Total CE Credit Hours: 1
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/101768
About the Course:
This hour-long video presentation, from SAMHSA’s Recovery Month webcast series, explores the role of faith and faith-based organizations in recovery from alcohol and drug addiction. It discusses pastoral counseling, interventions, and other recovery services offered by faith-based organizations as well as the need for pastoral training.
**This course is based on the recorded webinar, Faith and Recovery: The Healing Role of Faith-Based Organizations created by **
Publication Date:June 7, 2006
This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, and social workers who seek knowledge about the role of faith-based organizations in the addiction treatment process. It is appropriate for all levels of participants' knowledge.
After taking this course, you should be able to:
- Explain the role of faith in addressing addiction, the manner in which pastors often deal with the issue, and training needed.
- Identify components of successful faith-based addiction programs and discuss the advantages a member of the clergy may have in addressing an addiction problem.
- Discuss the faith of substance abusers and the qualities of those in the congregation who may be of most help in addressing addiction issues.
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