Multiple Pathways to Addiction Recovery


Kerry Arnold, LSW – 3 CEU’s

9:30 to 12:30

March 20, 2024

A live interactive training using the Zoom Pro platform

Price per person $89


This workshop examines both the history and the evolution of how addiction recovery is defined, including societal perspectives and stigma, which lead to multiple pathways to recovery. Pathways to be discussed include: 12-step/abstinence-only; community-based intervention compared to medical model-based treatment; facilitated recovery (SMART); faith-based interventions; art/music and trauma-informed interventions; harm reduction.

Training Objectives:

At the conclusion of the training, participants will be able to:

· Discuss the history of addiction recovery and recovery pathways

· Examine stigma about addiction at the level of self and society

· Define recovery from a multiple pathways perspective

This workshop will include small group activities and discussions.



9:30 – 10:15- History of addiction recovery and recovery pathways
10:15 –11:00 – Exploring stigma (self and society), with a small group activity
11:00 – 11:15 – Break
11:15 – 12:30 – Defining recovery from a multiple pathways perspective, with a small group activity


CEU Hours:

This event is co-sponsored by Bryn Mawr College Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research (GSSWSR) for a maximum of 3 credit hours. Bryn Mawr College GSSWSR, as a CSWE accredited School of Social Work, is a pre-approved provider of continuing education for Social Workers, professional counselors, and marriage and family therapists in Pennsylvania and many other states.

About the Trainer:

Kerry Arnold, M.S.W., LSW is a Full Time Assistant Professor in the Behavioral Health/Human Services program at the Community College of Philadelphia. Kerry is a Licensed Social Worker and received her M.S.W. from Temple University. For 32 years, she has been a behavior specialist, educator, and consultant to a myriad of agencies in the Tri-State area serving individuals with intellectual disabilities and co-occurring disorders, which include substance abuse.

Kerry has presented at city, state and national conferences in the area of recovery-centered, behavioral support planning for individuals receiving behavioral health services. From 2008-2015, she was a primary consultant in New Jersey’s dual-disordered initiative in, spearheaded by Rutgers University.

Kerry has co-hosted a television show sponsored by the Community College of Philadelphia, Tapestry of Life, which features interviews with people who have a lived or direct support experience with some aspect of behavioral health/stigma and oppression and their path toward healing. Kerry has facilitated several conferences within Community College of Philadelphia, including LGBTQ awareness and Trauma-Informed Approaches.



After registration, you will be sent a confirmation, and a receipt of payment. A few days before the training you will receive a packet containing instructions for logging on to the Zoom session, handouts, and the requirements for your certificate and CEU’s (if applicable)

Cancellations and Refunds:

Canceling your registration must be done by email ( prior to five business days from the training date. If you have paid the fee, you will receive a refund or credit (your choice). If you fail to cancel prior to five business days and have paid, you or your agency will forfeit the fee. If you fail to cancel prior to five business days from the training date and have not paid, you or your agency will be billed for the full fee. Thank you.

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Event Details

  • March 20, 2024 9:30 am   -   12:30 pm
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