Addictions 101 for Recovery Coaches

Please see this link for more information including registration: http://www.cvent.com/d/g6ql32

Description: 
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

Objectives:
​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

 

Presenter: 
Fell Cadwallader & Blair Jennings
Event Date: 
Friday, March 15, 2019 - 8:30am to 4:30pm
Attendance Mode: 
In Person
Tags: 
Recovery Coach Training
Addictions 101 for Recovery Coaches
Address: 
Hilton Garden Inn
800 Hall of Fame Ave.
Springfield, MA 01105
Cost: 
$40
Sponsored by BSAS: 
Yes
Contact Information
Marion Clark-Jalbert
Phone: 
5087527313
Organization: 
AdCare Educational Institute
Position: 
Planner