Free NAADAC Webinar

Fabruary 5, 2014

A component of the Recovery to Practice (RTP) Initiative

Description

This free webinar will review what is known about the resolution of severe alcohol and other drug problems from the standpoint of scientific and historical research.  The review will include information on the prevalence of recovery as well as the pathways, styles, stages, degrees and durability of recovery.

Learning Objectives 

As a result of participating in this webinar, you will be able to:

  • report the estimated number of adults in remission from substance use disorders in the United States;
  • define partial recovery, full recovery, and amplified recovery;
  • identify four styles of recovery initiation;
  • list three identity and four relational styles in long-term recovery;
  • identify the time period at which the risk of future SUD recurrence for people in recovery dramatically declines; and
  • discuss at least three implications for addiction professionals of the growing varieties of recovery experience.
Price

Education is FREE to all professionals

Earn Continuing Education Credit

All applicants for CE credit are required to complete and pass this online CE Quiz.  Members of NAADAC or AccuCare Subscribers receive a Certificate of Completion for 2 CE credits for free.  Non-members of NAADAC or Non-subscribers of AccuCare receive 2 CE credit for $25 (make payment here).  A CE certificate will be emailed to you within 21 days of submission and receiving payment, if applicable.  Click here for a complete list of who accepts NAADAC Continuing Education Credit.

Presenter

William (Bill) White is a Senior Research Consultant at Chestnut Health Systems, past-chair of the board of Recovery Communities United and a volunteer consultant to Faces and Voices of Recovery.  He has a Master's degree in Addiction Studies from Goddard College and has worked full time in the addictions field since 1969 as a streetworker, counselor, clinical director, trainer and researcher.   Bill has authored or co-authored more than 400 articles, monographs, research reports and book chapters and 16 books.  His book, Slaying the Dragon - The History of Addiction Treatment and Recovery in America, received the McGovern Family Foundation Award for the best book on addiction recovery.  Bill's sustained contributions to the treatment field in the United States have been acknowledged by awards from the National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers, the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, NAADAC:  The Association of Addiction Professionals, the American Society of Addiction Medicine, and the Native American Wellbriety Movement.  His widely read papers on recovery advocacy are published in the book Let's Go Make Some History:  Chronicles of the New Addiction Recovery Advocacy Movement. He has also recently published three seminal monographs:  Recovery Management and Recovery-oriented Systems of Care:  Scientific Rationale and Promising Practices, Peer-based Addiction Recovery Support:  History, Theory, Practice and Scientific Evaluation, and Recovery-oriented Methadone Maintenance.  His latest book, co-edited with John Kelly, is Addiction Recovery Management: Theory, Research and Practice.  Bill's collected papers can be found at www.williamwhitepapers.com.
 

Who Should Attend

Direct care addiction counselors who provide addiction treatment and recovery services.


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