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The Recovery Legacies of Frederick Douglass and Malcolm X



Frederick Douglass escaped slavery to become a national leader in the abolitionist movement. Malcolm X overcame a troubled childhood and a prison sentence to gain prominence as one of leading civil rights activists in the U.S. Both Douglass and Malcolm X offer lessons and implications for counseling African Americans with substance use disorders today.



  • The recovery legacy of Frederick Douglass.
  • The recovery legacy of Malcolm X.
  • Implications for counseling African Americans with substance use disorders.



Certificates of attendance will be emailed to all participants who attend the training in full.   












Mark Sanders, LCSW, CADC

Mark Sanders, LCSW, CADC, is the Illinois State Project Manager for the Great Lakes ATTC, MHTTC, and PTTC. Mark is a published author, trainer, educator, and mentor, as well as the founder of the Online Museum of African American Addictions, Treatment, and Recovery and the co-founder of Serenity Academy of Chicago, the only recovery high school in Illinois. Mark is the 2021 recipient of the NAADAC Enlightenment Award, recognizing his outstanding contributions to the field.



We look forward to seeing you at our training! 


Remember, to ensure all participants get the most out of these interactive virtual trainings,

we ask that everyone be prepared to do the following in every session:

                                                                    Stay MutedOpen Chat


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. 3, 2022 10:00 am
Ends: Feb. 3, 2022 11:00 am
Registration Deadline
February 3, 2022
Event Type
Webinar/Virtual Training
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