Recorded Webinar-ACT from an Addiction Perspective
In this course, we will take some time to explore the widespread nature of addiction, how addiction is understood from a nature/nurture perspectives, and exploring the impact addiction on the brain. We will of course explore the main principles and concepts of the ACT model as it relates to recovery from addiction. And lastly we will discuss how both individual and group counseling using the ACT model for treating addictive behaviors. This course is approved for Specific CEUs for LADCs.
The objectives for this course include:
1. Understand addiction and experiential avoidance.
2. Reflect on ACT as a new perspective on recovery.
3. Understand how to create an ACT recovery environment.
Jeff Jones, LPC, LADC
Jeffrey Jones is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor in Edmond, Oklahoma. Jeffrey is a graduate from the University of Central Oklahoma both for his Bachelor’s in 2007 and his Master’s in 2010. Jeffrey has experience working in community mental health settings where he worked specifically with a diverse population suffering from severe mental health, trauma, and addiction. Jeffrey has participated in and presented on several professional trainings on evidence-based models proven effective for addiction treatment, including Cognitive-Behavior Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, and Mindfulness-Based Therapies. Jeffrey is also a trained SMART Recovery facilitator and hosts a weekly meeting at the University of Central Oklahoma where he works with both students and community members. Jeffrey is a full-time counselor at the Center for Counseling and Well Being at the University of Central Oklahoma.
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The Oklahoma Counseling Institute™ is an approved continuing education provider for Oklahoma LPCs and LMFTs, LADCs and CADCs (Provider # 20240018), and LCSWs (Provider # 202300088).