Continuing Education Event – Relapse – The Seven Letter Dirty Word – webinar – 1/13/2021

“Slip, road test, further research, and many other terms have been used for years to describe relapse. Those of us in the treatment field and those of us in recovery use these terms sometimes jokingly, but all too many times, seriously. Over the past several decades, we have come to understand that relapse is “not an event, but a process.” It is a subconscious set up: a sabotage of one’s efforts to maintain their sobriety, but it is one that the individual has control over. It does not have to end in disaster if we learn what to look for. “Slip” denotes an accident but return to active use is no accident. “I need one more thing to go wrong— an” An old school look at an ongoing problem. Join Dr. John as he looks at the stages of and the outcomes of this process.

1) Individual will learn and discuss the stages of the relapse process.
2) Individual will better understand the types of triggers and traps
3) Individual will learn and discuss various methods to “turn down the volume” on triggers and traps

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 ” Relapse- The Seven Letter Dirty Word” qualifies for two (2) credit hours.

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
Relapse- The Seven Letter Dirty Word


Jan 13 2021


9:00 am - 11:00 am



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