Family Counseling Training

Family Counseling Training

Participants of this family counseling training will discuss the principles of Twelve Step recovery and how the principles hold a congruence with ethical practice and the ethos of professional self-care. Participants will create a symbol to represent their adherence to modeling principled practice when delivering family services.

WHO: Ann Rainey & Barbara Larew-Adams
WHAT: Family Counseling Training
WHEN: Wednesday 08/22 & Thursday 08/23 from 8:00AM – 4:00PM both days
WHERE: Frist Family Life Center (FLC) Rooms 114/115 (on the campus of Cumberland Heights)
COST: FREE for CH Employees!

Training Objectives:

  • Participants will gain a deeper understanding of the impact of substance abuse on family members
  • Participants will examine the characteristics of relationship addiction and codependency
  • Participants will be shown the family is an interactive, interrelated system
  • Participants will explore ways to integrate the principles of recovery in family work
  • Participants will be taught primary goals and objectives of early recovery for individuals, couples and families
  • Participants will experience the application of the Karpman Triangle and the Empowerment Triangle as tools of family work
  • Participants will learn developmental needs of self-worth and how living with addiction can erode healthy self-worth
  • Participants will be able to distinguish and to describe for individuals, couples and families the shame and guilt
  • Participants will identify core issues of shame and its impact on the individuals and the family as whole entity
  • Participants will be shown tools and techniques to enrich the bonding and boundaries in family work
  • Participants will be shown a minimum of three ways to intervene on unhealthy family relational patterns
  • Participants will be taught the 7 C’s of addiction recovery and ways to use these with children, adolescents and adults
  • Participants will experience and practice the use of experiential tools, including the empty chair, as means of clarifying and deepening family recovery
  • Participants will witness and participate in the use of sculpting with families
  • Participants will clarify ways to identify and to curb countertransference when working with families, including tools of professional self-care and the maintaining of boundaries

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