Biblical Counseling Elective

Addiction & Recovery

Addiction is now the NUMBER ONE public health issue in the United States. As Christians, God wants us to be His instrument of healing and restoration. Be the vehicle of HOPE God has called each and every one of us to be. Earn your biblical counseling certificate in Addiction and Recovery and build the skills, expertise and confidence necessary to be better equipped to work with substance and behavior addictions.

 

When:  August 22 through December 5, 2017

 

Where: 1074 East Ave. Suite A-3, Chico, CA in the RAMADA PLACE office complex

 

Time: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 6:30-8:30 pm

 

Cost: $170 in advance at registration + $15 per week X 30 weeks for a total of $620. Cost includes instructional materials and supervision by Judy Thompson, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, MFT # 41343; Clinical Supervisor for TGP.

Registration Deadline:   One Month Prior to Class Start Date

 

Contact Connie Nicolaus with any questions (530) 518-5859

 

Make checks payable to: The Growing Place        Make note on check:  For Addiction Recovery

 

Mail contact information and payment to: 1380 East Ave, Ste. 124, PMB #173  Chico, CA 95973  or

 

complete registration form with payment at The Growing Place office at 1074 East Ave. Suite A-4.

 

Table of Contents

 

UNIT I: ADDICTION AND ADDICTS: FOUNDATIONALPRINCIPLES

 

ADAR 101: Addictions and Recovery: An Introduction – Tim Clinton, Ed.D.

ADAR 102: Theology and Addiction – Ron Hawkins, D.Min., Ed.D.

ADAR 103: Models of Addiction – David Jenkins, Psy.D.

ADAR 104: The Neurobiology of Addiction – Mark Lasser, Ph.D. & Todd Clements, M.D.

ADAR 105: The Addictive Cycle – Eric Scalise, Ph.D.

ADAR 106: Trauma and Addiction – Jennifer Cisney, M.A., Gary Sibcy, Ph.D. & Daniel Amen, M.D.

 

UNIT II: CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY AND ADDICTION

 

ADAR 201: Biological Aspects of Chemical Dependency and Addiction – Michael Lyles, M.D.

ADAR 202: Depressants – Michael Lyles, M.D.

ADAR 203: Prescription Drug Abuse – Michael Lyles, M.D.

ADAR 204: Stimulants – Michael Lyles, M.D.

ADAR 205: Hallucinogenics – Todd Clements, M.D.

ADAR 206: Inhalants – Todd Clements, M.D.

 

UNIT III: BEHAVIORAL AND PROCESS ADDICTIONS

 

ADAR 301: Sexual Addiction – Mark Laaser, Ph.D.

ADAR 302: Eating Disorders and Food Addiction – Linda Mintle, Ph.D.

ADAR 303: Gambling Addiction – Gregg Jantz, Ph.D.

ADAR 304: Adrenaline Addiction – Archibald Hart, Ph.D.

ADAR 305: Spiritual Addiction/Abuse – Ken Nichols, Psy.D.

ADAR 306: Performance Addictions: The Search for Significance – Eric Scalise, Ph.D. & Jennifer Cisney, M.A.

 

UNIT IV: TREATMENT ISSUES AND PROTOCOLS

 

ADAR 401: Models of Treatment – David Jenkins, Psy.D.& Paris Finner-Williams, Ph.D., J.D., Esq.

ADAR 402: Screening, Assessment, and Referral – Marian Eberly, RN, MSW, LCSW & Paris Finner-Williams, Ph.D., J.D., Esq.

ADAR 403: Dual Diagnosis and Comorbidity – Gary Sibcy, Ph.D.

ADAR 404: The Obsessive-Compulsive Continuum – Gary Sibcy, Ph.D.

ADAR 405: Adolescents and Addictions – Leroy Scott, Jr., M.S., M.Div., LHMC

ADAR 406: Spiritual Applications – Eric Scalise, Ph.D.

 

UNIT V: RECOVERY AND TRANSFORMATION

 

ADAR 501: Beyond Codependency – Jennifer Cisney, M.A. & Debra Laaser, B.S.

ADAR 502: The Family and Recovery – David Stoop, Ph.D.

ADAR 503: Marital Recovery from Addiction – Mark Lasser, Ph.D. & Debra Laaser, B.S.

ADAR 504: Step-based Approaches and Relapse Prevention – John Baker, M.B.A.

ADAR 505: Legal/Ethical Issues & Social Policy – Paris Finner-Williams, Ph.D., J.D., Esq.

ADAR 506: Biblical Transformation and Renewal – Eric Scalise, Ph.D.