The Family Recovery Journey: Recognizing the Grief Process

10:00am - June 16, 2022 thru 12:00pm - June 16, 2022 | Timezone: US/Central
Great Lakes MHTTC
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The Great Lakes MHTTC is offering this training for individuals working in HHS Region 5: IL, IN, MI, MN,OH, WI. This training is being provided in response to a need identified by Region 5 stakeholders.




As the substance use disorder (SUD) field addresses family involvement in SUD’s services, innovative anddifferent approaches may be needed. Whether the outcome for a loved one is a recovery journey, incarceration, or sadly, death, the families often feel grief and frustrated. Managing the next move can be difficult. It is important that providers and families understand the grief and resilience process involved with moving past the chaos. The presentation will provide an awareness of the disorder generated by a family members SUD’s. A variety of strategies that assist families in moving forward will be explored.




  • Understanding innovative approaches to family involvement in SUD services and recovery journey
  • Understanding resiliency factors
  • Bring awareness to strategies to assist families in moving forward in the recovery process





Registrants who fully attend this event or training will be eligible to receive 2 hours of continuing education from (ICB)/IAODAPCA. Certificates will be sent by the event host to all qualifying individuals approximately two weeks after the conclusion of the event or training.




Nancy Phillips

Nancy J. Phillips, M.S. ED-PSY, CAADC, CFPP

Coordinator of the Illinois Family Resource Center (IFRC), Nancy J. Phillips has been active in the substance abuse field for over thirty-five years. She has worked in both prevention and treatment services and was honored as Professional of the Year in 2018 by the Illinois Certification Board, Inc. During her years in the SUD field, she has developed and trained human service providers throughout the United States.