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Serving Those Who Serve: Essential Competencies for the Peer Recovery Support Specialist

Friday, December 13, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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One event on Monday, December 16, 2019 at 9:00 am

Completely FREE and Open to the Public!

A 2 day Training with Veteran Amy B. Otzel, M.A., M.S., LPC

Amy B. Otzel is a Licensed Professional Counselor, Retired U.S. Army CTARNG Behavioral Health Sergeant, Iraq War combat theater Veteran, former Readjustment Counseling Therapist with the U.S. Department of Veterans’ Affairs, and past CT State Military Support Program Clinician.

This workshop intends to further inform the Peer & Recovery Support Specialist’s Military/Veteran perspective and skills repertoire empowering them to harness their lived experience and strengths in a culturally compatible way.

Following the Military Member’s contribution of selfless service and sacrifice to our collective needs for freedom and safety, attention to their health and healing is imperative. As this population increasingly seeks support within community settings, it is the Peer & Recovery Support Specialist’s call to action to assure operative responsiveness by way of reducing barriers, promoting accessibility to services, and mobilizing resources.

Receive 10 Educational Hour Credits!

Friday, December 13th (9AM-3PM)
Monday, December 16th (9AM-3PM)
Advocacy Unlimited, 114 West Main Street, New Britain, CT 06051

RSVP with Jennifer Henry
Phone: 860.505.7581 ext. 201

For more information contact: Maggie Taylor
Phone: 860.706.4768



Friday, December 13, 2019
9:00 am - 3:00 pm