How to Integrate Spirituality into a Therapeutic Environment: The Next Step in Evidence Based Treatment.

This workshop examines programs based in the urban city of Hartford, Connecticut, with a focus on men, women, and children. Our program is a medical outpatient model, which allows physicians to engage in a non-traditional sixty-minute session per office visit. The second is an alternative residential facility for women and children.The treatment had a capacity for twenty-one families with a maximum length of stay of twelve months.

Motivating Mothers through E.M.P.A.T.H.I.C. C.A.R.E.

This workshop examines a developed and applied parenting intervention model, based on attachment and relationship theory. It utilizes strategies known as pivoting to hold in mind and address the needs of the child and the parenting relationship while addressing the complex needs of high-risk families struggling with substance use.

How to Integrate Spirituality into a Therapeutic Environment with Substance Abusing Mandate Clientele.

The workshop examines new perspectives on recovery models for substance abusing mandate clientele.

How to Integrate Spirituality into a Therapeutic Environment with Substance Abusing Women.

The workshop examines new perspectives on recovery models for substance abusing women; raise critical questions about traditional recovery treatment approaches; and outline components of a new vision that recognizes and utilizes spirituality as an effective tool in the healing process of substance abuse.

 The purpose of the workshop is to better understand the role that spirituality plays in the recovery process for women from various ethnic and racial backgrounds and to help service providers integrate spirituality into their work.

The Impact of Domestic Violence on Children Living in Families with HIV/AIDS: The Silent Killer.

This workshop examines how domestic violence counselors teach that violence is a learned behavior.  Abuse and stigmatization are not limited to a single group, but are found in all ethnic, economic, religious and educational backgrounds.  Gain an understanding about children living in families with HIV/AIDS and of ethnic differences, which should promote, rather than destroy, societal cohesion.

The Impact of Domestic Violence on the Bio-Psycho-Social and Spiritual Functioning of an Individual.

Participants will learn ways in which domestic violence can have tremendous effects on the biological, psychological, sociological and spiritual development of an individual.  A range of approaches will be implemented to acquaint people working with children, adolescents and adults who lived with violence.  The participants will be aware that children from violent homes learn to believe that expressions of feeling signify weakness.

Children of Substance Using Mothers: Risk, Resiliency, and Intervention.

This workshop examines understanding the role of attachment and the quality of the care-giving environment in influencing the long-term outcome of substance-exposed infants.

Is The Twelve Step Model Spirituality?

The workshop examines the twelve-step model and a synopsis of how African-Americans unite spirituality and its principles.  Given a broad-based concept of spirituality as focusing on personal empowerment and crossing cultural and religious boundaries, treatment programs can provide an environment that facilitates the clients’ spiritual journeys.

The Bio-Psycho-Social and Spiritual Aspects of Treating African-Americans who are living with HIV/AIDS.

What happens to African-Americans living with HIV/AIDS?  This workshop will examine the bio-psycho-social and spiritual aspects and the availability and/or accessibility of treatment.  What is the effectiveness based on race, culture, HIV/AIDS status, expectations and perceptions?

Delineating A Treatment Plan For The New and Improved African- American Female Addict.

The workshop examines the profiles of female addicts and the comprehensive treatment plans that are devised.  Based on an African-centered paradigm the presentation addressed some of the cultural, spiritual and psychosocial dynamics involved when treating chemically dependent females.

The Media and Its Influence on Teens -A Youth Prevention Summit addressing Adolescent Health Issues: Substance Use and Abuse Prevention.

The workshop examines some programs and activities that youths participate in that help avert drug use.  What is the prevention message mentioned in the media? and from whom?  Possible solutions to reducing drug use in school and in the community, as well as, alternatives to drug use/abuse.

The Psycho-social and Psycho-spiritual Aspects of Treating African-American Women Who Are Chemically Dependent.

What happens to African-American women in treatment?  The workshop will examine the psychosocial, psycho-spiritual aspects of African-American women and the availability of treatment.  What is the effectiveness based on race, gender, expectations and perceptions.

Interested in Dr. Wilson speaking at your group, organization or function?  Please contact Dr. Sweets S. Wilson or 860-469-2184

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