Fletcher Group Announces New Educational Initiative
Announced in February of 2021, The Fletcher Group’s new Educational Initiative is designed to promote public health and the recovery community in particular by providing student interns with professional in-field experience promoting and implementing recovery Best Practices and safe, effective Recovery Housing. The Fletcher Group is honored to help develop the knowledge base and careers of promising young people whose dedication to public service is an inspiration to us all.
A native of Bozeman, Montana, Makenzie Quinn is in the second year of her Masters of Social Work at Boise State University in Boise, Idaho. She has nine years of experience working with children who have experienced trauma and at-risk children and adolescents. She volunteers to mentor children in the Gallatin Valley of Montana and has worked for multiple nonprofits that promote the health and welfare of children and families in crisis. After attaining her MSW, she plans to further her knowledge of clinical social work by getting her LCSW to become a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. In addition to her love of children, she loves “everything outdoors, especially fly fishing and skiing.”
Lecion is a third-year Masters of Social Work graduate student at Boise State University. She’s been involved in social work for 14 years, as a case worker in the foster care system, as an investigator and rate assessor with Child Protective Services, and as a counselor for adolescents with mental health issues. She also has experience in child care, home and group care, and agency licensing. Originally from Snohomish, Washington, Lecion is dedicated to obtaining further social work experience as a means of enriching the lives of individuals, families, communities and society at large.
SAMHSA: “A Model of Evidence-Based Best Practices”
The Kentucky Recovery program upon which the Fletcher Group’s recovery model is based has been cited as a model “Evidence-Based Program” by the federal government’s Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). Page 42 from the report, reproduced below, explains why.
Mitch McConnel Announces POWER Grant to Fletcher Group
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ARC Names POWER Grant Recipients
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