Our Stories Have Power: Creating Advocacy Messages that Impact Policy Change

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Training Details

Event Dates and Timeframe
Wednesday, March 11, 2020 at 01:00 PM until 02:30 PM
Location and Delivery Method
Delivery Method
Online / Web Delivered
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Cost Range

Host And Instructor

Recover Alaska
Patty McCarthy, M.S., Chief Executive Officer of Faces & Voices of Recovery
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Training Overview Description

Faces & Voices groundbreaking messaging advances the recovery agenda. 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.

Event-specific Details

Patty McCarthy, M.S., has been the Chief Executive Officer of Faces &
Voices of Recovery since 2015. Prior to joining Faces & Voices, she was a
senior associate with the Center for Social Innovation (C4), where she served
as a deputy director of SAMHSA’s BRSS TACS initiative. In addition to public
policy and education, her work has focused on community mobilizing, peerbased
recovery support services, and peer workforce development. She has
been in long-term recovery from alcohol and drug addiction since 1989.

Registration Information

Seminar is free but registration is mandatory.