Date & Time
Monday, October 9, 2023, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location Name
The Gallery
Session Type
Multiple Speaker Presentation
Intended Audience
SSA’s, Affiliate leaders without state support.
Level of Experience
Introductory -- No prior experience with topic needed.

How Michigan has funded its NARR Affiliate (MARR) to expand its bed count from 300 to over 2,500 beds in two years; develop a 20-hour NARR training together with a 5-hour Michigan state-specific training; provide and onboard the Rec-Cap recovery capital assessment instrument to over 60 RR operators; develop LGBTQ+ policies under the new Michigan statutes including gender as a protected class; provide funding for the 2023 NARR best practices conference; and generally advocate for recovery in Michigan which has resulted in a doubling of the per night bed rate for RR residence as well as providing for opioid litigation settlement funding for the purchase and/or long-term lease of RR in underserved

Upon completing this session, attendees will…1. Be able to identify the major federal and state funding sources for an affiliate. 2. Have a strategy for tying funding to certification. 3. Be aware of funding use limitations and reporting requirements that come with funding.
Counselor Skill Group
Legal, Ethical and Professional Development
Session Materials
Additional Session Materials