This webinar presents the variety and nature of self-help groups, also known as mutual help, mutual aid, or recovery support groups, that help clients with substance use disorders. Alcoholics Anonymous and numerous other 12 Step groups, secular groups, spiritual/religious groups, and less known alternative groups provide a wealth of support that is identified as available resources.
The different types of recovery support groups and their philosophies are reviewed which will help clinicians make informed referrals to complement and extend the effects of professional drug addiction treatment. The rationale and benefits of self-help groups are discussed to increase knowledge of how and why participation helps.
- Discuss the nature of recovery support groups.
- Describe the effect of recovery support groups on recovery.
- Explain the different types of recovery support groups available and their philosophies.
- Give informed referrals to recovery support groups.
Target Audience: Licensed Professional Counselors, Social Workers, Addiction Counselors, & LMFT
Content Level: Beginner to Intermediate
3 CE Hour Credits Approved By: NAADAC, ASWB, & NBCC
State Board Approval
- Lectures 3
- Quizzes 1
- Duration Lifetime access
- Skill level Intermediate
- Language English
- Students 12
- Certificate Yes
- Assessments Self