6 CE Hours
This training explores the assessment and treatment of addiction as a reactive adaptation to traumatic exposure. A thorough overview of the topic will be discussed including: Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), types of compulsions and addictions, biology and epigenetics, and culture of addiction and treatment. A case conceptualization will be explored to improve the healer’s effectiveness in treatment. Discussion will also examine variances between current practices and introduce the Arizona Trauma Institute’s philosophy of healing.