VPRSN Meetings

Professional Development, Networking and Support

 

VPRSN Meeting Schedule

Tuesday, February 20
1:00 – 3:00 pm

TCC Joint Use Library
1700 College CrescenT
Virginia Beach VA 23453

Come network, learn and socialize with other peer recovery specialists at the VPRSN meeting in Virginia Beach. Share your knowledge and resources with others in your field and expand your professional network. The guest speaker is Michelle Sese-Khalid and the topic will be recovery.

For more information, please contact VPRSN Meeting Facilitator,
Marquita Leary at (757) 949-7759 or marquitabita25@yahoo.com

 

 

 

 

 

Thursday, March 1
6:00 – 8:00 pm

Ashland Branch Library – Pamunkey Regional Library
201 S Railroad Ave
Ashland 23005

Come network, learn and socialize with other peer recovery specialists at the VPRSN meeting in Ashland. Share your knowledge and resources with others in your field and expand your professional network. The topic of the meeting will be “Tools for Working as a Peer Recovery Specialist”

For more information, please contact Betsy Brown, VPRSN Meeting Facilitator, at strongfeather@gmail.com

 

 

 

 

Thursday, March 1
6:00 – 8:00 pm

Newport News Grissom Library
366 Deshazor Dr
Newport News 23608

Come network, learn and socialize with other peer recovery specialists at the VPRSN meeting in Newport News. Share your knowledge and resources with others in your field and expand your professional network. This meeting will be for networking and discussions about future meeting times, program activities, and topics for future meetings.

For more information, please contact Thomara Shoulders, VPRSN Meeting Facilitator, at tshoulders@me.com.

 

Thursday, March 15
6:00 – 8:00 pm

Chesapeake Integrated Behavioral Healthcare
224 Great Bridge Blvd
Chesapeake, Virginia 23320

Come network, learn and socialize with other peer recovery specialists at the VPRSN meeting in Chesapeake. Share your knowledge and resources with others in your field and expand your professional network. The Chesapeake meeting is scheduled to be held every 3rd Thursday of each month in the Board Room from 6-8 pm.

For more information, please contact Erica Bullock, VPRSN Meeting Facilitator, at (757) 819-6113

 

 

Virginia Peer Recovery Specialist Network Regional Meetings

Please join us for networking and professional development meetings for those working in Virginia’s peer recovery workforce. We welcome those with lived experience who are pursuing (or aspire to pursue) a career in the professional peer support workforce, regardless of certification status, field of focus, or work location. This includes Peer Support Specialists, Peer Recovery Coaches, WRAP Facilitators, etc.

In each meeting, we will take the time to introduce ourselves and network informally. Then there will be a discussion, presentation or workshop focusing on professional development topics. We finish the meeting with more networking and special announcements.

Share your knowledge and experience with others in your field, expand your professional network, and provide support to your fellow members of Virginia’s peer recovery community. We hope to see you there!

Goals

  • Share knowledge and experience among peer recovery specialists
  • Expand the peer recovery community professional network
  • Provide support to Virginia’s peer recovery workforce
  • Promote the latest in training opportunities and job announcements
  • Foster regional connections and relationship-building
  • Harness the unique needs and gifts of the individual regions

Please contact the VPRSN Meeting Facilitator nearest you to attend a meeting!

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