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Webinar: The Brain of Addiction: For Loved Ones

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  • Date Recorded: June 21, 2023
  • Presenter: Dr. Bob Weathers
  • Length: about an hour and a half
  • CE: eligible for 1.5 CEs
  • Price: $75.00 (Members receive 100% discount)
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Dr. Weathers has been working the past several years with faculty experts on addiction treatment at Utah State University to develop an innovative, evidence-based, person-centered, and strengths-oriented addiction recovery and relapse prevention program designed for individuals in addiction recovery and their loved ones.

The model upon which both of his new books are based, the "Recovery Resilience Program", sets about to provide crucial coping and self-regulation skills that contribute to building trustworthy "recovery resilience." What may be missing for many such loved ones is a solid, foundational grounding in the latest scientific information, much of it based on innovations in brain-scan technology, trauma studies, and attachment theory (the bulk of it in this current century), addressing the "brain of addiction."

There will be provided two related “deep dives” into understanding addiction’s impact on the brain and body. The goal throughout is to aid the healthcare provider in deepening loved ones’ understanding of, and empathy for, those in early recovery, including in and around potential slips and relapses. Practical applications of self-regulation – both for individuals in recovery and their loved ones – will not only be detailed, but will be put into action, by means of multiple, hands-on exercises during the webinar. All such tools will be directed toward one, primary goal: increased resilience for individuals in recovery, as enhanced by active and effective contributions from loved ones.

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Dr. Bob Weathers

Dr. Bob Weathers

Dr. Bob Weathers is a highly regarded addiction educator, recovery coach, author, and public speaker.

Over the course of his professional career, "Dr. Bob" has provided tens of thousands of hours of therapeutic counseling and recovery coaching to satisfied clients. He has also committed over four decades to teaching, training, and inspiring graduate-level mental health providers at several southern California universities, including helping to develop their nationally accredited addiction studies certificate and mindfulness-based clinical training coursework. His two most recent books on addiction recovery are currently in press with Cambridge University Press.

 

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Webinar: The Brain of Addiction: For Loved Ones
Dr. Bob Weathers, addiction educator and recovery coach, shares over forty years of clinical experience and research on navigating recovery from addiction. He addresses, in plain English, key questions that most often arise in working with the loved ones of individuals seeking recovery in this CE-based webinar.
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