• chemical dependency
    Saturday of the month. Describe any observation of any therapeutic factors. The therapeutic value of one addict helping another gave each participant the feeling of acceptance and familiarity. There were a lot of similarities between the structure of an Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics...
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  • Community Visit
    Community Visit # 2 The meeting I chose to go to was an AA (Alcoholic anonymous) with a group of student on Saturday March 12, 2011 at Marcy Place, between 169th and 170th streets at 4pm. I choose this meeting because I had earlier visited a narcotic anonymous and I wanted to compare and...
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  • Aa Meeting Obsservation
    Running Heading: ALCOHLICS ANONYMOUS I choose to do my observation on alcoholism, because it is a major problem that affects all different types of people throughout and remains to be a ongoing problems; these people may become alcoholics for varies reasons. A...
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  • AA Meeting Social Work Perspective
     Alcoholics Anonymous Observation September 22, 2013 One location of Alcoholics Anonymous meets on Tuesday; the one I attended was on September 19, 2013. The meeting begins at the fixed time of eight in the evening for an hour. Walking into the meeting, there...
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  • Aa and Al-Non Meeting
    and putting about six rows of chairs in the middle. There’s a person putting out brochure, sign in sheet, the Twelve Step book, and all information relating to alcoholic anonymous. A person is making coffee for people to drink. The meeting began exactly at 6:30pm and the chairman opens the meeting...
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  • Aoda Meeting
    MY AA MEETING Alcohol/Drug Abuse Rehabilitation The Alcoholics Anonymous meeting I attended was called Speaker Meeting and it was on Sunday March 4th at 7:30 pm located at the Grove Club located 1137 Grove Ave, Racine, WI. This was the first Alcoholic Anonymous meeting I have ever attended and...
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  • Alcoholic Anonymous
    Alcoholic Anonymous What I learned from Alcoholic Anonymous is that AA is meant for people who promise that they will never drink again and they drink again anyways. Its singleness purpose identifies that alcoholics work best with other alcoholics and the only difference from the twelve step...
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  • Group Observations
    Lisa Smart Kim Lane Group Process 3/8/13 Paper 1 Group Observation The group I chose to observe was an alcoholics anonymous group. I chose this as the group to observe because it relates to this field of work and also I have family members whom I attend meetings with for support. There...
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  • Reflections on a 12-Step Group Meeting
    This essay is a reflection on my observation of how a group interacts with each other. The 12-step meeting I attended was Overeater’s Anonymous (OA). OA uses the same Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions as Alcoholics Anonymous, the words are changed from “alcoholic” to “compulsive overeater”. The...
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  • a trip to AA
    ), with cigarettes and without a coordinator. The purpose of this paper is to rehash and muse upon my observations of a recent 12-step meeting I attended with the former boyfriend of my daughter. Z. was nervous as we drove to the AA newcomer’s meeting called Primary Purpose. He talked incessantly...
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  • Rolling
    life or belief is a supreme being based on religion or a feeling of unity and a guiding sense of meaning or value in all life (Donatelle, R. J. (2000), p.4).” Alcoholics anonymous (AA) is a spiritual-based treatment program for addicts and follows the 12 step program which incorporates spiritual...
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  • 12 Step Program Oa
    words. Some observations I made while in the meeting was how much they stressed the anonymous part of this. They didn’t want me to take any papers that were for the members that had names or phone numbers, etc. on them. They also made sure I knew that what was talked about in the meeting any and...
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  • Mental Health and Substance Abuse
    Alcoholics Anonymous (AA), and Narcotics Anonymous (NA) 12-step meetings five days a week. I must be willing to take the residents into the community and interact with the general population. I must conduct recreational skills, by taking the clients to the park for outside activities, as well as be...
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  • Social Work
    Alcoholics Anonymous” came off press in November 2001, at the start of a new millennium. Since the third edition was published in 1976, worldwide membership of A.A. has just about doubled, to an estimated two million or more, with nearly 100,800 groups meeting in approximately 150 countries...
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  • The Early Impact of Involvement in Narcotics Anonymous Self Help Groups
    Victoria at the time of this study was Narcotics Anonymous (NA). In 1995, there were 64 NA meetings in Victoria and active participation in NA Victoria was estimated at around 180 (representing less than 6% of registered drug treatment clients). The expectation of growth in NA, together with a large...
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  • Case Study Marceline
    an urgent situation in a short amount of time (Neukrug & Fawcett, 2010, p.94-195). I would like to verbally during my semi-structured interview with Marceline give her the Alcoholics Anonymous twenty questions. I want to follow up with the SASSI (Substance Abuse Subtle Screening Inventory...
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  • Research Proposal
    ) emerged from Alcoholics Anonymous; the first meeting is recorded to have happened in Los Angles in the early 1950’s (Narcotics Anonymous World Services, Inc., 2012). Narcotics Anonymous is a non-profit, international, community-based organisation for people who find that they may have a problem...
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  • Casestudy on Substance Abuse
    alcohol/drug related issues. Sammy also mentions that he has three children from his first marriage; his son who is also an alcoholic battling with depression and a daughter who has depression. After reviewing my notes of Sammy’s interview, my observations, results of his Cage and MAST test, I have...
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  • Alcohol Dependence
    repeated exposure, to desensitize dmg abusers to drug effects, and thus improve their ability to remain abstinent. Other therapies include assertiveness training, behavior counseling, supportive psychotherapy and individual psychotherapy. Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) his is a self-help organization...
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  • Counseling Comps
    and easy to understand. It was a nice change having to attend two open Alcoholics Anonymous meetings and write a paper about my thoughts and feeling about the visit. I honestly had had my fare share of student observations and was ready for a change. I was quite apprehensive about going to an...
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