Jonathan Lofgren, a native Minnesotan, holds a Ph.D. in Education, specializing in Training & Performance Improvement from Capella University. Jonathan is a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor and a Co-occurring Disorders Professional – Diplomat. He is an active member of the AHRE and International Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT), and a Lifetime Member of the NAACP Minneapolis Chapter. Dr. Lofgren has 30+ years of long-term recovery, behavioral health and education experience, and is a faculty member at Minneapolis College and Metro State University. Jonathan is the founder of the Collegiate Recovery Program at Minneapolis College, the 1st CRP in a Community and Technical College in Minnesota. He also created the Adler Graduate School’s Co-Occurring Disorders Master Degree specialization, and Minneapolis College’s Student African American Brotherhood Program (currently AAME).
In this presentation, Jonathan provided an overview of the Collegiate Recovery Program at Minneapolis College. Minneapolis College’s Collegiate Recovery Program has been named by ARHE as the 100th collegiate program related to recovery in Higher Education. Among the nation’s 1,462 community colleges, Minneapolis College has the 5th ARHE-recognized program aimed at supporting all students in recovery through interpersonal and cross-cultural communications.