Bridging Recovery Home: The Role of the Client and Family

Costa Mesa, CA

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Bridging Recovery Home: The Role of the Client and Family SPEAKER: MARK KISNER, MSW, CADC-II

A family working together to combat addiction is a very powerful force. Alone many individuals struggle to gain and maintain sobriety. Addiction is a disease that requires more family education, support, and involvement than any other chronic disease. Education helps to empower the family and the individual to increase the benefits of treatment. Abstinence alone is not recovery. Recovery begins when the application of the information first learned in treatment becomes an active part of daily living skills. It is not the alcoholic alone who suffers; it is the whole family.

For more information:
Call: Adrienne Stratton at (949) 467-9213 x105

CE Credits Offered: 1 CEU Credit provided for MFT, LCSW COST:


About the Speaker Mark Kisner has years of experience working in both mental health and addiction services. His professional experience includes Psychotherapy with many different populations in group, individual and family settings as well as a strong background in a supervisory role displaying compassion and integrity. He is currently the Clinical Director of Hired Power Transitional Services and teaches graduate level courses in addiction and psychology. He earned his Clinical Master's in Social Work from University of Oklahoma and Bachelor of Social Work from Northeastern State University. He is also a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor II (CADC-II). He is constantly seeking creative ways to foster a dynamic environment and to promote high quality client care and continuous improvement.

BBS: California Board of Behavioral Sciences,provider number PCE 4240. This course meets the qualifications for CE credit for MFT’s and LCSW’s.

CAADE: California Association for Alcohol/Drug Educators, provider numbers CP10 923 A 0414, CP25 924 C 0414 and CP10 925 H 0414.

CAADAC: California Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors, provider number 1N-08-514-0514.

NAADAC: National Association for Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors,   provider number 737.