Social Worker

Transforming People, Programs and Systems

Areas of Interest

Recovery Support
Engaging and empowering individuals to support wellness
Program Development
Innovative use of resources to deliver outstanding outcomes
Nonprofit Administration
Leadership ensuring value for stakeholders as well as service recipients

About Adam

During his undergraduate work in Special Education, Adam was introduced to issues of social justice and the power of advocacy. After finding his way to his personal recovery, Adam began working in the treatment and recovery field. In the furtherance of his professional contribution, Adam earned a Master's degree in Social Work and a certificate in Nonprofit Administration in 2018. While a student at West Chester University, Adam helped to start a collegiate recovery community that continues to grow.,
Adam currently manages a peer support program in the nonprofit sector and trains peer recovery specialists, as well as volunteering on the board of directors for a local grassroots organization. Adam enjoys advocating for the empowerment of peers with lived experience, not only to recover but to serve in every aspect of service delivery, from direct service to program development and policy.,
Adam is always seeking personal and professional growth. He is particularly interested in innovative program development and leadership, and hopes to build a career leading organizations into the exciting future of recovery and wellness.,

Recent Posts

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BBC World Have Your Say Interview

BBC World Have Your Say Interview 11/17/16
By : Adam | Dec 1, 2016
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People in Recovery as an Oppressed Population

People in recovery are an oppressed population who are stigmatized, denied access to quality services, and objectified. Furthermore, this population contains microcosmic elements of privilege and dominance. As a person who has
By : Adam | Dec 8, 2015
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Applications of Education in Treatment and Recovery

Models and Outcomes Substance use disorder is a multi-faceted and complex problem. Accordingly, there are influences from many models at work in the ways that we treat addiction and the ways that
By : Adam | Dec 13, 2014

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