Meet the Director
Blaine (Woody) Wood is a Cherokee citizen registered with the Western Band of the Cherokee Nation in Tahlequah Oklahoma. He has 24 years of facilitation experience and has provided training of trainers in the areas of the Wellbriety Movement’s Medicine Wheel and 12 Steps, Father Hood programs, Relapse Prevention, Cognitive Self Change, Visioning, Team Building, Therapeutic Communities, Drug and Alcohol Education, and Native Cultural Training.
Woody Has provided training’s for Tribal communities, Federal Prison’s , Treatment Centers Governmental Agencies and the sober community at large, was employed with White Bison from 2002 to 2008 as the National Coordinator and Master Firestarter for the Wellbriety Programs to include The Medicine Wheel and 12 Steps, Fathers of Tradition and White Bison’s Warrior Down Re-entry program. In 2003 Woody founded the non-profit organization Wellbriety for Prisons Inc. And continued to Train Native Communities in these programs, and has now targeted Idaho’s prison system to begin a healing movement from the inside out through the Peer to Peer Re-entry Process.
Since 1990 Woody has been on the ground floor of the implementation of Idaho’s Cognitive Self Change program and has an in-depth understanding of the process for Cognitive restructuring. Woody was also involved in the filming of White Bison’s Medicine Wheel and 12 Step program, and created the original Facilitators Manual and Workbook. In 1997 Woody created the Whole Vision Relapse Prevention Program and implemented it in Idaho’s Correctional facilities.
In 2012 Woody began using all his experience, Knowledge and Expertise to create Wellbriety For Prison’s own Re-entry Program’s as a package of continuous wrap around services; The Idaho Re-Entry Project. (See the Programs Page for information on each Program)
Wellbriety for Prisons is interested in what you’ve got to say. If you have a suggestion or comment, please contact Blaine (Woody) Wood, at Wellbriety for Prisons.
Office phone number: 208.461.3764