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

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About the Course:

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

Course Material Authors authored the material only, and were not involved in creating this CE course. They are identified here for your own evaluation of the relevancy of the material this course is based on.

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:

After taking this course, you should be able to:

  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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