Family to Family Recovery Resource Guide (2 CE)
This course is for: Social Workers, Psychologists, Counselors, Marriage & Family Therapists
Course By: Virginia Beaufort, Ph.D., LMHC
Content By: Friends of Recovery New York: Family Support and Guidance for Navigating Alcohol and Drug Addiction Treatment and Recovery Services in New York State
Friends of Recovery New York (n.d.). Friends of Recovery New York: Family to Family Resource Guide. Retrieved from https://preventioncouncilputnam.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/Family_to_Family_Resource_Guide.pdf
This course provides a comprehensive overview of family resources and treatment options by Friends of Recovery New York: a Family to Family Resource Guide. The guide begins with an introduction to the historical background of Alcoholics Anonymous, its founders, and the programs that developed shortly thereafter. General warning signs and symptoms of alcohol and drug addiction are outlined. Material is presented to assess addiction, find support, and locate resources for loved ones. Levels of treatment and community resources are discussed.
- Assess alcohol and drug addiction.
- Describe risk factors and treatment considerations.
- Summarize community based programs and resources available to the public.
- Historical context.
- What does addiction in a loved-one look like?
- Care for the family.
- Where to get help for a loved-one.
- How to support a loved one.