Thriving in Recovery: What it Looks Like and the Process to Get There

Course Summary
This course will take a look at recovery capital and the role that recovery capital plays in a person's long-term success. With this information, it will also focus on treating substance use disorders as the bio-psycho-social-spiritual disorders that they are in order to help someone build their recovery capital and thrive in recovery.

Course Objectives

  • Develop an understanding of what recovery is and what it looks like.
  • Develop an understanding of recovery capital and the role recovery capital plays in a person's long-term success in recovery.
  • Develop an understanding of the multi-dimensional aspects of substance use disorders.
  • Develop an understanding of the process/resources that accompany long-term recovery. 

Presenter:
Emily Jung, CEO/COO The ARCHway Institute

Emily Jung began her work in the behavioral health field at Assisted Recovery Centers of America and Queen of Peace Center, where she worked as an EPICC (Engaging Patients in Care Coordination) Recovery Coach. She is a Certified Peer Specialist through the Missouri Credentialing Board and currently serves as the chief executive officer at The ARCHway Institute in St. Louis, Missouri. ARCHway is a non-profit specializing in connecting individuals, families and communities to treatment and recovery resources, providing education to reduce the stigma associated with addiction and mental health issues and providing financial assistance to individuals seeking treatment and organizations providing treatment. 

Emily has a Bachelors degree in Education and Masters in Curriculum and Instruction from Southeast Missouri State University and Missouri Baptist University. She taught for six years and recently published a book detailing ARCHway's work bringing hope to those impacted by substance use disorders. She is the founder of two peer coalitions: MO-PROS and The National Peer Recovery Alliance. Through these organizations, Emily advocates on behalf of those in, and seeking, recovery to ensure they receive the highest quality care. She also focuses on the sustainability and development of the peer workforce. 

Emily is passionate about her work because she has experienced the impact of substance use on families. She believes all people should have access to resources that allow them to thrive in recovery and live lives they never dreamed imaginable. 

Thursday, September 30, 2021
Presentation 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM

RSVP
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1.5 Continuing Education Credits (CEU's) have been applied for through:

  • The Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board
  • The Ohio Counselor, Social Worker & Marriage and Family Therapist Board
  • The National Association of Social Workers

For more information, or to answer any questions, please contact Carrie Artman by email or by phone at 440-710-3244.

Glenbeigh provides educational events at no cost as part of our community benefit initiative. Glenbeigh is a non-profit hospital providing the highest quality healthcare to those in need of alcohol and drug addiction treatment and supports ongoing addiction recovery efforts.