Restoring the Addicted, Angry, and Abused - Twelve Weeks Toward Sanity
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Time: 9am - 1:00pm
Location: Regent University
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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.
Mental Health Workers, Psychologists, Counselors, Pastors, Ministry Leaders, Social Workers, Graduate Students
This workshop aims to provide mental health professionals, students, and members of the community with:
- a Christ-centered, transformational model of recovery from addictions and compulsive behaviors, historic woundedness and life-altering habits
- a faith-based option for court-ordered individuals to seek restitution and a new lifestyle
- Christian alternatives to recovery groups, anger management, stress management and healing from abuse
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.
- Allen, D. F., (2004). Shattering the gods within. Brentwood, CA: Curtain Call Production, LLC.
- Anderson, N. T. (2004). The steps to freedom in christ. 3rd Edition. Delight, AR: Gospel Light Publishing Company.
- 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.
Archibald Hart, Thrilled to Death
Archibald Hart, Healing Life’s Hidden Addictions
- Hardy, P. (2005). Redeeming the tears: A journey through grief and loss. Grand Rapids, MI: Serendipity Publishing.
- Hardy, P. (2005). Things left behind: Your personal roadmap to spiritual healing and intimacy with god. Virginia Beach, VA.
- 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.
- Gorski, T. (1989). Understanding the twelve steps: An interpretation and guide for recovering people. New York, NY: Simon and Schuster, Inc.
- Kollar, C.A. (1997). Solution-focused pastoral counseling:an effective short-term approach for getting people back on track. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan.
- 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.
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
10:50 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
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.
• Presently enrolled at Liberty Theological Seminary as a candidate of DMin in Pastoral Counseling
• Advanced Theophostic Minister (transformational prayer ministry), 1999
• Masters in Business Administration and Leadership, Graduate School of Business Administration Mexico City, Mexico. (Colegio de Graduados) 1994. Masters Thesis: Published by Editorial Grad, 1996 “El Camino Hacia la Ecelenica Personal” (The Road to Personal Excellence).
• Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education, Tennessee Temple University, Chattanooga, Tennessee. 1980.
• Investigation and Interrogation Techniques, the REID Method, Virgiina Beach Police Department, 2010
• Certified Gang Specialist, Virginia Gang Investigators Association, 2009.
• NADAI Intervention Specialist (National Association of Drug and Alcohol Interventionists) 2008
• Crisis Intervention Stress Management, 2007
• Sexual Crimes Interviewing Techniques, Norfolk Gang and Violence Prevention, 2002.
• Certified Pastoral Member. Personality Assessment, Sarasota Academy of Christian Counselors, 1996
• Charter member of American Association of Christian Counselors, 1994.
• Things Left Behind, 2003. Xulon Press.
• Redeeming the Tears, Paul Hardy, 2005. Serendipity House, www.lifewaystores.com.
• Stop the Madness, Ben Colter and Paul Hardy, 2005. Serendipity House, www.lifewaystores.com
• El Camino Hacia la Excelencia Profesional, Paul Hardy, 1997. GRAD Publishing.
• Consultant, Catholic Charities, March-November, 2010. Virginia Beach, VA
• Pastoral Counselor, 1997-Present. Virginia Beach, VA
• Founder of Recovery for the City/Recovery for Life, 1998-Present. Virginia Beach, VA
• Founded the “Recovery for the City.com” (A Faith-based 501©(3) 12 Step Recovery Program) in 1999. The program serves approximately 250 people weekly including but not limited to:
- Drug and alcohol (substance abuse)
- Sexual addiction
- Anger management
- Self mutilation
• Founded AMP’D (Answers for Making Positive Decisions) program for at-risk teens struggling with:
- Anger management
- Court Issues
- Addictions (substance abuse)
- Self-esteem issues
• Director of Pastoral Counseling, Atlantic Shores Baptist Church, 1997-2006. Virginia Beach, VA
• Third Precinct Virginia Beach Police Chaplain, 2002-Present. Virginia Beach, VA
• Professor of Communications, 1994-1997. Graduate School of Business. Mexico City, Mexico
• Association of Baptist for World Evangelism, Harrisburg, PA Counselor/Teacher/Pastor 1980-1998
Attendees are eligible to receive a 15% discount on enrollment for NADAI (National Association of Drug and Alcohol Interventionists) certification (regularly $159). Additional information will be provided at the workshop by the presenter.
Attendees can receive a 10% discount on book: Redeeming the Tears at the event (regularly $7.99).
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