Eileen Doyle Lawton, MST, CRSW, is the Training Coordinator at SOS Recovery Community Organization. A person in long-term recovery and a family member, Eileen trains SOS curriculums and has completed Motivational Interviewing trainings with Stephen R. Andrew LCSW, LADC, CCS at the Health Education and Training Institute (HETI) and John Gilbert, MS, RD, CCP, RHC-III, ACSM-CEP® at the Institute for Individual and Organizational Change and Jeffery Decker with Telos Motivational Interviewing for Law Enforcement. She also attends the HETI Learning Community.
She works with SOSRCO Executive Director John Burns to create and revise curriculums for trainings offered by SOS, assists in training SOS employees, and as a CRSW, supports peers.
Eileen earned her Masters in Science for Teachers from the University of NH and a bachelor’s degree in Liberal Arts/Journalism from Northeastern University. She is a NH Certified Recovery Support Worker and a certified Journaling Instructor through the Therapeutic Writing Institute. She has led Journaling Workshops for recovery support workers, cancer survivors and others seeking healing, change and growth. Before joining the field of recovery, she was a high school teacher for 23 years in Haverhill, Mass. and a journalist at the Eagle-Tribune in Lawrence, Mass.