Addressing Trauma & Addiction (Community)
May 22, 2021
Trauma is among the most common and least understood drivers of addictive behavior. In this training we’ll explore the nature of trauma, its relationship to addiction, and how you can use the 5-Actions Program™ in your change efforts to address trauma and addiction.
In this training you will learn how to define trauma and its relationship to addiction, the consequences of trauma, overall approach to addressing trauma in your life, and how the program can support your change efforts specific to trauma.
What You’ll Learn
- How to define trauma and its relationship to addiction
- The consequences of trauma
- Overall approach to addressing trauma in your life
- How the 5-Actions Program™ can support your change efforts specific to trauma
John Fitzgerald is the creator of the 5-Actions Program™. Dr. Fitzgerald has been on Clinical Faculty in the Department of Psychiatry at Oregon Health & Sciences University since 1998, a Licensed Professional Counselor in Oregon since 2001, and a Certified Addiction Specialist since 2006. He holds a doctoral degree in systems science and social psychology from the Systems Science Graduate Program at Portland State University where he has also held an Adjunct Faculty position since 2007. His career has been devoted to understanding addiction and its treatments, and translating that knowledge into the 5-Actions Program.