EAPA Lone Star

Positive Recovery

  • 21 Mar 2018
  • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Recovery Resource Council 2700 Airport Freeway (Hwy 121) Fort Worth, Texas 76111


  • Pay at Door (First Time Free)

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Topic: Positive Recovery

Key elements of positive psychology with a strengths based curriculum.

Casey Arrillaga, LCDC

Positive Recovery (PR) is an evidenced-based approach to treating people with substance use disorders using the principles and proven interventions of positive psychology, applied in innovative new ways to help this specialized population.  

Leaning Objectives

- Attendees will learn the core purpose of PR and how it drives everything that we do.

- Attendees will learn the distinction of the PR approach and the theory behind the research of    PR.

- Attendees will gain the knowledge, tools and strategies covering a myriad of constructs of PR. 

About the Speaker 

Casey Arrillaga is a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor with years of experience working with people of all kinds who have trouble with using substances or behaviors compulsively, as well as helping those people and their families heal and grow together. Casey comes with a positive, strengths-based approach that helps everyone involved see that they are good people struggling with a difficult condition. Casey believes that everyone deserves relief from that struggle and he takes joy in helping others learn to heal, grow, and ultimately soar. Casey specializes in working with problem drinking, prescription and illicit drug abuse, codependency and enabling, and compulsive sex/love. He also has extensive experience helping family members understand how they can support both themselves and their loved one, while not falling into patterns of codependency and enabling.

Casey received his Bachelor of Science in Chemical Dependency Counseling and completing a Master of Social Work with an emphasis in clinical studies. As well as seeing individual clients, he currently runs a Family Workshop program for a treatment center in the Hill Country. Casey regularly gives presentations on “Addiction and the Brain”, “Understanding Codependency,” “How to Improve Communication and Set Effective Boundaries,” and other subjects that are vital for those with a problem and their families.

Casey also has movie producer, writer and music composer in his resume of accomplishments. He is credited for a national award winning script and TV movie titled “Odicie”. The story is about a nine year old African American girl who uncovers a family secret when she learns of an uncle living with AIDS and brings an estranged family back together.

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