CRS: Newsletter, Winter 2020

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Community Recovery Services: Newsletter, Winter 2020

In an effort to share information and stay connected, a Community Recovery Services newsletter is emailed to you twice a year, once during the summer months and once during the winter months.

Do you have a colleague who should receive this newsletter and other email updates from the DHS Community Recovery Services team? Share this message with them and encourage them to sign up for the DHS Community Recovery Services provider email list.

Community Recovery Services Network Meeting: January 27, 2021

The next virtual Community Recovery Services Network Meeting is January 27 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Stacey Teegardin and Laleña Lampe, state trainers for Individual Placement and Support (IPS), will provide a presentation on IPS in Wisconsin.

County and provider staff are encouraged to attend these meetings to discuss challenges and opportunities. Information regarding these meetings is emailed to people on the DHS Community Recovery Services provider email list

Welcome back, Buffalo County

Buffalo County offered Community Recovery Services from 2010 to 2015. The county received approval to restart their program in November 2020. Buffalo County plans to work with other counties in the Western Region Recovery and Wellness Consortium to provide services. Welcome back, Buffalo County!

Provider spotlight

We want to celebrate the creativity, thoughtfulness, and hard work of Community Recovery Services providers. Walworth County teamed with one of their community living supportive services providers, Casa Mia Care Center Inc., to explain how their community-based residential facility has adapted to the challenges of 2020 and how their residents are benefiting. Read their story. This article was submitted by Walworth County. Do you have a provider spotlight article to share for a future newsletter? Contact the DHS Community Recovery Services team

County collaboration opportunity

The Walworth County Department of Health and Human Services Community Recovery Services Program is holding a "Multi-County Community Recovery Services Collaboration Meeting" using Zoom January 27, 2021, from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. For more information, view the flyer created by Walworth County