Addictions 101

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This training is specific to Recovery Support Services.  
It is a requirement for the CARC (Certified Addiction Recovery Coach).

Addictions 101 – A Recovery & Wellness Framework offers participants an introduction to the medical model of addiction, including the effects of addiction on the body and brain, as well as basic pharmacology and treatment. Designed for the Recovery Coach professional, this workshop honors the power of personal recovery and self-definition. Through a series of interactive exercises, participants are challenged to consider their own definition(s), experiences, biases and assumptions of addiction. This 1-day workshop includes the following:

A review of addiction models - medical, community, etc.
Exploration/articulation of drug abuse vs. drug addiction and the human brian
Facilitated exercises for understanding interventions, treatment & recovery

​Upon completion of this training, the participants will:

  • Describe underlying mechanisms, incidence and social impact of addiction.
  • Review diagnostic criteria for AOD dependence/abuse and the effects on the brain and body.
  • Discuss the current treatment modalities, as well as accepted recovery principals, core values, components and supports.
  • Define the impact of one'e personal experience, bias, assumption on an individual's self-definition and/or recovery.
Fell Cadwallader & Blair Jennings
Event Date: 
Friday, November 1, 2019 - 8:30am to 4:00pm
Attendance Mode: 
In Person
Recovery Trainings
Recovery Coach Training Package "À LA CARTE"
Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott
185 MacArthur Dr
New Bedford, MA 02740
Contact Information
Marion Clark Jalbert
AdCare Educational Institute, Inc.
Training Coordinator

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