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2015 Fall Luncheon with Melanie Griffith

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We at The Council on Recovery are thrilled to share the news that Academy Award Nominee and Golden Globe Winner Melanie Griffith will be the keynote speaker at our Waggoners Foundation Speaker Series’ 2015 Fall Luncheon presented by the Wayne Duddlesten Foundation! Be sure to mark your calendar: this incredible event will be held at the Hilton Americas – Houston Hotel, on Friday, October 30, 2015. For more information, please click here.

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Addicted to Comedy

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Join us for this year’s Addicted to Comedy showcase on Saturday, October 3, 2015 celebrating Recovery Month. Headliner Jose Sarduy will be joined by comedians Shayla Rivera and Jay Lafarr for an entertaining evening at The Council on Recovery. All proceeds from this event will benefit the Sober Recreation Committee. Click here for more information and to register online.

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46-Hour Recovery Coach Training

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This five-day training workshop will offer a comprehensive overview of the purpose and roles of Recovery Coaching while giving participants the tools and resources necessary to provide recovery support services to others. Click here for more information and to register online.

 

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Back to School CEU Workshop 2015

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Join us for our annual Back to School CEU Workshop which highlights important information that educators, counselors, and parents need to be aware of as students head back to school in the fall. Topics include the science of high-risk behavior, e-cigarettes, technology, alcohol, marijuana and sober schools. Click here for more information.

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An Evening with John Bradshaw and Patrick Carnes: “Unfiltered”

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The International Institute for Trauma and Addiction Professionals and The Council on Recovery are pleased to host a very special presentation featuring these two legends. John Bradshaw and Patrick Carnes had a “conversation” in 2004 which was recorded and is included in the Recovery Start Kit. Since then, Dr. Carnes has wanted to “continue the conversation.” You are cordially invited to listen in on the continuation of their conversation during this memorable occasion hosted at The Council on Recovery. Click here for more information.

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Council Named #2 Best Local Charity

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We are so grateful to have been named as the #2 Best Local Charity in Houston by the Houston A-List this Summer! Thank you to those who nominated and voted for us. We are truly honored to continue providing compassionate excellence at every level from our vast array of community programs and services to our team of devoted staff who interact with our clients and their families on a daily basis. Thank you, thank you!

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Careers at The Council

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We recently updated our Careers at The Council page – don’t miss these great opportunities!

Counselor – OSR

Lead Behavioral Health Clinician

Counselor [Male Candidates Only]

Specialist – Older Adult Services

Behavioral Health Clinician

Click here for the full listing of available jobs: http://www.council-houston.org/work-with-us/careers-at-the-council/ 

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46 Hour Recovery Coach Training

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This five-day training workshop will offer a comprehensive overview of the purpose and roles of Recovery Coaching while giving participants the tools and resources necessary to provide recovery support services to others. Click here for more information and to register online.

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What is a Recovery Coach? CEU Workshop

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This training, facilitated by Jana Magee, CPRS, CPRS Trainer, provides an overview of Peer Recovery Coach functions and roles in the lives of individuals with substance use disorders. The course will cover the distinctions between the Clinician/Counselor, Peer Recovery Coach, and Sponsor. Participants will gain an understanding of a state-approved working definition of “recovery,” the spectrum of attitudes, stigmas and labels, Recovery Wellness Plans, Recovery Pathways, recovery capital and barriers and ethical guidelines for a Peer Recovery Coach. For more information and to register, please click here. 

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The Council on Alcohol and Drugs Houston has rebranded as The Council on Recovery.

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The Council on Alcohol and Drugs Houston and Austin Recovery have rebranded under a new name: The Council on Recovery. The Council on Recovery provides residential and outpatient treatment services for addiction and related issues to the Houston and Austin communities. We are committed to providing the highest quality of care at affordable rates to our clients and their loved ones. For more information, please click here.

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