Women of Strength is an non profit outreach program dedicated to provide women the opportunity for growth. Women of Strength believes that activities are needed to encourage professional women to become more self reliant and independent. Women of Strength is committed to providing opportunities that will educate, enrich and enlighten the lives of women. Women of Strength goals are to create additional opportunities through community collaborations
Monthly topic meetings
National Recovery Month
To enhance talents and abilities
to offer hope through encouragement
To broaden community understanding
To offer scholarships to related conferences and workshops
2017/2018 Lunch and Learn Series Workshop Schedule
Lunch and Learn Workshops are designed to help participants maintain their certifications as substance abuse professionals through continuing education. Each workshop is designed specifically for the substance abuse/mental health professional. These workshops will help enhance the professional skills of the participants.
Second Fridays 1-3(except April)
Alamance Community College Graham, NC 27253 Rm 348
Cost $25 Refreshments included. NCSAPPB hours available.
August 10, 2017(Charlotte), August 11, 2017(Graham) Effectiveness of Community Involvement (2)
Effectiveness of Community Involvement in the reduction of recidivism rates for substance abuse clients. This workshop will review how the collaboration of community resources benefits the overall health and well being of the clients. This workshop will further encourage the importance of maintaining community involvement in the treatment of the substance abuse and mental health clients.
September 14, 2017(Charlotte) September 15, 2017(Graham)
National Recovery Month (See Recovery Month Flyer)
October 12, 2017(Charlotte), October 13, 2017(Graham) Domestic Violence Month
Domestic Violence and Substance Abuse (2) This workshop focuses on the correlation between domestic violence and substance abuse. Participants will learn how to recognize the signs of domestic violence that may cause clients to become defocused both during and after group. Participants will be able to utilize information to connect clients with other community resources.
November 30, 2017
National Adoption Month/Thanksgiving
. Maintaining Gratitude (2)
December Merry Christmas
January 19, 2018
February 16, 2018
Participants will learn information necessary to live a healthy drug free life. Participants will learn how substance abuse relates to health. Participants will learn basic knowledge to help strengthen body systems.
March 16, 2018
Long term stress can lead to burnout: defined as mental and physical exhaustion. Participants will discover signs of burnout, its organziational impact and steps to reduce and/or avoid burnout.