Spring 2015 Collaborative Session Notes
Coining In vs. Coining Out
Convener: Ryan Miller, Futures of Palm Beach [email protected]
Scribe: Neena Wilcox, The Bridge to Recovery [email protected]
|Baars, Theo||Westbridge||[email protected]|
|Cape, Laurie||The Bridge to Recovery||[email protected]|
|Chadwick, Cindy||Life Healing Center||[email protected]|
|Dunn, Patrick||JourneyPure||[email protected]|
|Kinloch, Bill||The Refuge||[email protected]|
|O’Shea,Christopher||The Journey Home||[email protected]|
List 3 (or more) important ideas offered by the convener.
- Clients are introduced to alumni services during the first week after detox and talked to about Coining In. And asked about previous experiences of graduation at other centers.
- C: Courage
- O: Open Arms
- I: Investment
- N: New Life
- There is no “graduation”
List 3 (or more) great ideas offered by the participants.
- Be a part of, instead of feeling excluded
- Baby steps to get clinical buy-in: it’s change and often initially rejected
- “Coining In” can be at any time during treatment or can include a leaving ceremony
Other things discussed:
Struggling with integrating Alumni Services with other departments.
The Actual Coin: keep it more anonymous, maybe center logo, no identifiers