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Recovery Coach Academy

Recovery Coach Academy

Sponsored by BSAS: 
Yes

Please see this link for more information and an application form: http://www.cvent.com/d/2yq2kv

The Recovery Coach Academy is a 5-day intensive training academy focusing on providing individuals with the skills needed to guide, mentor and support anyone who would like to enter into or sustain long-term recovery from an addiction to alcohol or other drugs.

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Describe Recovery Coach role and functions
  • List the components, core values and guiding principles of recovery
  • Build skills to enhance relationships
  • Explore many dimensions of recovery of recovery and recovery coaching
  • Discover attitudes about self-disclosure and sharing one’s story
  • Understand the stages of recovery
  • Describe the stages of change and their applications
  • Increase their awareness of culture, power and privilege
  • Address ethical and boundaries issues
  • Experience recovery wellness planning
  • Practice newly acquired skills
Presenter: 
Robert Rousseau & John Cromwell
Event Date: 
Monday, September 9, 2019 - 8:30am to Friday, September 13, 2019 - 4:30pm
Attendance Mode: 
In Person
Tags: 
Recovery Trainings
Recovery Coach Academy
Address: 
UMass Lowell Inn and Conference Center
50 Warren St
Lowell, MA 01852
Cost: 
$200
Contact Information
Marion Clark-Jalbert
Phone: 
5087527313
Organization: 
AdCare Educational Institute
Position: 
Training Coordinator
 
 
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Neurobiology of Addiction

Neurobiology of Addiction

Sponsored by BSAS: 
Yes

 Description:

Cognitive neuroscience, where psychology meets biology, has enabled us to clarify some of the biological bases for substance use and other addictive disorders.  This workshop will examine connections between the brain changes and psychological/emotional/behavioral components of addictive disorders. The progression of these disorders will be discussed along with their increasing resistance to change and the implications for treatment.. 

Objectives:

Upon completion of this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Participants will be able to list brain structures implicated in these disorders and their roles
  • Participants will be able to describe the effects of drugs of abuse
  • Participants will be able to describe the process by which these disorders take on a life of their own.
  • Participants will be able to list three strategies to help clients loosen the grip of addictive disorders.
  • Participants will be able to describe the actions of psychotropic meds and their value in treatment of these disorders.
Presenter: 
Nicolas Ruf, MA, LADC
Event Date: 
Tuesday, September 10, 2019 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Attendance Mode: 
In Person
Address: 
Wylie Inn & Conference Center 295
Hale St.
Beverly, MA 01915
Cost: 
55$
Contact Information
Gina Colon
Phone: 
5087527313
Organization: 
AdCare Educational Institute
Position: 
Training Coordinator
Sep 10 2019 - 9:00am to 4:00pm