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Section 1: Introduction A. About This Course B. Learning Objectives Section 2: Understanding Alcohol Use Disorder A. Meet Jerry B. The Scope of the Problem C. The Cost to Society D. What is Classified as a Problem? E. Diagnosing an Alcohol Use Disorder F. What is Addiction? G. Chemical Dependency H. Is Addiction a Disease? I. Review J. Summary Section 3: The History, Mission, and Research Behind A.A. and the Twelve Step Program A. Introduction B. What is Alcoholics Anonymous? C. The History of Alcoholics Anonymous D. What is a Twelve Step Program? E. Foundational Ideas F. Common Slogans G. How Effective is Alcoholics Anonymous? H. Relapse and Alcoholics Anonymous I. Causation or Correlation? J. Let’s Review K. Summary Section Four: The Twelve Steps A. Step 1 B. Step 2 C. Step 2 D. Step 3 E. Step 4 F. Step 5 G. Step 6 H. Step 7 I. Step 8 J. Step 9 K. Meet Mark L. Step 10 M. Step 11 N. Step 12 O. Meet Jill P. Summary Section 5: The Meeting A. Attending an Open Meeting B. Attendance is Voluntary C. Attending a Meeting for the First Time D. A Guide Along the Path E. Support for Joey F. Summary Section 6: Other Organizations that Use a Twelve Step Model A. Introduction B. Twelve Step Fellowships C. Families Anonymous D. Al-Anon Family Groups E. Nar-Anon Family Groups F. Co-Anon Family Groups G. Review H. Summary Section 7: Conclusion A. Summary B. Course Contributors C. Resources D. References E. Congratulations!
Joseph Nowinski, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist. He has held positions as Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the University of California San Francisco, Associate Adjunct Professor of Psychology at the University of Connecticut, and Supervising Psychologist, University of Connecticut Health Center. Dr. Nowinski currently has a private practice and does consulting. Dr. Nowinski is the author of numerous books, both for professionals and the general readership, as well as articles and book chapters. He is the principal author of Twelve Step Facilitation Therapy which is listed in the National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices. Disclosure: Joseph Nowinski, PhD has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.Instructor: Kristen Fuchs MA, LPC, CRC
Kristen achieved a Masters in Rehabilitation Counseling from The George Washington University. Kristen has experience working with individuals diagnosed with Schizophrenia in settings including Vocational Rehabilitation, Assisted Living Facilities, and Community Support Services. Disclosure: Kristen Fuchs MA, LPC, CRC has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.