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Co-Occurring Disorders Training for Peer Counselors
June 16, 2016 @ 8:30 am - June 17, 2016 @ 4:30 pm
This workshop is interactive and provides useful tools for Peer Counselors working with people who experience co-occurring disorders. It will define co-occurring disorders, introduce study results and cover the SAMHSA perspective, Stages of Change, and Relapse Prevention. Peer counselors will learn how to work with people who experience co-occurring disorders. Attendees are expected to be in attendance both days to receive a certificate of completion.
Please note, workshop sessions run from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm both days.
About the Trainer
Beth Handewith Gould is a Life Coach, Professional Trainer and dynamic Public Speaker. As owner of Greater Vision Life Coaching, her personal growth workshops and individual coaching sessions are known for life-changing results. Beth has over 20 years of corporate supervisory and management experience. She earned a BA with honors from the University of Pittsburgh.
Beth also works as a trainer of Peer Counselors for the State of Washington, and serves on the board of directors for Consumer Voices are Born (CVAB), and for the Skagit County PACT Team. In addition, she is working on the steering committee for the Northwest Peer Recovery Action Network. Beth is grateful that her own battle with mental illness has had such a profound effect on her life and has dedicated herself to helping people open to the greatest vision for their lives. She lives in Mount Vernon WA with her husband; enjoys three adult children and is managed by a brown dog, an orange cat and a lovely lady llamas.