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DISC Recovery Conference March 26th, for staff, volunteers and peer mentors
We are pleased to announce the programme for the DISC Recovery Conference being held at Leeds Elland Road Stadium on Monday 26th March.
We have brought together a number of national and international speakers who are considered leaders in the field of recovery, whom we hope will not only inspire you, but initiate discussion around emerging practice and models of delivery.
During the afternoon session you will get a chance to take part in a number of workshops and seminars which will be delivered by; Delphi Medical, West Yorkshire Probation, UKRF, Acorn Treatment & Housing, St Martins Health Care and Volunteers & Peer Educators.
Dr Keith Humphries
Dr Keith Humphreys is a Professor (Research) of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University and a VA Senior Research Career Scientist. A clinical/community psychologist by training, his research focuses on the prevention and treatment of addictive disorders. He won an American Psychological Association’s Award for his effort to rebuild the Iraqi psychiatric care system. Keith has served on the White House Commission on Drug Free Communities, and the National Advisory Council of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. He recently spent a year as Senior Policy Advisor at the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy.
is the Strategic Recovery Lead for the National Treatment Agency for Substance Misuse in England. Mark is currently working on models for the coproduction of recovery that can work within a Public Health approach. Mark has a first degree in Organisation Theory and a MA in the study of Drugs, Crime and Social Deviance. Mark has been working with problem drug users since the 1970s. In many ways, recovery is about regeneration. We need to regenerate people as well as places. In some instances we need to “generate” or “habilitate” people. Mark Gilman will unpack some of these ideas in more detail.
joined the RSA in 2006 and has worked on a variety of projects including the Risk Commission and the Prison Learning Network. Since 2009 her research focused on recovery from problematic drug and alcohol use, working through the Whole Person Recovery project to develop a greater understanding of the lived experience of recovery and its implications for policy and practice. Rebecca takes the lead in developing the RSA’s recovery projects and is currently finalising the Recovery Capital project in Peterborough and setting up a new project across West Kent in collaboration with local partners.
Contact: David Gibbon
Tel: 01388 424 450