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Michael Nelson

Institute for Recovery and Community Integration
Coordinator of Technical Assistance and Trainer Development, Institute for Recovery and Community Integration
Philadelphia, PA
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 Groups, and Grief & Loss support groups at T.S.M.B.C. Michael has achieved certification in Case Management Services, Training in Tools for Recovery series 1 & 2. Michael has experience in supporting those with forensic backgrounds which includes conducting preauthorization to public and private care providers for treatment of Mental Health Consumers from Philadelphia County Prison. Michael’s duties at the Prison to Community Project included meeting committees, state agencies, community agencies, and other public groups with appropriate care for co-occurring inmate Consumers. Michael has helped provide educational training to Personal Care Homes in Drug & Alcohol Addiction. Michael has also provided Peer Support as a Certified Peer Specialist while working with the Friends Connection in Philadelphia. Michael is an award recipient from the American Poet Society and he also enjoys coaching little league basketball. One of Michael’s favorite quotes is: "A LIFE MEANS NOTHING UNLESS IT TOUCHES ANOTHER LIFE.”

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Wednesday, September 11

10:30am EDT