F.A.I.T.H. Initiatives assists faith organizations build sustainable addiction prevention or recovery support programs/ministries. GOAL works with Faith Partners LLC, a national non-profit that has trained hundreds of congregational teams from 22 different faith traditions in over 29 states with their evidence-based model.
- Fewer people experience alcohol and other drug addictions;
- More people receive help in earlier stages of the addiction disease;
- Family members receive support and assistance in living a healthier lifestyle; and
- Congregations be active in local advocacy, prevention, educational and recovery support efforts.
Phase I: Readiness/Mobilization
Faith communities are invited to GOAL’s F.A.I.T.H. Initiatives leadership training with the support of local agencies and collaborators.
Phase II: Team Development
Congregational members including clergy and lay leadership are trained and ‘next steps’ are outlined that
include congregational survey,
creation of a strategic plan, and building local resources. Included in the training is ongoing, customized workshops designed to strengthen teams.
Phase III: Skills and Sustainability
Program/ministry members are provided with consultations and offered specific skills trainings. Trainings are provided by GOAL’s local team of professionals who adapt to program/ministry needs. A support network of F.A.I.T.H. Initiatives members meet quarterly to share and learn best practices from one another.
GOAL comes along side your team to provide customized educational support to equip and sustain your program/ministry. Below is a partial list of available workshops.
¨ Addiction is a Family Disease
¨ Addiction, Family Issues, Recovery and Healing
¨ Congregational Awareness and Empowerment
¨ How Addiction Affects Members of your Congregation
¨ Clergy Training
¨ Coping after Overdose Death
To view the full list trainings please visit: Workshops We Bring to You