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February 1 - 22, 2014

CEs for Entire Certificate:
16 CEs | 1.6 CEUs

Price:
Individual Course: $149
Full Certificate: $596

Location: Regent University Divinity Building (DIV), Room 172

Note:
This certificate is non-credit but it does qualify for continuing education units.

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Recovery Facilitator Certificate (Substance Abuse Addictions)

 
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February 1 - 22, 2014

From Hopelessness to Hope offers a general introduction to the inner workings of addictions and presents solution-focused directives. The main goal is to help people find and maintain sobriety as they develop both a relapse-prevention and Christ-centered lifestyle. By understanding how additions come into play in people's lives and what factors cause a greater propensity toward addictions, the participant will develop the ability to facilitate life-change.


Entire Certificate: 16 CEs | 1.6 CEUs

Certificate Description

From Hopelessness to Hope - Facilitating Rescue, Recovery And Restoration For The Addicted

This program offers a general introduction to the inner workings of addictions and presents solution-focused directives. The main goal is to help people find and maintain sobriety as they develop both a relapse-prevention and Christ-centered lifestyle. By understanding how additions come into play in people's lives and what factors cause a greater propensity toward addictions, the participant will develop the ability to facilitate life-change.

Course Descriptions:

  • CPC320 - Relapse Prevention I (12 Steps to Sanity)
    Presents an introduction to the recovery process in order to understand how to help people prevent relapse from any type of addiction. Core concepts of the 12 Steps.
  • CPC321 - Relapse Prevention II (Facilitating Prevention)
    Prepares participants with the essentials needed to facilitate recovery groups by removing barriers and changing self-talk.
  • CPC322 - The Power of Letting Go I (The C-Model)
    Provides a Biblical, Christ-centered model for dealing with historic woundedness and traumatic experiences tied into the addictions recovery model.
  • CPC323 - The Power of Letting Go II (Facilitating Inner Healing)
    Practical instruction and live demonstrations of the principles of transformational prayer for inner healing in a Christ-centered model.

 

Certification Requirements:

Students must attend and show competency in all four courses for certification.

Who Should Attend:

This certificate is geared toward the lay person. Unlike other licensure courses that cater to the professional counselor, this certificate is useful for anyone working in the field of counseling as well as in church ministry.

Educational Objectives:

  • CPC320 - Relapse Prevention I (12 Steps to Sanity)

    This course presents an introduction to the recovery process in order to understand how to help people prevent relapse from any type of addiction. Learn the core concepts of the 12 steps.

    Educational Objectives:

    1. List the major components of addictions identifying root causes.
    2. Discuss practical aspects of working models.
    3. Understand the practicality of the continued use of the 12 Steps.
    4. Define possible obstacles to recovery sanity.
  • CPC321 - Relapse Prevention II (Facilitating Prevention)

    This course will prepare participants with the essentials needed to facilitate recovery groups by removing barriers and changing self-talk.

    Educational Objectives:

    1. Familiarize participants with the recovery process.
    2. List the barriers to recovery.
    3. Discern between substance abuse and substance dependence.
    4. Verbalize the severity of the consequences of addiction.
    5. Apply the PREVENT method to real-life situations.
  • CPC322 - The Power of Letting Go I (The C-Model)

    The Power of Letting Go provides students a Biblical, Christ-centered model for dealing with historic woundedness and traumatic experiences tied into the addictions recovery model.

    Educational Objectives:

    1. Develop a Christ-centered perspective of life's problems.
    2. Gain understanding of the "My Journey" chart.
    3. Explore the C-model of inner healing ministry. (2 Thessalonians 5:14)
    4. Discover common man-made alternatives to inner healing.
  • CPC323- The Power of Letting Go II (Facilitating Inner Healing)

    Learn practical instruction and view live demonstrations of the principles of transformational prayer for inner healing in a Christ-centered model.

