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Recovery Skills

Monday 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM

with Matthew Trout

This is an evidence-based curriculum. It is appropriate for individuals well into the contemplation stage of change that focuses on the development of early recovery skills for individuals that struggle with addiction. Some of the topics covered in this group are maintaining recovery, social networks and recovery, support groups in recovery, family recovery issues, effective communication styles, skills for better relationships, coping with stress, managing anger and future challenges.

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CBI (Mental Health Court Only)

Monday 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM

with Melissa Lawson

The Cognitive‐Behavioral Interventions (CBI) curriculum is designed for individuals that are moderate to high need in the area of substance abuse and/or mental health. As the name of the curriculum suggests, this curriculum relies on a cognitive behavioral approach to teach participants strategies for avoiding problematic behaviors.  The program places heavy emphasis on skill building activities to assist with cognitive, social, emotional, and coping skill development. The components of the curriculum include Motivational Enhancement, Cognitive Restructuring, Emotional Regulation, Social Skills, Problem Solving, and Relapse Prevention.

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Living In Balance (Mental Health Court Only)

Monday 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM

with Matthew Trout

This is a 12 session evidence-based curriculum. There are 12 core sessions that provide basic education regarding recovery terminology, education on substances of abuse, managing emotions, triggers, and relapse prevention. The conceptual framework for the Living in Balance group is that addiction is a chronic, progressive, relapsing condition that involves compulsion, loss of control and continued use despite negative consequences.

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Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)

Monday 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

with Melissa Lawson

It can be difficult to maintain emotional balance while figuring out just how to navigate through those stressful times. For some, repetitive stressful events and an inability to recover fully from one event before another occurs results in destructive behaviors, such as self-injury and suicide attempts. It takes skills to solve life’s problems while enduring intense emotion.  In DBT, four skills modules are designed to specifically assist individuals in better managing behavioral, emotional, and cognitive instability. Their intent is to help people with problems with anger or the expression with anger, episodic depression, irritability, or anxiety, intense or chaotic relationships, impulsivity, stress, and feelings of emptiness.

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Relapse Prevention – Stages of Change

Monday 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

with Laura McCurry

This is a 12 session evidence-based curriculum based on the trans-theoretical model of change. It examines the process of change while helping client’s navigate through the various stages of pre-contemplation, contemplation, preparation, action and maintenance; from use to recovery. It is designed to help individuals develop internal motivation to make positive changes in their lives. Topics include, a day in the life, values, refusal skills, goal setting, problem solving and confidence and temptation. This group is appropriate for any stage of change.

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Monday 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

with Aram Beresky

This is a 6 session group. Among the topics covered are; post acute withdrawal, the disease concept of addiction, how alcohol effects the brain and the body, tolerance, BAC, Oregon DUII laws, drink equivalencies, other drugs and their effect on the nervous system, problematic substance use patterns, problematic substance use outcomes, criteria for a substance use disorder, replacing problematic beliefs and thought patterns, identifying signs of relapse (recidivism) and relapse prevention. Each client is required to make a relapse prevention plan around future non-impaired driving prior to completion.

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Mindfulness – Relapse Prevention

Monday 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM

with Brendan Kennedy

The Mindfulness-Based Relapse Prevention for Addictive Behaviors curriculum is an integration of standard CBT based relapse prevention treatment based on the work of Sara Brown. Mindfulness-Based Relapse Prevention is an 8 week curriculum that includes such topics as Automatic Pilot and Relapse, Awareness of Triggers and Cravings, Mindfulness in daily life, Mindfulness in high risk situations, acceptance and skillful action, seeing thoughts as thoughts, self-care and lifestyle balance, and social support.

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Family Strategies – IOP

Monday 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

with Les Streeter

This group is for both the person in treatment and their families and support. The curriculum gives the structure and resources to help families work to successfully transition to recovery. Addiction passes through families from one generation to the next. Family Strategies provides the information and guidance proven to be effective with families challenged by addiction.

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Intensive Outpatient Group

Tuesday 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

with Les Streeter

This is one group in the weekly Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP), designed to provide intensive and structured treatment and support. Each session will provide relevant education and information that will be helpful in assisting the client navigate the early stages of recovery. Groups will include education and skill building topics such as Disease of Addiction, denial, triggers and cravings, acceptance, wellbeing and mindful practice, negative emotions, and recovery planning. Furthermore, this group encourages the interpersonal processes of supporting each other through group discussions, accountability, empathy, and compassion using the feedback model.

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Connections Tuesday

Tuesday 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM

with Mary Greer

This is a 12-session group with a focus on understanding and healing shame. This curriculum includes topics such as defining shame, shame resilience, understanding shame, influences on how we see the world, authenticity, requesting support, and sharing feelings. This curriculum is best suited for those in the contemplation and action stages of change.

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