Jun 2nd, 2021 by Scope of Practice
AMRAP: A common Crossfit acronym that stands for "As Many Reps A Possible", but with the social connection and support, the sense of belonging, the shared goals of the community it could be argued that it can mean something different to the SUD recovery community: "A Modern Recovery Assisting Pathway."
Join us for a lively discussion with Dr. Meg Patterson from the Texas A&M Health and Kinesiology department as she talks about what she has uncovered about the healing power of the Crossfit community.
May 19th, 2021 by Scope of Practice
We discuss the overall need and importance for advanced training on the graduate level for substance use disorder clinical providers, with Western Connecticut State University Psychology Professor Dr. Shane Murphy. He also shares with us some of his work and leadership as a sports psychologist with both the American Psychological Association and the US Olympic Committee
May 5th, 2021 by Scope of Practice
The conversation that no one wants to have, but we must have. We speak with protection and active shooter expert Michael Clarke, Founder of The Safer Solution in Los Angeles about preparing for the unthinkable.
Apr 21st, 2021 by Scope of Practice
A discussion with Tim Walsh, Founder of Adventure Recovery in northwest Connecticut, talks about how adventure based programming with specially trained peers is a great way to develop an additional trail in building recovery supports and capital.
Apr 7th, 2021 by Scope of Practice
Join us as Kathy Moser, founder of Music For Recovery, sits down and discusses how songwriting can help develop recovery skills and provides practical examples of her work. We feature some of Kathy's work and the compelling stories of the group process as each song is created by those individuals in recovery.
Mar 24th, 2021 by Scope of Practice
We talk with Kathy Moser, founder of Music for Recovery in New Jersey, who talks about how music helps instill a sense of group cohesion and hope for those in recovery from a substance use disorder.
Mar 10th, 2021 by Scope of Practice
Thanks to the generous sponsorship of Mountainside Treatment Center, we speak with Tom Baier, MHS, a behavioral health consultant, CARF reviewer, and Drexel University professor with over 30 years experience as a clinician, clinical supervisor and administrator. He joins us to discuss one of his areas of expertise, and most misunderstood topics in the SUD/COD treatment industry, countertransference.
Feb 24th, 2021 by Scope of Practice
A discussion on the issues with the criminal justice system in America and the work of Dream Corps Justice to make meaningful change. Our guest, Louis Reed, spent 14 years in federal prison and now works as Director of Organizing Partnerships for Dream Corps Justice, founded by journalist Van Jones (formerly of CNN).
Feb 10th, 2021 by Scope of Practice
We discuss the recently published research article "Financial Capability in Addiction Research and Clinical Practice" with the authors, Dr. Hinckley Jones-Sanpei (University of Denver) and Richard Nance (Utah Valley University), and about its practical application for clinical and non-clinical providers.
Jan 27th, 2021 by Scope of Practice
Dr. Greg Boris of High Watch Recovery Center in Kent, Connecticut discusses his organization's protocols to maintain the therapeutic environment while protecting against the spread of COVID-19. You can read the associated Quinnipiac University study at https://www.mdpi.com/2227-9032/9/1/88/htm
Their success in keeping everyone safe is amazing!