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February 18, 2013: INTERVENTIONS TRAINING>>
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Deirdre Boyd of ARF has persuaded the president of the Association of Intervention Specialists, Rebecca Flood, to fly to London in early April to give Board Registered – BRI-I and BRI-II – training for those interested in this as a...

November 10, 2012: WE MUST RAISE QUALITY OF CARE
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A recent announcement by the United Nations articulated what many of us know and advocate for: “most people with drug-use disorders do not receive effective treatment and care”. Jeff Wilbee urges us to “raise the bar”. Print-friendly version: Download AddictionToday139...

June 25, 2012: BECOME AN INTERNATIONAL INTERVENTIONIST
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Training dates: 13, 14, 15 July 2012 Location: Harley Street, London Subsidised rate: £300 (usual rate is $895) for the three days' training (£240 if paid by 30 June 2012) Trainers: Brad Lamm and Dr Kathy Willis A joint project...

May 3, 2012: AIS: WORKING TOWARDS A ‘GOLD STANDARD’ FOR FAMILY INTERVENTIONS
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Families of people being destroyed by addiction can call on specialist ‘interventionists’ to persuade the addict into rehab – now some of the world’s best are sharing their expertise and ethics, and encouraging more to join them. Rebecca Flood describes...

March 7, 2012: IC&RC: AN INTRODUCTION TO ‘GOLD STANDARD’ ACCREDITATION
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45,000 top-class addiction professionals worldwide have been rigorously tested and ‘credentialled’ by IC&RC. Mary Jo Mather explains what it is, and how it protects both professionals and their clients. Print-friendly version: Download AddictionToday135 - IC&RC In October 2011, Phyllis Gardner,...

October 30, 2010: SPEED YOUR FAMILY INTO RECOVERY
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Ethical, accredited interventionists can accelerate addicts into treatment –maverick ones can harm the whole family. So leading players have signed up to become board-registered interventionists with an agreed Code of Ethics. Victoria Sternhold reports on the birth of AIS International....

August 17, 2010: INAUGURAL INTERVENTIONIST TRAINING for AIS / BRI-1
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Training dates: x xxxx15,16,17 October 2010 Location: xxxxxx xxx The Sloane Club, Chelsea, London Subsidised rate: x xxx £300 for the three days' training Trainers: xxxxx xxxx Southworth Associates and Intervention 911 xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx with the Addiction Recovery Foundation Print-friendly version:...

July 30, 2010: BECOME AN INTERNATIONAL INTERVENTIONIST
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Training dates: 15,16,17 Ocober 2010 Location: central London Subsidised rate: £300 for the three days' training Trainers: Southworth Associates and Intervention 911 with the Addiction Recovery Foundation (charity no 328133), organiser of UKESAD and publisher of Addiction Today journal REHABS:...

June 1, 2010: UKESAD 2010: VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS
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"UKESAD 2010 was an inspiration," writes InExcess TV founder and presenter George Williams who filmed the three-day international symposium Building Bridges: from addiction to recovery. "Our highlights capture its spirit, with clips from key presentations and interviews, including White House...

April 29, 2010: UKESAD 2010: best-practice therapies
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The 60 worldclass presenters for over 40 presentations at the 7th UK/European Symposium on Addictive Disorders will exchange international expertise to help your clients recover from addiction/dependency. Topics include: Increase family access to treatment Working through the continuum of care...

March 2, 2010: UNIVERSITY CERTIFICATE IN DRUG & ALCOHOL STUDIES - ONLINE
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Sunday Times Scottish University of the Year 2009/2010, the University of Stirling (charity no SC 011159) teaches Scottish Addiction Studies which has offered a University Certificate in Drug & Alcohol Studies since 1995. Since 1997, the course has been offered...

September 13, 2008: BROADCASTING TO BUILD RECOVERY
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Two new recovery resources have arrived to help professionals, people in recovery and members of the general public who want to learn more. The Afflicted and Affected internet broadcast is hosted by well-known radio personality and recovery lecturer Chris Schroeder....

April 30, 2008: Centre for Addiction Treatment Studies opens its doors
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SCHOOL FOR THOUGHT - AND PRACTICE The Centre for Addiction Treatment Studies officially opened in April to meet the needs of a field where demand for counselling skills is escalating quicker than the development of skills. Deirdre Boyd was given...