  • Educational Objectives:

    1. Observe demonstrations of the process of inner healing.
    2. Discuss evil influences that hinder healing.
    3. Embrace the purposes of dealing with the past biblically.
    4. Master the steps to inner healing.
    5. Apply a personal system that can be used to help others.
Discover the Regent Difference:

This certificate is geared toward the lay person. Unlike other licensure courses that cater to the professional counselor, this certificate is useful for anyone working in the field of counseling as well as in church ministry.

CEs:

CE Hours Available: 4 CEs | .4 CEUs per course

Prices:
Individual Course: $149
Full Certificate: $596

Location:
Regent University Divinity Building (DIV), Room 172

Course Schedule:

  • CPC320 - Relapse Prevention I (12 Steps to Sanity) - February 1, 2014
  • CPC321 - Relapse Prevention II (Facilitating Prevention) - February 8, 2014
  • CPC322 - The Power of Letting Go I (The C-Model) - February 15, 2014
  • CPC323 - The Power of Letting Go II (Facilitating Inner Healing) - February 22, 2014

Relevant References:

  1. Allen, D. F., (2004). Shattering the gods within. Brentwood, CA: Curtain Call Production, LLC.
  2. Anderson, N. T. (2004). The steps to freedom in christ. 3rd Edition. Delight, AR: Gospel Light Publishing Company.
  3. Anderson, N. T., Quarles, M. Quarles, J. (1996). Freedom from addiction: Breaking the bondage of addiction and finding freedom in Christ. Ventura, CA: Regal Books.
  4. Archibald Hart, Thrilled to Death

  5. Archibald Hart, Healing Life’s Hidden Addictions

  6. Hardy, P. (2005). Redeeming the tears: A journey through grief and loss. Grand Rapids, MI: Serendipity Publishing.
  7. Hardy, P. (2005). Things left behind: Your personal roadmap to spiritual healing and intimacy with god. Virginia Beach, VA.
  8. Hart, A. D. (2007). Thrilled to death. Nashville, TN: Thomas Nelson, Inc.
    Hart, A.D. (1990). Healing life’s hidden addictions: Overcoming the closet compulsions that waste your time and control your life. Ann Arbor, MI: Vine Books/Servant Publications.
  9. Gorski, T. (1989). Understanding the twelve steps: An interpretation and guide for recovering people. New York, NY: Simon and Schuster, Inc.
  10. Kollar, C.A. (1997). Solution-focused pastoral counseling:an effective short-term approach for getting people back on track. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan.
  11. Santoro, J., DeLetis, R., & Bergman, A. (2004). Kill the craving: A revolutionary new treatment for addiction-offering lifelong protection from relapse triggers. Brewster, NY: SLS Health, Inc.

Instructor: Paul Hardy


Paul Hardy, Founder of Recovery for the City and Recovery for Life, is a passionate leader in the field of trauma recovery and a champion for those who struggle with addictions and compulsive behaviors. Paul is considered an expert in the field of addiction recovery with his unique and specialized intervention methods that reveal how personal beliefs affect behavior. Recovery for the City, a faith-based 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization, began in 1998 as an alternative program for people struggling with addictions and compulsive behaviors. In addition to the nationally known Recovery for the City addictions recovery program, Paul developed the PLACE method for trauma recovery, and he has authored multiple books on addictions recovery.

Paul is an Advanced Theophostic Minister serving as a pastoral counselor working as a consultant for Catholic ministries and he is certified in Critical Incident Stress Management and Drug and Alcohol Intervention. Working with the Virginia Beach Police Department, Dr. Hardy serves to help people exposed to trauma. Both the Navy Brig and the Department of Corrections of Virginia have called on him for the development of treatment programs. He provides relapse prevention training for men coming out of the prison system and for the homeless.

Paul is currently earning his DMin in Pastoral Counseling at Liberty Theological Seminary, and holds a Masters in Business Administration and Leadership. Paul and his wife Suzie are champions for the cause of the broken and hurting. They served with their three children as missionaries in Madrid, Spain and Mexico City for over twenty years.