We are pleased to announce we will be holding our September Clinical Training Workshop on PERSPECTIVES ON ADDICTION. During our Second Sunday presentation, we will explore the uses of harm reduction and 12-step recovery as approaches to substance abuse and addiction. This workshop is open to all interns and supervisors of Grateful Heart Holistic Therapy Center, as well as students and practitioners of psychotherapy.
Date, Time and Location: Sunday, September 10, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM, INCORPORATING HARM REDUCTION METHODS INTO YOUR PRACTICE with Cynthia Hoffman, MFT and 12:30 – 2:00 PM, THE VALUE OF 12-STEP RECOVERY with a panel of speakers from Alcoholics Anonymous, East Bay Healing Collective, 1840 Alcatraz, Berkeley
Presenter: Cynthia Hoffman, MFT and a panel of speakers from Alcoholics Anonymous
Cost: Free for interns, alumni and supervisors of Grateful Heart, $30 for students and pre-licenced clinicans and $50 for licensed clinicians
RSVP: Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org. Drop-in attendees welcome!
(Please include the workshop title in the email subject line when you RSVP)
Part One: INCORPORATING HARM REDUCTION METHODS INTO YOUR PRACTICE
This workshop will orient you to the principles of Harm Reduction and how psychotherapists in private practice can work from a Harm Reduction perspective. Issues of substance use assessment, goal setting and counter-transference themes that emerge when working with substance users will be addressed.
Part Two: THE 12-STEP PROGRAM APPROACH AS A RESPONSE TO ADDICTION
This panel of speakers will discuss the basic tenets of 12-Step programs, as well as their personal perspectives of the value of this approach for persons struggling with substance abuse and addiction.