Program implementation training

Twelve Step Facilitation Implementation Training

This two-day training program will help 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.

Registration includes the Twelve Step Facilitation (TSF) Program curriculum.

Who should attend:

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

After participating in this training program, participants will be able to:

  • Explore the empirical basis for TSF as an evidence-based treatment and its "active ingredients."
  • Understand the goals, structure, and process of Twelve Step Facilitation.
  • Demonstrate clinical aspects of the program as well as flexibility to different settings and populations such as adolescent, inpatient, and the dually diagnosed.
  • Understand the effective application of program components

Day One

8:30   Welcome / Introduction: Goals of Training/Identification of Special Issues
9:30   Manual-Guided Treatment
10:00 Introduction to Twelve Step Facilitation
11:15 TSF: Process
1:30   FAQs about TSF
3:15   Role-Play: Discussing Higher Power and Powerlessness
4:00   TSF: Structure
5:00   End of Day 1

Day Two

9:00   Questions/Reactions to Day 1
9:30   The use of "Induction" in TSF
10:45 TSF: Content
12:00 Guidelines for group implementation of TSF
2:00   Applications of TSF
4:45   Closure

For more information, email jwelton@hazeldenbettyford.org or phone 800-328-9000 ext.4460.