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Training in the Invitation to Change Approach

Using science and kindness to help your loved one change - with additional training on starting a peer support group in your community.


February 12th-22nd 2021
(See Training Schedule)


Virtual Workshop


Virtual Workshop


Professionals, community members, those looking to start a community support group


$100 per person
(Scholarships available, see below)

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The Invitation to Change Approach teaches family members practical and effective strategies to motivate change in their loved one struggling with substances. By empowering them with a science-based understanding of substance use, the Invitation to Change Approach helps families support healthy/non-using behaviors, improve communication, and reduce substance use.

With a focus on the meeting of science and kindness, this approach works to reduce shame and stigma, increases family well-being, and encourages parents and family members to take care of themselves.

Participants will leave the training with a new way of understanding and approaching substance use, as well as a set of practical skills and understandings that will help them better help people with substance use issues.

This workshop will also have additional training on how to organize a support group in your community!

Cost & Schedule

$100 per person. Scholarships are available, please reach out to Kayla Brady (kbrady@cmcffc.org) to learn more.

All proceeds from ticket sales go to CMC:Foundation for Change which is a 501(c)3 charitable organization.

Day 1

Friday, February 12th
9:00 AM-4:00 PM EST

Day 2

Friday, February 19th
9:00 AM-4:00 PM EST

Day 3

Monday, February 22nd
5:00 PM-8:00 PM EST


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(* You will receive an enrollment form via email.  Seats are limited)

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