The 33rd Annual Ira S. Stevens
Re-Visioning Recovery Services in a Newly Organized Health System: What Helps?
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Recover My Worth, which had its premiere at the Ira S. Stevens conference, is a new short film which explores-- with exquisite sensitivity-- some of the complicated questions of recovery. The film, created by Jeffrey Michael Zitofsky, features original music which he wrote and performs. Jeffrey, a gifted recovery specialist at MHA Westchester, studied vocal performance and music education at the University of North Carolina and works extensively in local theater. Watch now.
Become a trained Visit Host for children separated from their families by foster care. The MHA Host Visitation Program is beginning a new training program for community volunteers beginning on July 16th. Volunteers must be at least 21 years of age, complete the 12 hour training session and commit to at least once per week supervision of a family visit. For more About the training please contact Jackie Boissonnault, LMSW at email@example.com. Learn more about the program.
19 New Peer Specialists! Nineteen students have just completed The Sterling Community Center’s latest Peer Specialist Training which consisted of 65 hours of classroom instruction including lectures, interactive media, experiential learning, and discussion.
In addition, each student completed a three month internships of 6-10 hours per week providing a variety of experience. Locations included: MHA Westchester, St. Vincent’s of Harrison, the Guidance Center, and Hope’s Door a Women’s Shelter in Northern Westchester.
Anyone interested in having Peer Specialist Interns working in their services may contact Bob Litwak at 914-949-1212 x 7105, firstname.lastname@example.org and/or Jeff Zitofsky at 914-949-1212 x 7115, email@example.com.
Congratulations to LTCOP (Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program) for 35 years of service to Westchester County. A special thank you to the many LTCOP volunteers who have made the program a positive and effective force for change over these many years.