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Recovery Capital and Resilience: Head and Tail of the Same Coin (webinar)

Beyond sobriety, programs dealing with substance use disorders have embraced a more comprehensive goal: Recovery.  There are four recognized domains of recovery: Health, Home, Purpose, and Community.  There are a myriad of resources, both internal and external, that make up recovery capital.  As a person begins their journey, they draw on their initial store of recovery capital and as that journey continues, they gain more recovery capital.  More recovery capital, more recovery.  More recovery, more recovery capital. By assisting an individual identify their recovery capital and make plans for its increase, their recovery becomes stronger. 

This session, presented by Norma Jaeger, PhD (ABD), Executive Director of Recovery Idaho, will explore the many potential elements of recovery capital and how to support an individual in building more recovery capital to support their life in recovery.

About the speaker:

Norma Jaeger spent more than thirty years managing and evaluating addiction and mental health programs in North Idaho, Portland Oregon, and Seattle Washington. She developed addiction and mental health programs for pregnant and postpartum women’s, children’s mental health programs and several programs for individuals in the criminal justice system. She was the Program Manager for offender programming at the Idaho Department of Correction for one year leaving to become the Statewide Coordinator for expansion and support to Idaho’s 70+ Drug, Mental Health, and Veterans’ Courts as well as providing consultation to treatment courts and related conferences throughout the country. She served two terms on the Board of Directors of the National Association of Drug Court Professionals, and received the Stanley M. Goldstein Hall of Fame Award from that association in 2018. She taught for fifteen years at Boise State University in the Department of Criminal Justice and currently serves as Executive Director for Recovery Idaho, a statewide recovery community organization. She holds a Masters’ Degree in Health Administration and is completing a dissertation for a Ph.D. in Public Policy and Administration from Boise State University, focused on procedural justice. She is honored to serve as Executive Producer for I Married the War, a documentary film illuminating the stories of wives of combat veterans.



Starts: Sep. 20, 2023 12:00 pm
Ends: Sep. 20, 2023 1:00 pm
Registration Deadline
September 20, 2023
Event Type
Webinar/Virtual Training
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