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LGBTQ+

Via Zoom – June 8, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

LGBTQ+ – This 2-hour training will help operators and mentors to increase an atmosphere of inclusiveness within our sober homes.  Learn and practice non-stigmatizing language. Video presence and participation are required for the entire training.  CEUs will be offered.

Agenda

  • Identifying Terms
  • Barriers to Recovery & Stigma
  • Creating an Atmosphere of inclusiveness

Learning Objectives

  • Gain an understanding of terms of identification
  • Recognize barriers to obtain housing and employment
  • Learn how sober homes can create an atmosphere of inclusiveness

Register: Here

MASH Manager/MentorTraining

Via Zoom – One-day training – available on the following dates

June 13, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

August 8, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

October 3, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

December 12, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

MASH Manager/MentorTraining – This training focuses on the specific needs of live-in house mentors and assistant house mentorsMentors will learn crucial tools to improve leadership skills, communication with house members, and setting healthy boundaries. This1-day training will be held via Zoom. Video presence and participation are required for the entire day to receive a letter of attendance. This training is not for operators/directors who also manage homes.

Agenda

  • Introduction To MASH
  • Introduction To Sober Housing
  • Leadership
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Boundaries ​
  • Self-Care
  • Preparing For Your Future

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the role and functions of being a leader in a sober​ home.​
  • Attain information needed to comply with MASH standards.​
  • Recognize and understand how to implement the best practices of​ safe and healthy sober houses that promote long-term recovery in​ the local community.

Register: Here

MASH 101 for Potential Operators

Two-day training – available on the following dates

In-personJuly 11 and 12 – 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Location: Worcester

In-person – November 14 and 15 – 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Location: Waltham

MASH 101 for Potential Operators – Learn whether or not operating a sober home is for you.  MASH 101 for Potential Operators two-day training will provide you with the basic information of what it takes to operate a sustainable sober home as a MASH member.  The training will be held in person from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm.  Presence and participation are required for both days required to receive a certificate of attendance to be applied to the required paperwork.

Agenda

  • Introduction to MASH
  • Introduction to Sober Housing
  • MA Sober Housing Law
  • Fair Housing Act
  • Benefits Of Certification
  • Sober Home Financials
  • Sober Home Operation
  • Finding A Manager
  • Q & A

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the role and function of sober housing
  • Learn the benefits of MASH Membership
  • Gain an understanding of the sober home operation
  • Recognize the importance of leadership

Register: Here

Removing Barriers to Recovery

Via Zoom – July 13, 6:30 pm -8:30 pm 

Removing Barriers to Recovery- This 2-hour training will help operators and mentors to recognize and assist in removing barriers to recovery for our residents. Learn and practice updated, non-stigmatizing language. Video presence and participation are required for the entire training. CEUs will be offered. Training will be held via Zoom on Wednesday, July 13, from 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm.

Register: Coming soon!

Conflict Resolution for Operators

Via Zoom – August 10, 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Conflict Resolution for Operators – This 2-hour training will help operators identify causes of conflict and recognize methods of conflict resolution that are specific to sober housing.   CEUs will be offered.

Agenda

  • Conflict
  • Our Role As Operators
  • Active Listening
  • Resolving Conflicts

Learning Objectives

  • Understand Causes Of Conflict
  • Recognize How Operators Set The Tone In The House
  • Learn The Importance Of Active Listening
  • Develop Skills to Resolve Conflicts

Register: Coming Soon!

Sober Housing 101 for Owner Operators

Via Zoom – September 21, 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Sober Housing 3.0 – This training is to assist MASH-certified sober home operators and directors to update policies and procedures to align with NARR 3.0. This 2 ½ hour training will be held via Zoom on Wednesday, February 16, 6:00 pm-8:30 pm. On-screen presence and participation are required.   This training is not for in-house managers, mentors, or peer supporters. 

Register: Coming soon!

Choosing a New Mentor

Via Zoom – October 12, 6:30 pm -8:30 pm

Choosing a House Mentor – This 2-hour training will help operators identify what their home needs in a mentor and how to assist mentors with skills and support. Video presence and participation are required for the entire training.  CEUs will be offered.  Training will be held via Zoom on Wednesday, October 12th, from 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm.

Basics of Motivational Interviewing

Via Zoom – November 9, 6:30pm -8:30 pm

Motivational Interviewing – This 2-hour training will help us to recognize the power of motivational interviewing and how using it in our homes will help us to gain a greater understanding of the people that we serve. Video presence and participation are required for the entire training. CEUs will be offered. Training will be held via Zoom on Wednesday, November 9, from 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm.

Register: Coming soon!


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