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Family Counseling in Substance Abuse Treatment Training

Tuesday, July 9, 2019
10:00 am3:00 pm
United Way of Central Alabama

Addiction contributes to a large array of family issues including, but not limited to, trust and financial problems. There is an association between successful recovery and social supports and involving family members and significant others in treatment can reduce the risk of harm and/or relapse. SA professionals must consider various family dynamics and work with consumers’ social supports in order to reach new milestones and to foster continued success.

Describe various issues that may be present in the family.
Gain knowledge of the genetic and environmental factors that contribute to substance usage and relapse.
Learn how to promote sensitivity to cultural differences of familial groups being counseled.
Understand the role of child protective services workers and family courts in addiction treatment.

About the Trainer: Asha Dickerson, PhD, LPC, NCC, CPCS

Dr. Asha Dickerson is a Licensed Professional Counselor, educator, consultant, and speaker based in Atlanta, Georgia. Dr. Dickerson has worked with individuals and families of all age ranges and her clinical and academic specialties include multicultural issues, addicted families, and blended family issues.

Cancellation: Refunds available up to June 1, 2018 minus $10 administrative fee. No refunds available after June 1, 2018.

Location and Parking: United Way of Central Alabama Boardroom (3600 8th Avenue S., Birmingham, AL. 35222) Free parking available on site.

Registration Options: There are two registration options.
(1) Participants can pay and register online by going to, click on the upcoming events tab and select the July 9th training date.

(2) Participants can complete the attached registration form and mail it with a check or money order to:
Fellowship House, Inc. – Family Training
Attn: Elizabeth Stewart
1625 12th Avenue S.
Birmingham, AL 35205
*Please make checks or money orders out to: Fellowship House, Inc.*

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