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 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, February 15, 2019 - 8:30am to 4:30pm
Attendance Mode: 
In Person
Recovery Trainings
UMASS Lowell Inn & Conference Center
50 Warren Street
Lowell, MA 01852
Contact Information
Marion Clark-Jalbert
AdCare Educational Institute

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