Continuing Education Event – I’ll Never Miss it – The grief process and the stages of addiction recovery – webinar – 2/23/2021

RCA Academy is pleased to partner with John J. McClanahan, PhD, CCDC, LCADC for this training.

In this presentation we will focus on the comparison between the various stages of dealing with a loss and stages of the addiction recovery process. There is a unique bond between the two and understanding this connection is extremely helpful, especially early in the individual’s recovery. This topic will be presented as a lecture, discussion and an interactive exercise.

Learning Objectives:
1) individual will learn and discuss the stages of grief
2) individual will learn and discuss the stages of recovery and the relationship to grief
3) individual will learn and practice a special technique to help patients see the relationship

John J. McClanahan, PhD, CCDC, LCADC and McClanahan and Associates has been approved by NAADAC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider. ACEP number is 98439. John J. McClanahan, PhD, CCDC, LCADC and McClanahan and Associates is solely responsible for all aspects of the program. This course qualifies for two (2) credit hours.

Trainer Bio:
Dr. John J. McClanahan is the Principle Provider at McClanahan and Associates in Arnold (Annapolis), Maryland. He has been an educator in substance abuse for forty (40) years and a treatment provider for thirty-five (35) years. He has been a provider of education and treatment services for both the public and private sectors. He has been a popular guest on many radio shows for a number of years. His unique presentation style combines motivation, enthusiasm, humor, and warmth. He holds a Doctorate of Philosophy in Counseling, is a certified Chemical Dependency Counselor and is a Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor. He is the author of several works on addiction. He is the presenter in the video- “Relapse- The Seven Letter Dirty Word” and sixteen (16) other titles. He has national recognition in the field of addiction and its treatment. In addition to his private practice and other various projects, he is visiting guest lecturer at Father Martin Ashley and several other internationally recognized treatment facilities.

John J. McClanahan, PhD, CCDC, LCADC
I’ll Never Miss It- The Grief Process and the Stages of the addiction Recovery Process


Feb 23 2021


9:00 am - 11:00 am

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