Learn about addiction, treatment and recovery side-by-side with our expert clinicians and our treatment patients in this five-day program. Get an insider's view into the process of evidence-based, Twelve Step addiction treatment and recovery through our intensive, five-day Professionals in Residence program. By shadowing clinical staff and treatment patients, you will come away with a deeper understanding of addiction as a disease, as well as the tools, knowledge and insight you can use to effectively respond to its challenges. Your week will include: Classroom instruction Clinical observation Integration into patient life Addiction Medicine Conference for the Primary Care Provider Join health care professionals and leading experts in the field of addiction treatment on December 7 in Rancho Mirage, CA to focus on the latest thinking and best practices for improving identification and management of substance use disorder in the primary care setting. Empowering You to Help Whether you are a health care provider, mental health provider, social worker, criminal justice professional, school counselor or other caring professional, the Professionals in Residence program empowers you to recognize and respond to the challenges of addiction. Gain insight and awareness to become an effective advocate for those who need help. Typical lecture topics include: The Disease of Addiction Twelve Step Facilitation Co-Occurring Disorders Neurobiology of Addiction Spirituality and Recovery Program Locations Professionals can choose either the Betty Ford Center in Rancho Mirage, California or Hazelden in Center City, Minnesota to complete the program. Continuing Education We offer continuing education hours and a certificate of completion. Program Cost Fees vary based on program scope.