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Wednesday, June 7 • 9:00am - 10:30am
Spiritual Empowerment through Meditation, Prayer, and Mindfulness

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Within many rural and urban African American and minority communities has evolved an innovate pathways of recovery often centered and nurtured within their faith-based institutions. These institutions have drawn from various pathways of recovery, such as Person-centered therapy, Strengths model, and Intentional Peer Support merged with prayer, meditation, and mindfulness, and communal support.

Learning Objectives:
1. To focus on how our African Americans and minorities have developed various pathways of recovery rooted in their faith-based practices of prayer, meditation, and mindfulness merged with Person-centered therapy, Strengths model, and Intentional Peer Support.
2. To focus on the role that the family, local community, and Intentional Peer Support.
3. To focus on the future development and employment of this eclectic approach to recovery as practiced and experienced among many urban and rural minorities. 

Speakers
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Ronald Fountain

Ronald Savage Fountain, a native of Baltimore, Maryland, was abandoned at birth to two parents struggling in poverty and with addiction. He was taken in and raised by a single “grandmother” figure who reared, and adopted him as her son. She was a working class woman of faith... Read More →


Wednesday June 7, 2017 9:00am - 10:30am
Calveras/Balboa

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