MHC Specialization: Addiction & Recovery 201



Welcome to Addiction & Recovery 201, Units 4 and 5!

Addiction is now the number one public health issue in the United States. Addiction can tear apart individuals and families and destroy lives. As Christians, God wants us to be His instruments of healing and restoration for those caught in the chains of addiction. The good news is that with today’s incredible medical and scientific advances that have refined the way we understand addictions, and with the application of spiritual transformation and renewal, we can offer real hope. This comprehensive course includes five units, each containing 6 lessons , complete with worktext and exams.

Unit 4: Treatment Issues and Protocols

ADAR 401 Models of Treatment
Presented by David Jenkins, Psy.D. and Paris Finner-Williams, Ph.D., J.D.

ADAR 402 Screening, Assessment, and Referral
Presented by Marian Eberly, RN, MSW, LCSW and Paris Finner-Williams, Ph.D., J.D.

ADAR 403 Dual Diagnosis and Comorbidity
Presented by Gary Sibcy, Ph.D.

ADAR 404 The Obsessive-Compulsive Continuum
Presented by Gary Sibcy, Ph.D.

ADAR 405 Adolescents and Addictions
Presented by Leroy Scott, Jr., M.S., M.Div., LHMC

ADAR 406 Spiritual Applications
Presented by Eric Scalise, Ph.D.

Unit 5: Recovery and Transformation

ADAR 501 Beyond Codependency
Presented by Jennifer Cisney, M.A. and Debra Laaser, B.S.

ADAR 502 The Family and Recovery
Presented by David Stoop, Ph.D.

ADAR 503 Marital Recovery from Addiction
Presented by Mark Laaser, Ph.D. and Debra Laaser, B.S.

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

ADAR 505 Legal/Ethical Issues & Social Policy
Presented by Paris Finner-Williams, Ph.D., J.D.

ADAR 506 Biblical Transformation and Renewal
Presented by Eric Scalise, Ph.D.


Target Audience: Pastoral and Biblical Counselors


Continuing Education

12 CE Credits available for IBCC Credential Holders.

The International Board of Christian Care (IBCC) is a growing, vibrant, and recognized segment of the American Association of Christian Counselors, and is open to all qualified mental health professionals, pastors, chaplains, para-professionals, and lay counseling ministry leaders who identify themselves as Christian counselors, life coaches, and crisis responders.

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