"Why Families Wait to Intervene on a Substance Abuser" Workshop

whyfamilieswaitThis workshop will help professionals understand why families are unable to help a substance abuser get healthy or seek treatment without outside intervention. The goal of this workshop is to help attendees learn new ways to work with substance abusers and their families.

Workshop participants will learn:
• How a family system struggles with addiction
• What the disease model is and how it works
• How emotions of family members are highjacked by the addict
• Tools to spot subtle family dynamics that may be red flags


April 28 – Click here to register
Renz Addiction Counseling Center
Two American Way
Elgin, IL 60120

May 8 – Click to register
Warren Township Youth & Family Services
100 S. Greenleaf St.
Gurnee, IL 60031

Instructor David Lee, CCDC, BRI-I

davidleeDavid Lee is the founder of Indiana-based Intervention Services and Technologies, Inc., the largest intervention service provider in North America. Lee has more than 10 years of experience in interventions, addiction counseling, family systems and recovery. His professional background includes development of the S.M.A.R.T. model of interventions, CEO of Sober Solutions, Inc., and Program Developer and Director of the A Forever Recovery program in Battle Creek, Michigan.

CEUs: 2 CEUs (IAOD APCA) for Counselor I or II, Prevention I, Assessor I or II, MISA I or II, CCJP II, PCGC II, CAAP I, CRSS II, BRI I or II, or MAATP I or II. Nursing CEUs are also available.

Seating is limited. Register early to ensure your participation. Registration includes all training materials, a continental breakfast, and CEUs.