March 2, 2018 , 8:30 am , 4 pm

46 Chestnut Street


with Virginia (Ginger) Ross, CRSW
A 6 hour training event on March 2, 2018
8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (registration begins at 8:00 a.m.)
Dover Police Department Training Room, 46 Chestnut St., Dover, NH 03820

Training Full – Please Call to be Added to Waitlist

PRESENTATION:  This one-day training is geared towards recovery coaches and substance abuse professionals, and will provide participants with basic and updated information about HIV/AIDS and other STDs.  This includes risk factors, modes of transmission, signs and symptoms, prevention, the relationship between HIV and stigma. This training will explore the relationship between substance use and HIV/AIDs as well as the correlation between mental health and HIV/AIDS. Additionally, this training will emphasize the benefits of counseling clients on the benefits of HIV testing.  As a result of attending this training participants will:  Increase foundational knowledge about HIV/AIDS; Describe how HIV is transmitted; Increase knowledge around signs and symptoms of HIV/AIDs; Explain the process and benefits of HIV testing; Describe techniques for teaching harm reduction strategies to people who have co-occurring mental health conditions; Demonstrate how to assess a client’s risk for acquiring HIV/AIDS; Increase knowledge level about HIV/AIDS prevention; Explain the correlation between mental health and HIV/AIDS; Increase ability to discuss the inter-relationship of HIV and other STDs; Increase knowledge around relationship between HIV/AIDS and Substance Users; Explain the process and benefits of HIV testing; Demonstrate how to counsel a person from a recovery support worker role.

PRESENTERGinger, a native from NH, was trained at the CCAR Academy in March of 2015 by Jim Wuelfing (developer of the CCAR model) and Cheryle, as a trainer. She has also been certified to train the Connect Suicide Prevention Training, as well as a trainer for the CCAR 2 day Ethics for Recovery Coaches. Identifying the need for an HIV training, to help folks meet the CRSW requirements for NH, Ginger researched and developed an HIV/AIDS training for Recovery Support Workers. Ginger received her CRSW credential in May, 2017 and is a recent graduate of SNHU with a BA in Forensic Psychology. She sits on the Governor’s Recovery Task Force. Ginger is a strong advocate for the recovery community and works hand in hand with recovery support workers to ensure they receive the appropriate training necessary to best serve the recovery community.

Fee: Preference will be given to members of NH Family Support Groups. As space allows, *NHADACA Members: $35; *Non-Members $45; *NBCC add $5. Lunch will be on your own. For registration information contact: 603-225-7060,

6 Contact Hours Available
Certified Prevention Specialist Domain: 2 & 6
LADC/MLADC Categories of Competence: 1, 4-7, 10-13, 15-18
CRSW Performance Domains:  2-4
NBCC: LICSW/L-MFT/LCMHC (Category 1) & Psychologist Category A
NH Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors Association has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider. ACEP No 6754. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. NHADACA is solely responsible for all aspects of the program.


Check that you activated the Maps option and entered the required Google Maps API key