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Educational Training

Providing Educational trainings in the area of family involvement, advocacy efforts, the power of the family voice and the MOMSTELL organizational structure provides opportunities to extend our outreach and visibility.

Current Trainings: 

  • Introduction to MOMSTELL
  • Family Involvement :Connecting the Dots, Linking the Resources
  • Effective Approaches to Relationship Building that Foster Collaboration
  • An Advocate: Who Me?
  • Family Involvement in Child-Serving Systems and the Need for Cross-Systems Collaboration 
  • The Pastoral Recovery Education Program (PREP) program is designed to provide education, resources and opportunities for faith leaders and other interested community members to interact with those impacted by substance abuse/mental health.  PREP creates a community-based network that  brings hope and healing to families and individuals who are in bondage from addiction and/or mental health concerns. 
  • MOMSTELL Created the first “Pennsylvania Parent Advisory Council for Substance Abuse” to address family and community access to alcohol and drug abuse and addiction treatment. MOMSTELL developed the strategic framework and implemented the council.  This council began through legislative efforts to require the Department of Health to create this council.
Previous Trainings Done:
  • Effective Approaches to Relationship Building that Foster Collaboration for SAMHSA Grantees
  • Reclaiming Futures Webinar  "Family Involvement: A Collaborative Partnership Going Forward"
  • Advocacy Workshops for the Commonwealth Prevention Alliance
  • State Efforts Enhancing Treatment Systems for Adolescents with Substance Use/Co-occurring Disorders: A System of Care for Children’s Mental Health Expanding the Research Base
  • Tennessee Conference on Social Welfare- Family Involvement
  • Commonwealth Prevention and Alliance: Leading the Challenge
  • The Power of the Family Voice- Arizona
  • The Pennsylvania Certification Board- Advocacy Presentation
  • Community Providers Association -“About MOMSTELL” presentation
  • Statewide NAMI conference: Grass Roots Advocacy Presentation at Mental Illness/ Substance Abuse Conference: Advocacy Presentation
  • Pennsylvania Recovery Organization and Alliance Statewide Transitions Conference
  • Commonwealth Prevention Alliance: Education and Advocacy for Substance Abuse and Mental Illness Family and Professional Collaboration
  • Empowerment for Change advocacy workshop
  • Pennsylvania Recovery Organization and Alliance Statewide Conferences-Heroin Education  workshop
  • The Pennsylvania Department of  Health's  Statewide Opiate Conference-Advocacy training
  • The Need for Family Involvement for  Youth with Substance Use Disorders for CSAT