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(Re)STORE in Harrisonburg October 2019
October 7 - October 10
The (Re)STORE program uses Peer Recovery Specialists to facilitate trauma-informed training and recovery support for crime or trauma survivors anywhere in Virginia. MHAV is known for its mental health recovery and empowerment trainings, provided throughout Virginia and funded by the Virginia Department of Behavioral Health for over 15 years. (Re)STORE adapts MHAV’s current recovery programming to help fill the gap in community mental health recovery services for adults who have been affected by crime or are in recovery from trauma. The goal is to facilitate ongoing recovery by using a strengths-based approach to empower individuals toward self-advocacy.
Referrals are encouraged from Victim Witness Programs, Domestic and Sexual Assault Crisis Centers, local Community Services Boards, advocates and service providers throughout Virginia. Participants must complete an application process and provide references at least 30 days in advance of a training.
Format: This retreat-style program includes lodging, meals, course materials and tuition. Participants are expected to arrange their own transportation to the program.
Topics include: Intro to trauma, trauma and the brain, grief and loss, self advocacy, mindfulness…