100946: Staying Sober

A Guide for Relapse Prevention

About the Course:

This book is a great resource for understanding and working the steps of relapse prevention. It includes an overview of addiction as a disease, relapse prevention skills, post acute withdrawal syndrome, stages of recovery and much more useful and necessary information. Staying Sober is recommended for those in recovery from addiction and for those working with the recovering population.

Publication Date:

1986 First Edition

Authors

Terence T. Gorski; Merlene Miller

About the Authors:

Terence T. Gorski, M.A., is currently the president of the CENAPS Corporation, a private training and consulting organization in Hazelcrest, Illinois. He has directed alcoholism treatment centers at Ingalls Memorial Hospital in Harvey, Illinois, and Illinois Central Community Hospital in Chicago.

Merlene Miller, M.A., is program director for the alcoholism/drug dependence studies program at Park College in Kansas City, Missouri. Through CENAPS Corporation she also develops educational programs and materials for alcoholism and drug dependence treatment centers.

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about addiction and recovery. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Understand the relapse process, syndrome, and prevention planning.

  2. Explain the mistaken beliefs about recovery and relapse.

  3. Identify the addictive disease, post acute withdrawal, and recovery and partial recovery.

  4. Describe the family involvement in the relapse syndrome as well as the self-help group.

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