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Protective Factors and Recovery Principles for African Americans with Mental Illness and Substance Use Disorders

Clinicians often struggle to address the unique needs of African Americans seeking mental health and substance use disorders treatment. The result is high rates of premature termination, relapse, and recidivism. Topics covered in this Black History Month presentation include: a working definition of recovery in African American communities; historical reasons recovery in African American communities is often communal in nature; 10 recovery principles for Africans Americans and how to incorporate these principles in treatment and recovery; mental health and substance use disorders protective factors for African Americans which are preventive and promote recovery.




By the end of this presentation, you will be able to:

  • Articulate 10 protective factors for African Americans.
  • Define Recovery in African American Communities.
  • Utilize 10 recovery principles in your work with African Americans.




Participants who fully attend this webinar will be eligible to receive 2 continuing education (CE) hours certified by ADAMHS Board Cuyahoga County Ohio. CE certificates will be managed and disseminated by the hosting agency, ADAMHS Board Cuyahoga County Ohio.



The Great Lakes A/MH/PTTC is offering this training for individuals working in HHS Region 5: IL, IN, MI, MN, OH, WI. This training is being provided in response to a need identified by Region 5 stakeholders.

Starts: Feb. 29, 2024 8:00 am
Ends: Feb. 29, 2024 10:15 am
Registration Deadline
February 29, 2024
Event Type
Webinar/Virtual Training
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