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Why professional and experienced interventionists are necessary

May 23, 2016  |  David Brown
A recent exchange with a person conducting interventions and compromising confidentiality demonstrates the importance of monitoring activity in the intervention arena.

Addiction Interaction Disorder

April 2, 2015  |  David Brown
I have learned to look well beyond the surface in conducting interventions.

Buyer Be Aware - Advertisements for Intervention Training need to be carefully considered – revisited!

September 22, 2014  |  David Brown
Too many publicized trainings in intervention take on the character of creating an "interventionist lite."

Buyer Be Aware - Advertisements for Intervention Training need to be carefully considered!

September 2, 2014  |  David Brown
Would-be interventionists need to be informed of the extensive requirements for certification.

An Interventionist's take on his own recovery

July 30, 2014  |  David Brown
On his 32nd anniversary of sobriety, David Brown reflects on those who carried him on his journey and helped him escape the enslavement of his addiction.

A look back at my comments concerning the Johnson Model of Intervention

July 21, 2014  |  David Brown
What did the Johnson Model teach about intervention and how is that being applied?

Intervention today......is it still the Wild West or have we learned from the errors of the past?

July 11, 2014  |  David Brown
In July last year Alison Knopf of this publication wrote a damning article on the Intervention Business. Did we listen? Have we learned?

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David Brown is Director of Avenues to Recovery in Olathe, Kansas and is a certified...

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