Addictions 101 for Recovery Coaches

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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 brain
  • Facilitated exercises for understanding interventions, treatment & recovery

Objectives

  • Describe underlying mechanisms, incidence and societal impact of addiction
  • Review diagnostic criteria for AOD dependence/abuse and the effects on brain and body
  • Discuss current treatment modalities, as well as accepted recovery principals, core values, components and supports
  • Define impact of one’s personal experience, bias, assumption on an individual’s self-definition and/or recovery

Agenda

AM - Addictions 101 Baseline

         Definitions, Mechanics & Impact  

         The Medical Model

         Interventions, Treatment & Recovery

        

PM - Recovery-Informed Considerations

         Self-Definition – Parallels & Implications

         Practical Skills Exercises – Bias, Assumption, Stigma & Labels

         Self-Assessment & Next Steps

Presenter: 
Fell Cadwallader & Blair Jennings
Event Date: 
Friday, April 13, 2018 - 8:30am
Attendance Mode: 
In Person
Event Categories: 
Recovery Coach Training
Addictions 101 for Recovery Coaches
Address: 
Edwards House Meetings and Retreat Center
1 Badger Rd.
Framingham, MA 01702
Cost: 
$35
Contact Information
Marion Clark
Phone: 
508-752-7313
Organization: 
AdCare Educational Institute, Inc