Spirituality and Recovery, Including Twelve Step Programs

Nurses, Counselors, and other interested Health Professionals

• This is a six-hour training aimed at providing an introduction to Theories of Spirituality and Recovery, Including Twelve-Step programs.
• This course directly relates to the domains of assessment, counseling, case management, client education, and professional responsibility, with a specific substance abuse focus.

OBJECTIVES: (Behavioral Terminology)
Upon completion, the learner will be able to identify:
1. Major theories of Spirituality and Recovery, including 12-Step programs;
2. Appropriate assessments, interventions, professionalism, and supportive measures such as case management and client education for the professional who is caring for the chemically impaired individual;
3. The underlying neurobiology of spiritual practice in recovery, as applies to professional self-care and the provision of care for chemically- impaired individuals;
4. Spiritual techniques, such as the 12 steps, that can be applied in private and professional settings.

Course Revised 09/2014