Event date: 6/23/2022 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Export event
NASWNH Chapter
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Virtual: Supporting NH’s Families in Addiction: Resources to Help Kinship Caregivers

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PRESENTATION:  This presentation will provide an introduction on the effects of parental substance use disorder on all family members with particular focus on the children. Emphasis will be on ways to promote increased resiliency and hope for recovery in family members. This sets the stage for a panel on resources and programs available for children and kinship caregivers. Following the training, participants will be able to: 

  • Model empathy for all members of the family, including parent with addiction
  • Describe effects of parental addiction on children
  • Promote increased resiliency and hope for recovery for all members through community programming


  • Kat Morris- Training and Development Manager, Family Resource Center, Gorham, NH
  • Amanda Lewis - Lakes Region Community Services Family Resource Center
  • Tiffani Arsenault, MS -Family Support Specialist, Family Connections Center, Northern NH department of Corrections, Berlin, NH
  • Shannon Lavertu, Kinship Navigator, Family Resource Center, Gorham, NH & Caregiver
  • Donna Marston, Certified Recovery Support Worker and parent of an adult child with addiction
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