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The Intersection of Prevention and Recovery: Making the Connection


There is frequent discussion in the field of behavioral health of the existence and problems associated with the siloing of services and its negative impact. This webinar will explore the many connections between prevention and recovery. Participants will explore opportunities for collaboration and mutual support and benefit.

By the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • List common terms used in prevention and recovery
  • Describe the intersection between prevention and recovery approaches
  • Identify specific ways in which prevention and recovery practitioners can better support one another

Date/Time: Wednesday, September 7, 2022 from 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM HST
Location: Zoom

Cost: Free

Certificate: Participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance for 1.5 hours for participating in the live event

Hosted by: Pacific Southwest PTTC

Register by Wednesday, September 7, 2022 here

Trainer Information: Sandra Puerini Del Sesto, M.Ed, CPSS, is a consultant and master trainer in behavioral health and strategic planning for non-profits and has worked in prevention for over 40 years. In addition, she was the founding director of the Institute for Addiction Recovery at Rhode Island College. Sandra is a member of the advisory boards of the New England Prevention Technology Transfer Center (PTTC), the National Latino PTTC, the PTTC-NCO (National Coordinating Office) and the New England School of Addiction Studies. Sandra serves as the RI delegate to and the former Prevention Committee Co-Chair of the International Certification and Reciprocity Consortium (IC&RC), which certifies professionals working in behavioral health. Sandra is a co-author of the SAMHSA's Substance Abuse Prevention Skills Training (SAPST) and its basic and advanced Ethics in Prevention courses as well as many other face-to-face and online courses in prevention.


Please contact Karen Totten, [email protected] for any questions related to registration. For any other questions, please contact Alyssa O'Hair, [email protected].