Back to the Basics of Recovery


Saturday, May 19, 2018


Reception: 10:00 a.m.


Ashley Campus – Abraham Hall
800 Tydings Lane, Havre de Grace, MD 21078

Schedule of Events:

10:30 am-11:45 am    Steps and Stories for Steps 1-5 (Starbucks napkin version of Step 4)

11:45 am-01:15 pm    Lunch and First Breakout Session to do Steps 4-5

01:15 pm-02:15 pm    Steps and Stories for Steps 6-9

02:15 pm-03:00 pm    Second Breakout Session to do Steps 8-9

03:00 pm-04-15 pm    Steps and Stories for Steps 10-12

Wally P. & Carver B.

Wally P, is the originator of the Back to Basics Beginners’ Meetings, which have grown to more than 6,000 groups and produced more than 700,000 recoveries since its’ reintroduction into the 12-Step community in 1997. This “original” 12-Step meeting format was a phenomenal success during the 1940’s and 1950’s but had become an all but lost piece of history until Wally rediscovered it. Since then, more than 100,000 have attended Wally’s seminars.

Carver B. is a certified Recovery Coach and Trainer and a Structured Family Recovery Counselor. He is also a Grief Recovery Specialist certified with the Grief Recovery Institute. Carver volunteers on a task force for the Episcopal Recovery Program and the Mississippi Department of Corrections. Along with being an Interventionist, Carver is the Alumni Coordinator at Pine Grove in Hattiesburg, MS. He has taken more than 7,000 people through the 12 Steps nationwide through a program called Back to Basics.

Registration fee of $25 which includes the cost of the seminar, lunch, 20+ handouts and a Back to the Basics of Recovery book.

For more information contact Alumni Services at 410-273-2303 or