous webinars have laid the foundation regarding the impact of addiction on the brain, understanding mental health symptoms, and what tribal service providers and criminal justice professionals can do to support tribal members’ journeys out of addiction. Join this session for a facilitated discussion and open forum with subject matter experts who will answer your practical questions regarding working with individuals presenting with co-occurring disorder diagnoses (comorbidity).
Join the Bureau of Justice Assistance’s Comprehensive Opioid, Stimulant, and Substance Abuse Program for their webinar “Peer Integration into Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) and Other Jail-based Treatment Programs” on Wednesday, June 23, 2021 at 1:00–2:30 p.m. ET. Presenters will discuss how to successfully implement peer-based treatment programs to address opioid and other substance misuse.
Join the National Association of Drug Court Professionals (NADCP) for their conference RISE 21 on Sunday, August 15–18, 2021.
Join the Bureau of Justice Assistance’s Comprehensive Opioid, Stimulant, and Substance Abuse Program (COSSAP) Resource Center for their “FY 2021 COSSAP Site-Based Solicitation Webinar” on Tuesday, May 18, 2021 at 2:00–3:00 p.m. ET. This webinar will capture information about the FY 2021 Comprehensive Opioid, Stimulant, and Substance Abuse Site-based Program funding opportunity and application process for those who are interested in applying.
Join the Bureau of Justice Assistance and the National Drug Court Institute for Briefings, a training curriculum designed by law enforcement for law enforcement, including in-person training, virtual lunch-and-learns, and publications. This training provides law enforcement officers with some of the key tools to build an agency-wide understanding of treatment courts and diversion programs, develop standard engagement protocols, and improve jurisdictions' public safety outcomes.
Join the Bureau of Justice Assistance Comprehensive Opioid, Stimulant, and Substance Abuse Program (COSSAP) for their webinar "A Path to Recovery—The Story of a Peer Support Specialist" on Thursday, April 22, 2021 at 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. ET. This webinar will feature a peer support specialist who will share her experiences with addiction, overdose, and path to recovery. The meeting host will also discuss addiction as it relates to the brain, as well as substance use disorder as a disease rather than a choice.