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Mental Health Interventions

At CanAm Interventions, we are trained to support persons with complex mental health and trauma related interventions. It is rare anymore to facilitate an intervention or case management case, and treatment placements without having clients or family members struggling with some type of complex trauma or mental health diagnosis. One of the important aspects of providing professional services to our...[ read more ]

CanAm Intervention 102

CanAm Intervention 102 eight-week supervision training is to provide a professional framework for those wanting to become interventionist. To start their own business, obtain further education and certifications as well guidance to start the practical steps of working on intervention cases. Registration | Interventions | San Rafael, CA 94903 (canaminterventions.com) Learning Objectives: Intern Interventionist will develop awareness of the key role...[ read more ]

Interventions 101 Training Courses

  Interventions 101 Training Courses are beneficial for those working in the addiction, mental health, medical, legal and first responder fields. Interventions 101 gives a broad overview of what is to be expected, how best to assist in the intervention process as well as introduces resources and associations. Interventions 101 Training Courses introduces terms and concepts, and then lays out the...[ read more ]

The Disease of Addicion

Addiction is a primary, chronic disease of brain reward, motivation, memory and related circuitry. Dysfunction in these circuits leads to characteristic biological, psychological, social and spiritual manifestations. This is reflected in an individual pathologically pursuing reward and/or relief by substance use and other behaviors. Addiction is characterized by inability to consistently abstain, impairment in behavioral control, craving, diminished recognition of...[ read more ]

CanAm Interventions (Intervention) Stages.

Certified Intervention Professional / Intervention Stages Family Assessment Meeting: Develop a thorough assessment and intervention treatment plan for the identified individual and family affected by addiction or mental health challenges. Decide what style of intervention will be most appropriate. Intervention Preparation Planning Meeting: Educate the intervention team (the loved ones/family/friends) on the cycle of addiction, mental health challenges, recovery treatment...[ read more ]

Choosing an Certified Intervention Professional

Patricia M. Pike, CEO of CanAm Interventions, Certified Interventionist & Addiction Specialist, is a trained expert with over 25 years of professional experience in the field of behavioral health treatment, specializing in addiction and alcoholism. Ms. Pike holds a master accredited certification in addiction studies and conducts successful interventions nationally and internationally. Patricia is a Licensed Advanced Alcohol & Drug Counselor (LAADC),...[ read more ]

CanAm Interventions / Case Management Services

What is Case Management? Providing professional provide accountability for individual struggling with addiction and/or mental health challenges and their families learning recovery skills. This will help minimize emotional pressures for families and/or individual clients in their recovery process. Case Management is a collaborative process of ongoing assessment, treatment planning and evaluation, advocating for persons struggling with addiction and/or mental health...[ read more ]

Marijuana Use during Adolescence

Marijuana, or cannabis, is the most commonly used illicit drug in the United States. It acts by binding to cannabinoid receptors in the brain to produce a variety of effects, including euphoria, intoxication, and memory and motor impairments. These same cannabinoid receptors are also critical for brain development. They are part of the endocannabinoid system, which impacts the formation of...[ read more ]

Chronic Relapse and Attachment Theory

CanAm Interventions theory for Chronic Relapse is based on the theory of Attachment disorder.#canaminterventions Attachment theory is a psychological model attempting to describe the short and long term interpersonal relationships between human being Four different attachments in relationships :     -Secure Attachment occurs when children can rely on their caregivers to address their needs for proximity and emotional support...[ read more ]

Canada’s hardest hit drug infested areas in Vancouver, BC, Canada.

The truth from a mother.  I see the damage and Shame of addiction. Last month I was in the Downtown Eastside, Vancouver, BC . One of the worst hit areas in Canada of drug Addiction and Mental Illness. It’s is beyond a description of emotional pain to watch the death in folks eyes looking for the next fix, pill or...[ read more ]



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