Integrating 12-Step Programs into Client Care B: The 12-Step Process

$35.00

** This is not a ‘self help’ course or a course for family members. This course is intended for continuing education purposes for mental health & addiction personnel. **

Full Title:
Effective Integration of 12-Step Programs into Client’s Care B: The 12-Step Process

Single Webinar:
This webinar is part of a three-part series. It can be taken independently, but if you purchase the bundle of all three at once, you can save $6.

Duration:
120 minutes including a Q&A

Includes:
• The on-demand recording to watch later at your convenience
• A handout in PDF format for viewing or self-printing
• A certificate of completion

See below for the description, objectives, speaker biography, and more.

Description

Duration:
120 minutes including a Q&A

Includes:
• A certificate of completion
• The on-demand recording to watch at your convenience
• A handout in PDF format for viewing or self-printing

Description:
The acuity of Substance Use Disorders has recently increased and it is imperative that health care professionals are fully informed regarding 12-Step programs–the most widely attended mutual help groups in North America. Inevitably, addiction professionals will treat clients who are in such programs and ideally, they should be able to include the 12-Step model in client care. Connecting with individual narratives has been an important part of the history of these programs and it is crucial to explore the benefits of this treatment modality. Additionally, these programs possess a unique culture, language and lifestyle—and many common misconceptions surround them. Therefore, health care professionals will gain a deeper understanding than what they may have learned from academia about these unique programs in order to effectively integrate the 12-Step and clinical models and to build ongoing rapport with such clients. During this 3-part workshop both challenges and treatment strategies will be discussed with case examples and video segments.

Topics in the “B: The 12-Step Process” webinar:
• 12-Step Member Roles
• Defining and Examining the 12 Steps
• Benefits and Challenges of Each “Step”
• Associated Mood Symptoms with 12 Steps

Who Should Attend?:
• Physicians, Psychologists, Mental Health Nurses,Therapists
• All Staff in Addictions Settings
• Social Workers & Allied Professional Staff in Psychiatric settings
• Primary Care Physicians & Nurses; MH Staff in Community Settings
• Intake & Frontline Staff; Mental Health Managers and Educators
• Mental Health Nurses and Staff in Correctional & Forensic Settings
• Mental Health Staff in Adolescent Settings
• Selected Staff in Harm Reduction, Group Homes and Family Violence Programs.
** This is not a ‘self help’ course or a course for family members. This course is intended for continuing education purposes for mental health & addiction personnel. **

Sarah Allen Benton, MS, LMHC, LPC, AADC

Sarah Allen Benton is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor. She is Co-Owner of Benton Behavioral Health Consulting, LLC. She is currently a Clinical Consultant at Aware Recovery Care home-based addiction treatment in North Haven, Connecticut and at The Strathmore House transitional sober living program for men in Boston, Massachusetts. She worked previously as an Addiction Therapist and Group Leader at Insight Counseling and Turnbridge young adult male addiction treatment in Connecticut. Additionally, she was a Clinical Team Specialist at McLean Hospital at McLean Brook transitional living program for dual diagnosis in Belmont, MA. She is author of the book, “Understanding the High-Functioning Alcoholic” and has been featured frequently in the media including the NY Times and has appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show, The Today Show, The CBS Early Show, SiriusXM and NPR and is a blogger for PsychologyToday.com. She has been in long-term recovery since 2004.