Glynis Anderson, Founder & CEO
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Why Home Of New Vision?
We are passionate about our mission to help people struggling with substance use disorders find a better way of life. At Home of New Vision, we understand the feelings of fear, hopelessness, and despair suffered by those impacted by the disease of addiction. Our wide array of treatment services and recovery supports are tailored to the individual needs of each client, and our evidence-based practices assist individuals achieve a full life of recovery.
Home of New Vision is a leader in the field of substance use disorder treatment and a voice in the State of Michigan. We help people find the hope, confidence, and courage to change, leading them to a new and better vision for their future. Our experience teaches us that change is possible, that treatment works, and that recovery does happen!
Home of New Vision is licensed by the Michigan Department of Community Health, Bureau of Substance Abuse and Addiction services and is accredited by the Commission on the Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities.
MCBAP Approved Trainings 11|14|2014
Home of New Vision is proud to offer training and educational opportunities that are approved by the Michigan Certification Board for Addiction Professionals (MCBAP). Professionals in the addictions field require ongoing skill development and training in order to be informed of the most up-to-date evidenced-based practices. Moreover, addiction professionals are in many cases required to obtain certification with respect to their specialties. In Michigan, MCBAP maintains the following mission: To provide public protection and promote quality services through certification of professionals engaging in the prevention of alcohol, tobacco, and other drug problems and the assessment and treatment of addictions.
As a part of the certification process, professionals are required to complete training/education regarding certain topics, with each credential requiring a different amount of training hours. Visit Michigan Certification Board for Addiction Professionals (MCBAP) for specific requirements. At Home of New Vision, new training sessions meeting MCBAP requirements occur throughout the calendar year, with upcoming opportunities posted below.
Defense Mechanisms and Thinking Errors: The Impact on Treatment for Substance Use Disorders
A clinician's ability to properly identify and break through their client's defense mechanisms has a direct impact on the client's success in treatment. This workshop will give you the tools to IDENTFY and TREAT the defense mechanisms that hold back clients with substance use disorders.
This training will give you the tools to:
- Define 25 types of defense mechanisms and thinking errors that can present when working with individuals diagnosed with substance use disorders.
- Increase the clinician's ability to identify these defense mechanisms and thinking errors in individuals receiving services for substance use disorders.
- Identify therapeutic activities that can be utilized to decrease defense mechanisms and thinking errors during treatment for substance use disorders.
Check-in will begin at 8:30am
Group rate: $70.00 each when 4 or more participants register together
Includes continental breakfast and breaks, training materials, 6 specific MCBAP approved contact hours.
Curtis Thornton, LMSW, CAADC, SAP, Clinical Director, Home of New Vision
Curtis Thornton holds Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Social Work from Eastern Michigan University. He is a Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor, as well as a qualified Substance Abuse Professional (SAP). Currently the Director of Treatment and Prevention Services at Home of New Vision; he has spent over 10 years providing and directing clinical services to individuals to assist them in overcoming the challenges of mental health and substance use disorders.