November 30, 2017

TraumAddiction: Part 4

TRAUMADDICTION: SAFETY AND STABILIZATION FOR THE ADDICTED SURVIVOR OF TRAUMA by Eric Gentry Ph.D., LMHC, D.A.A.E.T.S. Amy Menna, LCSW Marjie Scofield, MSW Skills for Developing, Maintaining & Enhancing Safety In order to fully resolve traumatic material, feelings of empowerment must mitigate the victim role.  These skills are meant to be […]
November 6, 2017

TraumAddiction: Part 3

Safety and Stabilization for the Addicted Survivor of Trauma by Eric Gentry, Ph.D, LMHC, CAC, CTS Amy Menna, LCSW Marjie Scofield, MSW  April 1, 2004 Treatment of The Addicted Survivor of Trauma A survivor of trauma is at a significantly greater risk of developing some type of addiction and the […]
November 2, 2017

TRAUMADDICTION: Part 2

TraumAddiction: Safety and Stabilization for the Addicted Survivor of Trauma by Eric Gentry, Ph.D, LMHC, CAC, CTS Amy Menna, LCSW Marjie Scofield, MSW  April 1, 2004   Arousal Symptoms    Brad feels anxious and decides to smoke a cigarette hoping it will calm his nerves.  He can feel his heart […]
October 27, 2017

TRAUMADDICTION: Part 1

TraumAddiction: Safety and Stabilization for the Addicted Survivor of Trauma by Eric Gentry, Ph.D, LMHC, CAC, CTS Amy Menna, LCSW Marjie Scofield, MSW  April 1, 2004 TraumAddiction: Safety and Stabilization Erica is an attractive, 30-year-old woman who recently completed a 28-day recovery program for substance abuse.  Erica is a survivor […]
October 18, 2017
Hands gently holding a heart.

If Social Work and Customer Service Had a Child . . .

If Social Work and Customer Service Had a Child . . . I always felt that if social work and great customer service training merged, it would create a wonderful child; a fully trained social worker who is able to provide excellent service through simple communication and listening skills which […]
October 7, 2017

Are You Ready To Be A Revolutionary?

Dr. Robert Rhoton’s call to action speech at the 4th Annual Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) Forum: For the last 10 years, Phoenix Children’s hospital and the ACE consortium have been striving to increase understanding of the impact of early life adversities in our community.  The consortium has done this largely […]