Robert J. Meyers, PhD presents Community Reinforcement and Family Training (CRAFT) (Hosted by MITC Training Center)
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About the Event
Robert J. Meyers, Ph.D. is an emeritus research associate professor of psychology who worked in the clinical research branch at the University of New Mexico's Center on Alcoholism, Substance Abuse and Addiction for over 44 years and developed the CRAFT intervention program. Supported by 20 years of peer-reviewed research, CRAFT is an evidence based, comprehensive behavioral program that teaches families to optimize their impact while avoiding confrontation or detachment. Dr. Meyers is the winner of the 2002 Dan Anderson Research Award from the Hazelden Foundation and the 2003 Young Investigator Award from the Research Society on Alcoholism. He has published over 80 scientific articles and co-authored 5 books on addiction, including Get Your Loved One Sober: Alternatives to Nagging, Pleading and Threatening and Motivating Substance Abusers to Enter Treatment: Working with Family Members. Recently, he coauthored Coming Home: A Warrior’s Guide with Dr. William R. Miller. Dr. Meyers has been in the addiction field for over 35 years.
Dr. William R. Miller on Dr. Robert J. Meyers Dr. Meyers’ colleague, William Miller, describes him thus: Bob Meyers has made exemplary contributions to knowledge about the treatment of substance abuse and dependence, overseeing two decades of programmatic research to develop, refine, adapt, test and disseminate CRAFT. Bob is an exceptional human being and colleague. He is a superb clinical teacher who garners top marks from audiences ranging from counselors in recovery to doctoral-level health professionals. Dr. Meyers brings extraordinary energy, compassion, depth and humanity to his research, treatment and training's.
After completion of training, trainees are eligible for certification!
- CRAFT with Robert J. Meyers$175$1750$0