Product implementation training

Living In Balance

Moving from a Life of Addiction to a Life of Recovery

Living in Balance, moving from a life of addiction to a life of recoveryHelp your staff maintain program fidelity and optimize your clients' experience and your outcomes with this research-based program. Training is scheduled regionally on an as-needed basis, or can be scheduled and customized to fit the needs of your major program installation.

Who should attend

  • Substance abuse counselors
  • Correctional professionals
  • Case managers
  • Psychologists
  • Probation officers
  • Administrators
  • Vocational counselors
  • Family therapists
  • Faith-based program counselors
  • Professionals who work in abstinence-based programs, hospital-based programs, and freestanding programs
  • Therapists in private practice

Participants will be able to

  • Effectively apply the core delivery format for multiple Living in Balance sessions
  • Explain the program philosophy and research
  • Demonstrate the specific clinical skills needed for facilitating Living in Balance
  • Implement Living in Balance with clients, using the clinical flexibility of the program

Agenda

Day 1  Day 2

8:30–8:45  Welcome

  • Introductions & Expectations

8:30-8:45  Review & Preview

8:45-9:15   Participant Introductions

8:45-9:45   Skill-based Practice
            Assignments & Preparation

  – Sessions  2, 3, 20, 35, 6

9:15-10:15   Understanding Living in Balance

  • Approach
  • Conceptual Framework
  • Flexibility
  • Client Goals
  • Effectiveness
  • Evidence-based Practice
  • Cognitive Therapy Model
  • NREPP Recognition
  • Outcomes
  • Exercise

9:45-10:45  Skills Presentations

  • Education information
  • Written exercises
  • Group discussion

 

10:15-10:30    Break

10:45-11:00   Break

10:30-10:45   Living in Balance Components

  • Preventing Relapse

11:00-12:00   Skills Presentations,
                      Sessions 7, 9, 34

  • Role play exercises
  • Relaxation & visualization exercises
  • Using video
  • Homework

10:45-12:00   Living in Balance Elements
                      & Counselor  Skills

12:00-1:00   Lunch

12:00-1:00   Lunch

1:00-2:00   Skills Presentations,
                   Sessions 10, 11, 12

1:00-1:45   Variables that Affect Success

2:00-2:20   Skills Presentations,
                   Session 42

1:45-2:00   Session Format

2:20-2:30   Break

2:00-2:15   Break

2:30-2:40   Counselor Fidelity
                   Scorecard

2:15-3:15   Session Preparations:
  Sessions 1, 2, 3, 20, 35, 6, 7, 34, 9, 10, 11, & 12

2:40-3:40  Action Planning
                 & Presentations

3:15-4:00   Skills Presentation,
                    Session 1

3:40-4:00   Training Closure

4:00-4:15   End of Day One – Likes & Wishes

 

For more information, please contact Hazelden Publishing at training@hazeldenbettyford.org or call 800-328-9000, ext. 4460.