Recovering people… more than any other group except perhaps the military, have numerous acronyms and abbreviations that are critical to navigating daily life and success. This topic might seem simple but there is more to their use than meets the eye. In this workshop we will explore many of these and discuss their importance to maintain not only the quantity of sobriety but the quality of that effort as well. We will also look at the biological connection to these as well.
- Participants will learn the various acronyms that are common and important in recovery.
- Participants will learn the biological connection related to these various acronyms.
- Participants will be able to discuss and explain these simple but powerful tools to their patients and clients in a straightforward manner.
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.