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Grant County – DBHR Peer Continuing Education Series – WRAP Refresher (3 Day)

April 24, 2018 @ 9:00 am - April 26, 2018 @ 4:30 pm

WRAP® Refresher (3-days)

The WRAP® Refresher is a interactive course co-facilitated by the Copeland Center Advanced Level Facilitators to sharpen and expand facilitation skills to further engage groups in the Wellness Recovery Action Planning.

Through attendance in this course WRAP Facilitators will:

1. Recognize expanded options on how to give effective group introductions.

2. Identify additional knowledge areas, values and ethics of WRAP.

3. Apply at least one new skill to sharpen and expand group facilitation skills.

4. Develop new and creative approaches to facilitation to accommodate participant challenges and differing group needs.

Recommended for WRAP Facilitators to enhance knowledge and skills with WRAP and to get updates on implementing WRAP as an Evidence-Based Practice (EBP).

*Attendees for this workshop must have prior completion of WRAP Seminar 2: WRAP for Facilitators, and must be a Washington State Certified Peer Counselor. Priority will be given to facilitators who completed WRAP Seminar 2 and need the refresher (every 2 years).

About the speakers:

Sharon Holmes, ALWF

Sharon G. Holmes has over 20 year of experience and education., IL.  She holds a graduate certificate in Human Resource Development from Chapman University in Orange, CA and an Associate of Arts and Sciences degree from Pierce College in Lakewood, WA.  Sharon’s worked as a Washington State Certified Peer Counselor and has managed a team to facilitate change and empower women. She is also a licensed Chemical Dependency Professional Trainee (CDPT). During her tenure as Recovery Educator; Sharon provided direct care management and instruction to clients with mental health, substance abuse, and/or co-occurring disorders. Sharon currently works with agency staff and clients, individually, and in facilitating small and large groups. Effective support for people with Co-occurring mental health and substance use challenges is a passion for Sharon, and the focus of her work.

Laurel Lemke, ALWF

Laurel Lemke, M.S., C.P.C., Director of Consumer Affairs at Western State Hospital has provided mental health, leisure, vocational rehabilitation and advocacy and education services for 35 years.  She helped introduce Patient Family Psychoeducational programs to Western State Hospital in the 1990s and currently is part of the team that plans WSH Community Conversations. Laurel honed her speaking skills through Toastmasters, she has presented at local, state and national conferences. She has offered Mental Health First Aid from a peer perspective for 10 years. WRAP has been an integral part of her recovery journey. Her favorite wellness tool is  performing as Stand Up for Mental Health Comic with David Granirer.

Laurel is honored to serve as an Advanced Level  WRAP Co-Facilitator for Holding the Hope as an Advanced Level Facilitator. Each seminar is an opportunity to build meaningful connections with our statewide community of Certified Peer Counselors.

Lunch will not be provided.

Please note, this workshop requires an Employer note for attendance. 

Seating is limited, pre-registration is required. Employed certified peer specialists will be given first priority. Please send questions to Sharon Holmes at (702) 608-8350 and/or Sharon@holdingthehope.com.

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April 24, 2018 @ 9:00 am
April 26, 2018 @ 4:30 pm
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WaHCA Office of Consumer Partnerships


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