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Fri, Sep 08


Palm Desert

Family Resiliency: A Unique View into the Recovery Window

A free networking event and continuing education opportunity (1 CE)!

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Family Resiliency: A Unique View into the Recovery Window
Family Resiliency: A Unique View into the Recovery Window

Time & Location

Sep 08, 2023, 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM

Palm Desert, St Margarets Church, Lower Level, 47535 CA-74, Palm Desert, CA 92260, USA

About the event

Those battling substance use disorder often experience stigma, shame, isolation, fear and more. Unfortunately, family members are subject to the same emotions and judgments for the ways they cope with a loved one’s substance use disorder or other mental health diagnoses. Join Mary McGraw Gordon, MA, LAADC, ICAADC as she shares a pro-active resiliency approach to the many stages of family recovery. Gordon will draw from her three decades of experience in the recovery field to share how you can successfully encourage connectivity in families and decrease isolation. Objectives

  • Practice addressing the needs of families in an affirming way
  • Be aware of our own unresolved family issues
  • Acknowledge our own biases of family members, specifically regarding substance use disorder and mental illness
  • Explore some of the tools and approaches to connecting with and supporting families

In-Person Meeting and CE Event Men's Association for Addiction Treatment (MAAT) Open to all behavioral and mental health professionals

Friday, September 8, 2023 9-10 a.m. Pacific


Refreshments and networking: 8:30-8:55 a.m. Presentation duration 1 hour from 9-10 a.m. Pacific

1 CE available

* sign in and out on attendance form to receive credit

St. Margaret's Church Lower Level, Meyers Hall 47535 CA-74 (Monterey Ave) Palm Desert, CA 92260

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