RM101B An introduction to best practices for navigating recovery from a substance use disorder.
Description: A live webinar designed to help families, local churches and recovery communities develop effective strategies for working with people who have Substance Use Disorders. This six week class will focus on skill sets and other practical ways to apply the principles discussed in the fall session. It is not necessary to have taken the Fall class to benefit from this webinar. There will be written weekly homework for this workshop style class!
Dates: This is a six week class.
The first session will be on Tuesday, January 9, 2017. The final session will be on Tuesday, February 13, 2018. Start date has been postponed. Watch this space for new start date.
Time: 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. EST. Please note that Eastern Standard Time
Enrollment: Limited to 15 participants.
Cost: US $100
Primary Presenter: Teresa McBean is the Executive Director of the National Association for Christian Recovery. Although she is inspired by the work she witnesses happening all over the country in the arena of spirituality and recovery, Teresa is at heart a pragmatic practitioner. She co-pastors Northstar Community, a local recovery church in Richmond, VA, where she regularly borrows other people’s great ideas in hopes of building a safe, effective and welcoming church for families struggling with Substance Use Disorders, trauma and mental health issues.
Week 1 – Responsible FOR me and Responsible TO you
Making sense of how we navigate our responsibilities for loving God, self-care, and loving others within the framework of the addictive family system.
Week 2 – Detachment Is Love
Detailed analysis of how detachment might play out in our every day lives.
Week 3 – Stop talking, start living your boundaries
A practical look at the application of boundaries using real life scenarios.
Week 4 – Writing an Effective Contract
Contracts are never ideal for managing covenantal relationships, but sometimes they are not only necessary – they are extremely helpful. This class will craft several contracts as a practice for applying the principles we’re learning.
Week 5 – The Nuts and Bolts of A Solid, Respectful and Effective Intervention
Crafting an effective intervention. Who participates? What are the appropriate roles? What’s the end game?
Week 6 – What happens when it feels like nothing works?
How do we move beyond our expectations and focus on becoming participants in the process of supportive recovery at all levels?
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