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Embracing Families in the SUD Care & Treatment

April 30 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Reluctant to include families in your substance use disorder work with clients? Fear they may cause more harm than good?

Explore these concerns, including issues about confidentiality/boundaries, family dysfunction, and client resistance. Learn how to effectively integrate families into your care and treatment of clients with SUDs.


In this course, you will…

  • Explore the current peer-reviewed research that supports family engagement.
  • Understand what family dynamics are in play when a family member has a SUD issue.
  • Self-reflect on your own concerns and biases that may be a barrier to family engagement.
  • Learn two family engagement strategies from the proven CRAFT model.
  • Develop your own engagement strategy that is open, warm, and welcoming.

Teaching methods used

This workshop includes dyadic components but is focused primarily on practice and self-reflection. Role plays, small group brainstorming, family sculps, and sociometric floor exercises will be utilized.


Who should attend?

  • CASAC’s/CPP/CPS and other health care professionals.
  • Social workers, mental health counselors, case managers, supervisors
  • All interested in working with families



  • $150.00/person


Continuing Education

  • Approved for 6 hours of CASAC, CPP, CPS, Renewal Hrs.
  • Mental Health and Health Care providers, Support Staff

Group Discounts

Refund Policy

All registration is final. There are no refunds. If we are notified within 24 hours of the class, we can roll your enrollment fee to an alternative training or training date.




April 30
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Authentic Trainings
‭(315) 679-7748‬


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