Addiction???is it a sin, disease or psychological defect? Addictions are certainly complicated to understand, difficult to be around, and seemingly impossible to treat. Knowing basic principles of addictions from both scientific and biblical perspectives leads to a greater depth of understanding for the genesis of addictions, the progression of the addiction process, and treatment options. Become more equipped to combine science and the Bible to make an impact on those trapped in addictive patterns.
Presented by: Rhona Epstein, Psy.D.
- Evaluate the nature, extent, and progression of addictive disorders
- Describe a Spirit, Mind, Body Model that integrates spirituality and science to understand addiction pathogenesis, progression, diagnosis, and treatment
- Synthesize essential treatment principles and the pros and cons of the different levels of care for addictions with available treatment options