Our professional colleagues in the behavioral health industry are invited to join us at our quarterly networking luncheon to hear from a leading specialist on the role addiction plays in family dynamics. Sue Jackson, licensed marriage and family therapist, will speak on “The Seven Realities of the Addictive Family” from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 17, at our facility at 9491 Pittsburg Ave., Rancho Cucamonga.
One continuing education credit will be offered. To RSVP, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call (909) 243-7321.
Jackson is the author of a new book titled The Family Scrimmage: An Introduction to the Seven Realities of the Addictive Family. Using the knowledge she has gained in more than 30 years of treating substance abusers and their families, Jackson will discuss the emotional trauma and chaos that occur when families fall victim to the grip of alcoholism and drug addiction. In her book, she provides detailed explanations, including illustrations and diagrams, about the dynamics of addiction involving everyone in the family. At the luncheon, Jackson will elaborate on ways the family gets sick together, and will offer solutions for ways they can heal together.
Currently the clinical Director for His House/New Creation residential treatment centers, Susan has spent nearly 30 years working in the field of addiction. Prior to her position at His House/New Creation, Jackson worked as the program manager for the Adolescent and Child Mental Health and Chemical Dependency programs at Loma Linda University, Jackson also has worked at San Antonio Community Hospital and for the city of Chino, where she served as a gang interventionist and family therapist specializing with adolescent substance abusers and their families.
Presentation Reflects Philosophy Of New Creation
CEO Glenn Swanson is pleased to offer this presentation because of its relevance to professionals who treat the thousands of families who are affected by addiction. The disease of addiction knows no boundaries. New Creation Behavioral Health Care Foundation understands the vital importance of providing educational information and resources to help stem the tide of addiction. We support the professional community in an ongoing commitment to provide the highest quality treatment to men and women who suffer from alcoholism and drug addiction.