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Welcome to the Copeland Center Summit: WRAP, Peer Support, and Community!
Wednesday, September 11 • 10:30am - 12:10pm
WRAP For Forensics

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WRAP is a powerful tool for recovery. Through WRAP, many people have found a way to actively engage in their own recoveries. And people have found WRAP useful for many aspects of their lives, in many different settings. In this workshop we’ll explore how WRAP can be used in forensic peer support.  This workshop will provide education about how WRAP can help people with disturbing and uncomfortable feelings while behind prison walls. Additionally, there will be discussion of the challenges within the Philadelphia county prison, and a candid conversation of difficulties peer specialists sometimes face when providing peer support in forensic settings.


Denis Crespo

Denis Crespo is a Certified Peer Specialist and an Advance Level WRAP Facilitator  worked with The Friends Connection Philadelphia a program of the MHASP for  3 years.  Was also a Music Coordinator/Alumni Coordinator for The Friends Connection.  Denis is also a person in recovery... Read More →
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Michael Nelson

Coordinator of Technical Assistance and Trainer Development, Institute for Recovery and Community Integration, Institute for Recovery and Community Integration
Michael Nelson is a Certified Peer Specialist and the Coordinator of Technical Assistance and Trainer Development at IRCI. Michael is an Advanced Level Wrap Facilitator and has learned a wide variety of facilitation topics including: relapse and relapse prevention training, Wellness... Read More →

Wednesday September 11, 2013 10:30am - 12:10pm
Betsy Ross II

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