Training Video Library
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Handling Concerns from Neighbors and Residents: the House of Hope story: Watch Richard Mason, COO of House of Hope in Columbus, Ohio and learn about House of Hope and their strategies to prevent concerns from neighbors and other community members, and how any concerns from neighbors can be appropriately handled, as well as identify strategies that can be used to prevent concerns from residents, and more.
Respecting Resident Privacy in Recovery Housing: Effective Resident Confidentiality Policies and Communicable Disease Policies: Learn from Danielle Gray, Executive Director of Ohio Recovery Housing about resident agreements and how they can be used as tools to support a positive recovery environment, describe paid work agreements policies and how these policies can be used to support a recovery environment that respects the individual rights of residents, as well as identify strategies for developing paid work agreement policies that meet nationally recognized standards for quality, and more.
Developing House Codes of Conduct and Resident Rights Statements: Watch Danielle Gray Executive Director of Ohio Recovery Housing describe how recovery-oriented language can be implemented in written policies, procedures and forms, the differences between treatment-oriented language and housing oriented language, best practices for integrating social model-oriented language into policies and procedures, how to develop an understanding of critical recovery housing policies, and more.
Understanding Landlord Tenant Law: Learn from Joe Maskovyak, Affordable and Fair Housing Coordinator Coalition on Homelessness and Housing in Ohio on how to develop understanding of Ohio Landlord Tenant and Ohio Eviction Law, an understanding of how these laws apply to recovery housing, and understand the legal obligations that recovery housing operators have as landlords, and more.
Preventing and Addressing Recurrence of Symptoms as a Community: Watch Erin Helms Executive Director The Woodrow Project Learning on how to develop an understanding of relapse, identify strategies for discussing relapse with residents and using recovery plans and relapse prevention plans to assist residents in preventing release, as well as identify strategies for addressing relapse if it were to occur including how to develop Individual relapse plans, strategies for addressing relapse with both the individual resident and other residents, and more.
Preparing for Emergencies in Recovery Homes: Effective Emergency Response Plans, Disaster Planning, and Medication Policies: Learn from Danielle Gray Executive Director of Ohio Recovery Housing about the importance of emergency response plans and how they support a healthy and safe environment, develop skills for the creation of emergency response plans, as well as medication policies and how they can be used to ensure a healthy and safe environment, and more.
The Social Model of Recovery Across the Levels of Support: Watch Reba McCray, CEO of ARC Recovery Services to develop a working knowledge of the social model of recovery, of the Levels of Support as defined by the National Alliance of Recovery Residences, and why the social model of recovery is key to quality recovery housing and strategies for implementing the social model of recovery across different levels and in different settings including, identify strategies for implementing the social model of recovery across different building types, and more.
Walking with Residents Through Conflict: Learn from Alan Muia, Executive Director of New Earth Recovery on how trust and conflict are related, reflect on the progression of conflict from simple misunderstanding to polarization, how natural conflict styles impact relationships with others, how to be assertive in conflict situations avoiding unhealthy aggression, passivity, and passive/aggression, as well as describe strategies for assisting residents as they work through conflicts, and more.
Basic Mediation Skills for Recovery Residence Staff and Peer Leaders: Learn from Alan Muia, Co-founder and Executive Director of New Earth Recovery and Briana Yocum, Accreditation Coordinator, Assistant of Professional Development, Washington Alliance for Quality Recovery Residences about strategies to resolve conflicts in a recovery home, and more.
It is strongly recommend that you watch the “Walking with Residents Through Conflict” training before attending.
Benefits of Recovery Housing for Parolees: the Truly Reaching You story: Join Perry Clark, President of Truly Reaching You, Inc. as he discusses how recovery housing can help with obstacles individuals on parole face when attempting to reintegrate into the community. Learn how a relationship-based reentry recovery house serving men who have “done their time” and are ready to return to family and community by providing a healthy support system and invaluable employment training for those willing to surrender old lifestyles to gain self-respect and a renewed outlook on life.
Benefits of Recovery Housing for Parolees: the Welcome Home Sis story: Join Angela Regan, Executive Director of Welcome Home SIS, as she discusses how recovery housing can help with obstacles individuals on parole face when attempting to reintegrate into the community. Discovery key elements to success of a recovery home that caters to women who have been impacted by the criminal justice system in providing a safe space and stable living environment that initiates, promotes, and nurtures the healing process, and more.
Gambling and Its Intersection with SUD: Join Megan Poliquin, Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor and a Licensed Independent Chemical Dependency Counselor with GAMB and Kelly Garza, BA, Licensed Social Worker, Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor III with GAMB discussion on gambling and addiction to understand the definition of gambling addiction and its intersection with substance use disorder, how sports betting intersects with gambling addiction, and the potential best practices that recovery housing operators can use to support residents, and more.
Ensuring Resident Empowerment and Leadership in Recovery Housing: Watch Jon Robinson Executive Director of Cathy's House and learn how resident empowerment is a critical element of the social model of recovery, as well as examples of how recovery homes can support residents and introduce them to multiple tools and resources to support recovery, identify strategies on how to encourage residents to support one another in their recovery and for developing residents as leaders in the recovery home environment and in the wider recovery community, and more.
Understanding Impact Evaluations in Recovery Housing:
Join Dr. William Evans is the co-founder of the Wilson Sheehan Lab for Economic Opportunities (LEO) at the University of Notre Dame to understand what is Impact Evaluation, how these evaluations have assisted in growing social programs and changed policies, and the potential impact of evaluations for recovery housing, and more.