Connecticut Recovery Project

Training and Technical Assistance is Available

In Collaboration With

Connecticut Department of Children and Families
National Recovery Institute

About the National Recovery Institute

The National Recovery Institute is a peer-run training and technical assistance center. Our mission is to increase the knowledge, capacity, and accountability of recovery support providers throughout the United States and its territories.

Why choose us?

  • Regional trainers
  • Decades of experience
  • Deep bench of subject matter experts
  • Strong roots in the peer movement
  • Keeping peer integrity first
  • Based on national standards
  • Strengths-based delivery

The team is always working on the next round of groundbreaking offerings for recovery support providers and related entities.

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Developing the Peer Support Workforce in Connecticut

Training and Technical Assistance

Faces & Voices of Recovery is pleased to collaborate with the Connecticut Department of Children and Families to build capacity through training and technical assistance for

  • DCF Staff
  • DCF Providers
  • Community Partners

Training and technical assistance are geared toward helping organizations that are meeting national standards and implementing best practices to then meet the growing needs of individuals with mental health and substance use challenges.

Evidence Based Practices: Workforce Impact Series

Motivational Interviewing Skills that Promote Peer Empowerment

Persuasion vs. Empowerment! This session will be an overview of the skills and techniques that give peers in recovery the tools and confidence to make their own healthy choices. Participants will gain an understanding of dynamic techniques such as reflective listening, using open-ended and meaningful questions, and the guiding principles of motivational interviewing.

Training Dates:

Our Stories Have Power

There is no more potent weapon against stigma than the thousands of people that have been trained using the Our Stories Have Power recovery messaging tools. They are sharpening their skills as recovery communicators, learning how to tell their story with a purpose.

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