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Intervention: Pushing the Button on the Elevator of Addiction

2 CE Hours

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This presentation will give participants an overview on the way a typical intervention is planned and carried out. Additionally, I will address the major fears and objections families have in considering an intervention and how these may be addressed. Finally, we will look at post-intervention work.

Target Audience
  • Counselors
  • Addiction Counselors
  • Psychologists
  • Social Workers
Learning Objectives
  • List the six categories of objections and highlight the one that is most important for the interventionist to address.
  • Identify the most common myth on intervention/recovery and discuss why it is so dangerous.
  • Discuss the difference between influence and leverage in intervention.
  • Identify and discuss 2 ethical concerns in intervention.

This program has been approved for 2.0 continuing education clock hours by the Louisiana Counseling Association as authorized by the Louisiana Professional Counselor Licensing Board of Examiners.

Addiction Counselors

This course has been approved by, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #198061, is responsible for all aspects of the programing. Counselor Skill Group: Counseling Services.


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Social Workers

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CE Policy and this educator have no conflicts of interest and have not received any commercial support for this program or its contents.
Dr. Terry Ellis

Dr. Terry Ellis holds a B.A. in Psychology, a M. Div. and a doctorate in Greek. As an ordained Baptist minister he served as pastor to six churches over a 34 year career in ministry. He began drinking late in life, became an alcoholic, and now has 7+ years in recovery. He founded Chrysalis Interventions 6 years ago, is a mulit-accredited interventionist, and a national speaker on issues of addiction, intervention, and recovery particularly as they relate to the spiritual dimension of life.

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