Promoting Family Wellness using WRAP┬«


November 18, 2014 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Event Description Through this webinar, Matthew will discuss his recovery experience personally, professionally and as a family member despite challenges in the mental health system care. He will be supported by speakers in his own family from the experiential perspectives of the wellness journey in the family during difficult times and beyond. A key resource in his presentation is how the evidenced based Wellness Recovery Action Plan applies in the context of the individual's and the family's journey of recovery. Through this webinar participants will be able to: 
  1. Understand the key concepts and action plans of WRAP2.
  2. Describe how WRAP may benefit a families wellness 
  3. Identify next steps to learning and sharing WRAP with other families



Health Insurance Marketplace 101 Webinar

Tuesday, November 4, 2014 | 3 p.m. Eastern Time

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and SAMHSA invite you to join us for a webinar on the basics of the Health Insurance Marketplace. The webinar will provide an overview of the Affordable Care Act and key features of the Health Insurance Marketplace (, such as premium tax credits, cost-sharing reductions, eligibility requirements, renewal instructions, and special enrollment periods.

In addition, we will discuss how individuals and organizations can help during open enrollment by becoming a Certified Application Counselor (CAC) organization and Champion for Coverage. CACs are volunteers who assist people to enroll in the Health Insurance Marketplace. Champions for Coverage help by educating people in their community about the importance of getting covered and how to enroll.

Join the Marketplace 101 Webinar

Dial-in number: 1-888-390-0973

Conference I.D. number: PW9314435

Audience passcode: OC114

No registration required. Please join us 5 minutes early.

Questions about the webinar?

Email CMS at

This webinar will be recorded and available for replay for 30 days.

You can access the replay here.


Charity How To Webinar: How to Promote Your Next Fundraising Event with Facebook Ads

FREE WEBINAR: How to Promote Your Next Fundraising Event with Facebook Ads

    Tuesday, October 14      

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1:00 PM - 1:45 PM EDT

Facebook ads are a powerful way to increase engagement and drive traffic to your website. But are you using Facebook ads effectively? Are you increasing engagement, building your email list and converting more donors and volunteers?

This free webinar will show you simple ways to use Facebook Ads to promote your next fundraising event. You will learn how to target people who are similar to your existing donors, volunteers and supporters. You will learn how to more deeply engage your current Facebook fans, email subscribers AND website visitors.

In this 45-minute webinar, you will learn:

  • Where you should start if you're a beginner
  • Targeting recent website visitors
  • When to use Facebook ads and when to use Boosted posts
  • How to use Facebook Insights for better targeting
  • Three steps for selecting the best posts to promote
  • Three tips for getting more Facebook event RSVPs and more

BONUS: This free webinar includes a downloadable workbook:

  • The 1-Page Social Media Marketing Plan

About the Topic Expert: John Haydon is the author of Facebook Marketing for Dummies, and founder of Inbound Zombie, a new media consulting firm helping nonprofits with online marketing. He has spoken at the Nonprofit Technology Conference, BlogWorld, BBCon, is an Instructor for Marketing Profs University, and is a regular contributor to The Huffington Post and Social Media Examiner. John has trained thousands of nonprofits, both large and small, via CharityHowTo nonprofit webinars.


    Tuesday, October 14      

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1:00 PM - 1:45 PM EDT


LAC Webinar: Accessing Insurance Coverage for Substance Use & Mental Treatment: The Federal Parity Law Oct 8


STAR Center Community of Practice on Collaborative Leadership: Featuring an Interview with Lauren Spiro 


Date: Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Time: 2 – 3:30 p.m. ET
Every day we are faced with opportunities to make a real difference in our communities. Do we offer our unique contribution or just keep it to ourselves?
Lauren’s Dialogues of Discovery model is a testament to the power of dialogue to transform consciousness and an invitation to explore topics such as: How to redefine who you are, how to fill the emptiness in your soul, and how to learn to forgive - ourselves as well as others who have harmed us. Lauren will discuss how to discover your vision of how you want the community or the world to be and what specific steps you can begin taking towards that vision.
This month’s Community of Practice features an interview with Lauren Spiro. Fueled by a vision of an America where every individual is respected and included as a valued member of the community, Lauren’s work focuses on developing our capacity for compassion, appreciating the vast creativity of the human mind, and building pathways so everyone may come home. She is the co-founder and co-director of Emotional CPR. She co-founded two non-profit corporations and is the associate director of the National Coalition for Mental Health Recovery. She consults on several Federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s contracts and her memoir, Living for Two:  A Daughter’s Journey From Grief and Madness to Forgiveness and Peace was published in 2014 . She has an M.A. in Clinical/Community Psychology. For more information see
Join the STAR Center Community of Practice on Collaborative Leadership and Action for a featured interview with Lauren Spiro to hear more about Lauren’s view of her own leadership style, her personal standards for leadership and how we can best support and develop leadership with each other.