Total CE Credit Hours: 7.5
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/103093
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About the Course:
12-step programs like Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and Narcotics Anonymous (NA) have helped countless people on the path to recovery. But many still feel that 12-step programs aren’t for them: that the spiritual emphasis is too narrow, the modality too old-school, the setting too triggering, or the space too exclusive. Some struggle with an addict label that can eclipse the histories, traumas, and experiences that feed into addiction, or dismisses the effects of adverse experiences like trauma in the first place. Advances in addiction medicine, trauma, neuropsychiatry, social theory, and overall strides in inclusivity need to be integrated into modern-day 12-step programs to reflect the latest research and what it means to live with an addiction today. In this book, Dr. Marich provides this integration- an approach to treat the whole person, not just the addiction- to foster healing, transformation, and growth.
This course covers chapters 1-6.
This course is based on the book, Trauma and the 12 Steps created by Jamie Marich, Ph.D. in 2020.
Revised and expanded Jul 2020
Course Material Author
Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.
Describe why a trauma-sensitive approach is important in recovery.
Identify how alcohol and substance abuse can interplay with diagnosed PTSD and small-t trauma, including dissociative symptoms.
Differentiate the elements of the triune brain and explain their functions.
List at least 2 benefits of twelve-step programs for trauma survivors.
List three problematic slogans for trauma survivors used in twelve-step programs.
Describe two ways to incorporate flexibility and trauma-sensitivity to twelve-step programs.
American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders (AAHCPAD)
7.5 CE credit hours
NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC)
7.5 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.
National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)
7.5 CPD hours
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