This webinar will explore in depth exactly how cultural anthropology’s Rites of Passage model explains the Ritualistic transformation process and changes from non-drug/ETOH using individual(s) to severe substance dependent individual(s) and various recovery (from dependency) cultures and exactly how the clinician and/or agency, can create healthy change.
- Explore in depth exactly how cultural anthropology’s Rites of Passage model explains the transformation process and changes from non-drug/ETOH using individual(s) to severe substance dependent individual(s) with a breakdown of the various cultural worlds of America’s alcohol-dependent cultures to methamphetamine-dependent cultures.
- Explore various recovery (from addiction) cultures and exactly how Rites of Passage rituals and the clinician create healthy change.
- Understand Mark Ludholm’s “Freeway of Addiction” model exploring chemical “lanes” of addiction versus non-chemical “lanes” of addiction, as well as healthy addictions that can become a “way of life,” or a “culture.”
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Charley Baca, MA, LADC, is a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor of Navajo, Comanche and Hispanic descent who is currently working at Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute in Albuquerque, NM. He has also worked to provide treatment to various agencies, including federal and state probation/pretrial, DWI programs, drug court, tribal agencies in New Mexico, and a rural S.B.I.R.T. program. He also ran the first Native American cultural-specific therapeutic community in the New Mexico Corrections Department. His focus is primarily on providing cultural-specific substance use disorder treatment to the Native American population and providing cultural-specific training to behavioral health teammates in New Mexico.
Who Should Attend
Addiction professionals, employee assistance professionals, social workers, mental health counselors, professional counselors, psychologists, and other helping professionals that are interested in learning about addiction-related matters.