Addiction, Spirituality and our Community
Thursday, July 28, 2022, 2:00 PM America/New_York
Presenter: Dr. Hannah Deborah (Debbie ) Akerman PhD, LCSW
These workshops offer 0 Live Interactive Continuing Education Credits
This workshop on Addiction, Spirituality and the orthodox Jewish community will last for ninety minutes.
The lecture will comprise clinical and diagnostic information regarding addiction, definitions and applications of spirituality, and the intersection between the two. Participants who have little to no knowledge of addiction and addictive disorders will be able to conduct a rudimentary assessment for purposes of referral.
Clinicians will also gain an understanding of 12 step modality, how to assist clients with the access of such information, and using a holistic framework, learn why this program can be pivotal to recovery.
1. What is addiction
a. Neuro biology of addiction
b. Cultural importance
d. Orthodox Judaism and addiction
a. Is it necessary
b. What does spirituality have to do with clinical practice among religious clinicians
c. Spirituality and addiction.... does it really work
3. How do we use spirituality
a. Clinically with all of our clients
b. With addictive disorders.