Every household has secrets.
Mental health issues, such as addiction, impact both individuals and their families. You may have a loved one struggling with addiction, wrestling with anxiety or other concerns. And after attempting different solutions, all you feel is hopelessness. The family system needs its own treatment as well – through family case management.
What is family case management?
Family case management is a step-by-step process to help families assess the impact of addiction on the family system and take steps toward healing.
What are the steps involved in family case management?
- Before Treatment:
- Kevin Petersen uses this time to explain alcoholism and addiction, the continuum of care from detox to outpatient therapy, and the intervention process.
- During Treatment:
- Kevin then helps you identify ways you can help your family member through his or her recovery from addiction..
- After Treatment:
- Working with the treatment center therapist, Kevin will help you create an action plan for integrating your loved one back into the family system.
What is a resource I can use to learn more about family case management?
Written by Kevin Petersen, Chronic Hope: Parenting the Addicted Child provides insight on Kevin’s past experience as a caretaker and former addict, client experiences and strategic solutions that have helped countless families bring their loved ones out of addiction and into recovery.