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October Featured Events

TRAINING: Addictions 101
Friday, October 20, 2017
9:00 a.m.  – 4:00 p.m.
Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences
1025 Old Wyomissing Road, Reading, PA 19611
Trainer: Vladimir Beaufils
Cost: $15

This course will address ethical considerations in addiction treatment. CLICK HERE for more information and to register for this training.

Certified Recovery Specialist (CRS) Trainings
October – December 2017
Saturdays 9:00 a.m.  – 4:00 p.m.
West Lawn United Methodist Church
15 Woodside Ave, West Lawn, PA 19609
Reiner Education Building – 1st Floor – Room 109

A Certified Recovery Specialist (CRS) provides help to individuals in early recovery from alcohol and/or other drugs gain access to needed resources in their community.  As a knowledgeable individual, the CRS lends support and make appropriate referrals in an effort to help individuals accomplish goals and sustain recovery. This training is necessary for Certification as a Recovery Specialist. Registration deadline for these trainings is 10/13/17. CLICK HERE for more information.

EVENT: Senior Expo
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
9:00 a.m.  – 3:00 p.m.
DoubleTree Hotel By Hilton in Reading
701 Penn Street, Reading, PA 19601

It’s that time of year again! We will be a this year’s Senior Expo brought to you by Berks Encore. Adults over the age of 50 are invited to attend. NEW THIS YEAR – there will be a medication drop box on site. CLICK HERE to view more information.

EVENT: Time to Talk
Wednesday, October 25, 2017
7:00 p.m.
Muhlenberg High School
400 Sharp Ave., Reading, PA 19605

How do you talk to your kids about drugs? This program is specifically designed for parents of students of all ages, elementary through high school. Prevention experts will discuss how and when to start the conversation with your child about drugs and alcohol. The program will include interactive dialogue and time for questions. For more information, contact Alicia Kline: (610) 376-8669, Ext. 121, akline@cocaberks.org. DOWNLOAD the flyer.

November Featured Events

EVENT: 2017 COCA Annual Conference
Thursday, November 2, 2017
7:45 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Crowne Plaza Hotel
1741 Papermill Rd, Wyomissing, PA
Cost: $50

Join us for this year’s Annual Conference: The Blame & Shame of AddictionCLICK HERE for more information and to register for this day!

EVENT: Time to Talk
Thursday, November 2, 2017
6 – 8:00 p.m.
Twin Valley Middle School
700 Clymer Hill Rd, Elverson, PA 19520

How do you talk to your kids about drugs? This program is specifically designed for parents of students of all ages, elementary through high school. Prevention experts will discuss how and when to start the conversation with your child about drugs and alcohol. The program will include interactive dialogue and time for questions. For more information, contact Alicia Kline: (610) 376-8669, Ext. 121, akline@cocaberks.org. DOWNLOAD the flyer.

EVENT: Esperanza para Berks
Sunday, November 12, 2017
1:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
DoubleTree Hotel By Hilton in Reading
701 Penn Street, Reading, PA 19601

Join us for our 2nd Esperanza para Berks event! This program will be entirely in Spanish. CLICK HERE for more information.