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Love First: A New Approach to Intervention for Alcoholism and Drug Addiction

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If alcoholics and addicts won’t accept help until they’re ready, what gets them ready? This book provides an answer in clear, concise terms. Dispelling two damaging myths: That an addict has to hit bottom and that intervention must be confrontational. The authors’ proven approach puts love first and shows families, step by step, what to do next.

This course is based on the book, Love First: A New Approach to Intervention for Alcoholism and Drug Addiction created by Jeff Jay and Debra Jay

Journal/Publisher:

Hazelden

Publication Date:

2000

Course Material Authors

Jeff Jay

Jeff Jay is president of the Terry McGovern Foundation in Washington, D.C. Jerry serves as director of program development and chief information officer at Brighton, Michigan.

Debra Jay

Debra Jay served as a chemical dependency specialist at Hanley Hazelden Center in West Palm Beach, Florida. She also facilitated the residential family program at the center and designed the evening family program. Debra has an active practice as an interventionist, and she provides training and consulting services to families throughout the United States and Canada.

Course Creator

Keith Gibson, Ph.D.

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about intervention strategies. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Explain what science has learned about the genetics of addiction.

  2. Describe how to prepare for an intervention.

  3. Identify what steps need to be taken upon the completion of an intervention.

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American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders (AAHCPAD)

7 CE credit hours

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American Psychological Association (APA)

7 CE credit hours

CE Learning Systems is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. CE Learning Systems maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

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NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC)

7 CE credit hours

This course has been approved by CE Learning Systems, service provider of Addiction Counselor CE, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #107243, CE Learning Systems is responsible for all aspects of their programming.

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National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)

7 CPD hours

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Course Number 101021
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