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February 1, 2014

CEs:
CE Hours = 4

Course Price:
$149

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This certificate is non-credit but it does qualify for continuing education units.

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CPC320 - Relapse Prevention I - 12 Weeks to Sanity

 

12 Weeks to Sanity Image - Two people climbing a cliffFebruary 1, 2014

In this engaging workshop, Founder of Recovery for the City/ Recovery for Life, Paul Hardy, will present the combined therapy of the Twelve Steps, prayer for inner healing, and solution focused therapy for those who suffer from addictions. Read more below...

Workshop Description:

In this engaging workshop, Founder of Recovery for the City/ Recovery for Life, Paul Hardy, will present the combined therapy of the Twelve Steps, prayer for inner healing, and solution focused therapy for those who suffer from addictions.

The presenter will discuss a Christ-centered, transformational model of recovery from addictions and compulsive behaviors, historic woundedness, and life-altering habits using a faith-based option for court-ordered individuals to seek restitution and a new lifestyle. A result of partnerships which have combined the years of experience and practice of several non-profit organizations (Recovery for Life, People in Need, Onesimus Ministries, Transitions: Home for Hope and others) as well as local churches have provided this results oriented model.

DISCLAIMER: This seminar may contian case studies and demonstrations that could be offensive or emotionally disturbing to some individuals.

This Program Includes These Topics:

  • Components of Social, Physical and Emotional interactions that operate in people's lives
  • Practical aspects of three working models - Biblical 12 Steps, Solutions-Focus, Transformational Prayer
  • Demonstration of case studies
  • Help for people to come out of addictive lifestyles, dynamics of freedom
  • Connect the course material to apply it with real-life situations
  • Select specific resources to help people in the community
  • Present Recovery for Life model
  • NADAI Certification explanation and Books

Who Should Attend:

Mental Health Workers, Psychologists, Counselors, Pastors, Ministry Leaders, Social Workers, Graduate Students

Learning Level - Intermediate

Educational Objectives:

After attending this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • List and understand the major components of how addictions operate in people's lives.
  • Discuss the practical aspects of three working models that help people come out of addictive lifestyles.
  • Connect the course material to apply it with real-life situations.
  • Select specific resources to help people in the community.

Learning Objectives:

This workshop aims to provide mental health professionals, students, and members of the community with:

  1. A Christ-centered, transformational model of recovery from addictions and compulsive behaviors, historic woundedness and life-altering habits
  2. A faith-based option for court-ordered individuals to seek restitution and a new lifestyle
  3. Christian alternatives to recovery groups, anger management, stress management and healing from abuse

 

CEs:

CE Hours Available: 4

Registration Price:


Course Price = $149

 

Program Schedule:


8:45 AM - Check-in Table Opens
9:00 AM - Welcome, Announcements, Introduction
9:10 AM - Training Begins (Presentation, Discussion, and Demonstration)

  • Major components of Social, Physical and Emotional interactions that operate in people's lives
  • Practical aspects of three working models - Biblical 12 Steps, Solutions-Focus, Transformational Prayer
  • Demonstration of case studies
  • Help for people to come out of addictive lifestyles, dynamics of freedom
10:30 AM - Break
10:50 PM - Training Continues (Practice and Feedback)
  • Connect the course material to apply it with real-life situations
  • Select specific resources to help people in the community
  • Present Recovery for Life model
  • NADAI Certification explanation and Books

12:45 PM - Questions/Answers
1:00 PM - Dismiss

Relevant References:

  1. Allen, D. F., (2004). Shattering the gods within. Brentwood, CA: Curtain Call Production, LLC.
  2. Anderson, N. T. (2004). The steps to freedom in christ. 3rd Edition. Delight, AR: Gospel Light Publishing Company.
  3. Anderson, N. T., Quarles, M. Quarles, J. (1996). Freedom from addiction: Breaking the bondage of addiction and finding freedom in Christ. Ventura, CA: Regal Books.
  4. Archibald Hart, Thrilled to Death
  5. Archibald Hart, Healing Life’s Hidden Addictions
  6. Hardy, P. (2005). Redeeming the tears: A journey through grief and loss. Grand Rapids, MI: Serendipity Publishing.
  7. Hardy, P. (2005). Things left behind: Your personal roadmap to spiritual healing and intimacy with god. Virginia Beach, VA.
  8. Hart, A. D. (2007). Thrilled to death. Nashville, TN: Thomas Nelson, Inc.
    Hart, A.D. (1990). Healing life’s hidden addictions: Overcoming the closet compulsions that waste your time and control your life. Ann Arbor, MI: Vine Books/Servant Publications.
  9. Gorski, T. (1989). Understanding the twelve steps: An interpretation and guide for recovering people. New York, NY: Simon and Schuster, Inc.
  10. Kollar, C.A. (1997). Solution-focused pastoral counseling:an effective short-term approach for getting people back on track. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan.
  11. Santoro, J., DeLetis, R., & Bergman, A. (2004). Kill the craving: A revolutionary new treatment for addiction-offering lifelong protection from relapse triggers. Brewster, NY: SLS Health, Inc.

Instructor:

Paul Hardy

Paul Hardy, Founder of Recovery for the City and Recovery for Life, is a passionate leader in the field of trauma recovery and a champion for those who struggle with addictions and compulsive behaviors. Paul is considered an expert in the field of addiction recovery with his unique and specialized intervention methods that reveal how personal beliefs affect behavior. Recovery for the City, a faith-based 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization, began in 1998 as an alternative program for people struggling with addictions and compulsive behaviors. In addition to the nationally known Recovery for the City addictions recovery program, Paul developed the PLACE method for trauma recovery, and he has authored multiple books on addictions recovery.

Paul is an Advanced Theophostic Minister serving as a pastoral counselor working as a consultant for Catholic ministries and he is certified in Critical Incident Stress Management and Drug and Alcohol Intervention. Working with the Virginia Beach Police Department, Dr. Hardy serves to help people exposed to trauma. Both the Navy Brig and the Department of Corrections of Virginia have called on him for the development of treatment programs. He provides relapse prevention training for men coming out of the prison system and for the homeless.

Paul is currently earning his DMin in Pastoral Counseling at Liberty Theological Seminary, and holds a Masters in Business Administration and Leadership. Paul and his wife Suzie are champions for the cause of the broken and hurting. They served with their three children as missionaries in Madrid, Spain and Mexico City for over twenty years.