F.A.I.T.H. Initiatives – Equipping Faith Leaders

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F.A.I.T.H. Initiatives – Equipping Faith Leaders – PDF

F.A.I.T.H. Initiatives – Equipping Faith Leaders – Spanish PDF

Workshop Goal: Equip religious leaders (both clergy and laity) with information to take the next steps in developing a congregational prevention and recovery support team ministry run by lay leaders.

6 PCB Credit Hours
Bilingual! Spanish/English


You will leave this workshop …

  • understanding the role of the congregation in addressing opiate and other substance use disorders;
  • identifying barriers and demonstrating specific steps to initiate an effective team ministry;
  • recognizing the roles and expectations of congregational leadership (both clergy and laity);
  • explaining the work of a prevention and recovery support ministry team.

Q. Has a congregational member asked you for help for a loved one struggling with addiction, but you weren’t sure what to do?

Q. Have you wanted to address alcohol and drug abuse preven-tion for youth and parents in your congregation but didn’t know where to start?

A. GOAL will come alongside you to train, equip, and sustain an addic-tion prevention and recovery ministry so that you feel more confident in knowing what to say and do to help bring healing and wellness to your lo-cal community.


Who should attend? 
Clergy Person and 2 to 3 laity & staff.



Steven Schedler, LCSW, CAADC, CCS

Steven Schedler, LCSW, CAADC, CCS

Celso Mesias

Celso Mesias, Prevention Specialist









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