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1 Georgia School of Addiction Studies August 27, 2014

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4 T HE T ITLE Hat trick From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia A hat trick in sports is the achievement of a positive feat three times or more during a game, or other achievements based on threes. The term was first used in 1858 in cricket to describe HH Stephenson's feat of taking three wickets with three consecutive deliveries. A collection was held for Stephenson, and he was presented with a hat bought with the proceeds. [1] The term was used in print for the first time in [2] The term was eventually adopted by many other sports including football (soccer), water polo, and team handball, but did not become popular in North America until the mid-1940s in the National Hockey LeaguecricketHH Stephensonwickets deliveries [1] [2]football (soccer)water poloteam handballNational Hockey League T HE H AT T RICK OF S UBSTANCE A BUSE R ECOVERY

5 T HE B RASS T ACKS 1.Marc and Chad work primarily with youth and young adults 2.Marc and Chad’s PowerPoint is to aid discussion 3.Marc and Chad‘s goal today is to help participants think of new ways to expand and enhance services 4.Marc and Chad – albeit clever and witty – may not have the answer to your questions, but will do their best to get you what you need

6 T HE M ODEL Juvenile Treatment Court Substance Use Clubhouse Seven Challenges Treatment

7 T HE E XPECTATIONS What are YOU expecting from today’s discussion? We want to hear from you!

8 T HE O BVIOUS Teens are Different  Their social system is different  Their Brain functioning is different The way they are wired Responding to stress Risk-taking behaviors

9 T HE C LUBHOUSE Our Clubhouse is a family-centered, recovery support program that helps youth and young adults overcome drug and alcohol challenges. Our goal is to help youth and young adults understand the motivations behind their decisions and to make better choices, helping them thrive in their community.

10 T HE H OW  Educational Activities  Psycho-Education—Stress & Anger management, Social Skills training, transitional education  Health/HIV Education—Including smoking cessation  Nutrition Education  Tutoring

11 T HE H OW  Recovery Support  Peer Support  Recovery Speakers and Discussions  Alternatives to Drug and alcohol use  Family Involvement  Communication and Support  Family Activities

12 T HE H OW  Weekend Activities  Family Activities  Volunteer Activities  Educational Activities  Fun!!

13 T HE T REATMENT We use an evidence-based practice known as Seven Challenges. This strategy empowers youth and young adults to make wise, informed decisions about their life and the use of alcohol and drugs. Seven Challenges

14 T HE H OW  Evidence-Based approach—Studies confirm effectiveness  Client-Driven discussions with a treatment facilitator  Focus on decision-making  Discussions based on “7 Challenges” presented by facilitator  Treatment supported by family and individual counseling as needed

15 T HE C OURT We use a community-enhanced drug court model known as Treatment Court. The goal is to blend treatment and recovery supports (Clubhouse) with judicial oversight and sanctions.

16 T HE H OW  Team made up of Judge, Prosecutor, Treatment/Clubhouse representatives, attorneys, Drug court coordinator, Law enforcement officer  Key is effective communication of the team  Client attend Drug court 2-3x/month to review status  Court to encourage positive program performance through positive (rewards) and negative (consequences) reinforcements

17 T HE P ITFALLS There are always challenges when implementing and sustaining programs. When implementing three programs that must coordinate together, challenges can become exacerbated.

18 T HE O PPORTUNITIES New opportunities to expand and enhance services are out there. Create your vision and strategic plan and go for it. “Whether you think you can, or you think you can’t - you’re right.” Henry Ford

19 T HE W RAP U P Marc Pitzer, Clubhouse Director Chad Jones, Director of Youth Services https://www.myviewpointhealth.org/c-a-network.da


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