with Cheryle Pacapelli

1 Hour Webinar Training


PRESENTATION: What is stigma and how does it affect people with substance use disorder. This training will discuss how making a small change in how we speak and write about substance use disorder will make a huge impact.  We will go in depth with positive person-centered language. Everyone can play a part in turning the tide on the epidemic in NH, this training will educate you on how to talk about substance use disorder. We will also look at resources for Medication Assisted Recovery and how to make decisions regarding it. As a result of this webinar participants will be able to:

  • Define stigma
  • Learn new terminology when talking about Substance use disorder
  • Learn about resources for Medication Assisted Recovery/Treatment


PRESENTER:   Cheryle is a woman in long-term recovery from alcohol and other drugs for 27+ years.  She is currently a Project Director at Harbor Homes responsible for development of Recovery Community Organizations statewide. Cheryle has been training the CCAR RCA in NH since 2014. She worked as the Community Engagement Director at New Futures. Cheryle previously worked as a Program Manager for Recovery Housing, Director of Operations, and the Director of Recovery Services at CT Community for Addiction Recovery (CCAR) from 2004-2012. During her time at CCAR she managed three Recovery Community Centers, Telephone Recovery Support Program, Recovery Housing Program, Volunteer Services, Recovery Coach Training, Recovery Training Series, and Recovery Walks. She is the co-owner of Stepping Stone House, a transitional living home for men in recovery seeking to transition from treatment and jail back into mainstream society. Cheryle has been providing and implementing recovery support services for over 15. Cheryle has a passion for helping others to maintain and sustain their recovery.

Fee:   *NHADACA Members:  Free   *Non-Members  $15;   1 NBCC hour included
For registration information contact:  Carrie McFadden, 603-225-7060,  traininginstitute@nhadaca.org

1 Contact Hours Available
Certified Prevention Specialist Domains: 3, 6
LADC/MLADC Categories of Competence: 11, 15
CRSW Performance Domains:  1, 3
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).

Online Contact Hours:
All participants that would like a certificate worth 1 online continuing education unit are required to view the webinar and complete & pass the quiz that is posted above. After completing the quiz, NHADACA members receive a certificate for free and non-members receive a certificate for a $15 fee. A certificate will be emailed to you within 10 business days after the quiz is submitted (with a passing grade), and payment is received.
If you would like a certificate worth 1 online learning Contact Hours, please upload the quiz and evaluation files below:


Please contact our office at 603-225-7060 if you have any trouble downloading the documents. Once you have completed the quiz and evaluation please email them to traininginstitute@nhadaca.org. You can also fax to 603.589.1191. Your certificate will be emailed back to you within 21 business days (the quiz must be paid for, completed and passed with an 80% or better to receive 1 online learning CE). To pay for your quiz, you may call our office, or pay Via Paypal to pay on line.