Helping Addicts Overcome Denial (audio)

Certainly, nothing is more frustrating to the average staff member than the denial and resistance of most rescue mission clients.  In this session, Michael discusses the five “weapons” that mission staff members and counselors can use to overcome a client’s resistance and to help him to understand his need for change.  Included in this discussion is a look at  the elements that promote a “therapeutic environment” that maintains an atmosphere in a mission program that promotes stability, honesty, and a desire for change

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See Guide to Effective Rescue Mission Recovery Programs for documentation related to this lecture.