job preparedness and educational preparedness training; supported employment.
healthy marriage; for recovering individuals, who have chosen marriage for themselves, to acquire the skills and knowledge necessary to form or sustain a healthy marriage through the use of effective communication and conflict management skills.
life skills; development of self help skills such as:
learning to identify and express feeling;
building positive relationships with spouse, family, peers and others;
developing decision-making skills;
understanding chemical dependency as a family illness;
understanding codependency and dysfunctional behaviors and life patterns associated with being a member of a family in which there is a substance abuse problem;
learning and practicing non-violent ways to resolve conflict;
health care skills including understanding mental illness and how to manage it; warning signs or relapse and how to prevent it.
individualized assistance; training in activities of daily living and home economics based on client assessment.
spiritual life skills; assist an individual or group of at least two persons to develop spiritually which might include, but is not limited to, establishing or reestablishing a relationship with a higher power, acquiring skills needed to cope with life changing incidents, adopting positive values or principles, identifying a sense of purpose and mission for one’s life, and achieving serenity and peace of mind; responsible decision-making, social engagement and family responsibility may also be addressed; spiritual life skills is to be provided by an individual who is recognized by the agency’s governing authority as being trained and qualified to provide this service.
instruction and participation in culture-specific activities that reunite the recovering individual with one’s traditions, “lifeways”, heritage, symbols, history and language where appropriate.
pastoral guidance; incorporate faith in the substance abuse recovery process; this may include, but is not limited to, assisting clients and their family members in various crises as a result of substance abuse. Pastoral guidance is delivered by a duly ordained minister or their equivalent such as a rabbi or imam.