Community Resilience Training Offered

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Kristin Kehrwald 301-784-5152

 

COMMUNITY RESILIENCE TRAINING OFFERED AT ALLEGANY COLLEGE OF MARYLAND

CUMBERLAND, Md. (Nov. 12, 2019) –Allegany College of Maryland in partnership with the Center for Mind-Body Medicine will offer free mind-body skills group training for 150 individuals through its Tackling the Opioid Crisis: A Community Resilience Approach project. A registration application is available online. Interested individuals are encouraged to apply by Nov. 24.

Through eight training sessions held from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Feb. 7 to 10 and Mar. 12 to 15 at ACM’s Cumberland campus, attendees will learn to use the Center for Mind-Body Medicine model of self-care and group support to help community members address the root causes of addiction: trauma, despair, isolation, mental health challenges, and chronic illness and pain.

The “train the trainer” model developed for ACM’s Tackling the Opioid Crisis: A Community Resilience Approach project is designed to be self-sustaining. Participants are required to attend all eight days of trainings, and commit to facilitating at least one eight-week Mind-Body Skills group and two one-hour information workshops. Professional CEU applications are pending.

Applications will be reviewed and accepted based on priority areas and grant-identified criteria. Applicants will be notified no later than Jan. 2 of their application status. If seats are available after Nov. 24, a second round of applications will be offered.

More information is available by calling 301-784-5526.

The Tackling the Opioid Crisis: A Community Resilience Approach project is supported by the Maryland Opioid Operational Command Center. The views presented here are those of the grantee organization and not necessarily those of the OOCC, its Executive Director, or its staff.

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