Families in Treatment
For several years there has been a growing discussion about the improvements we can make to our services for male identified clients. This presentation will provide the challenges and successes of one program over 18 months to begin the hard work required for systemic change. Participants will leave with new tools and ideas for beginning the process of transforming their programs using a values-based perspective at the levels of: service delivery, staff development, policies and procedures, milieu enhancement and overall administrative and program operations.
Learning Objective 1
• Recognize the core theories of this new framework of treatment for men.
Learning Objective 2
• Recognize trauma as a defining and organizing experience that forms a recovering person’s sense of self and others.
Learning Objective 3
• Recognize the challenges and benefits of female-identified staffs working with male-identified participants