Parenting In Recovery
An Educational Group for Parents of Children Impacted by Addiction
The disease of addiction brings chaos into the household, and recovery must always remain a focus, one day at a time.
As a parent, you want to protect your child from the realities of addiction, but the reality is everyone is impacted by it and are at an increased risk for mental illness.
Whether you’re currently working towards or are in recovery, Shoutout’s Parenting In Recovery Educational Group provides the skills and tools to answer the question: What am I supposed to tell my kids about my addiction?
In this four-week, online educational group, you will learn how to:
- Create new traditions based off of old ones
- Speak to your child(ren) about you or your loved one’s addiction or recovery
- Hold honest conversations about what addiction (and recovery) is and what it means to them and the rest of the family
- Create a safe, supportive space where your child will be heard
- Talk about the absence of a family member during the holidays
Enroll in the Parenting In Recovery educational group today!
- Who’s It For: Parents of children impacted by substance use
- Length: 4 weeks
- Dates: New groups start the first Tuesday of each month
- Day & Time: Tuesday weekly 7 pm – 8 pm EST
- Cost: $200 total cost
Wendy Elliott, MFT
Wendy is a Family Specialist in the inpatient and digital mental health departments at Recovery Centers of America. She earned her Master’s degree at Drexel University in Family Therapy with an additional certificate from the Opioid Workforce Expansion Program, Interdisciplinary training initiative. This training helped prepare Wendy to engage with families impacted by opioid and other substance use disorders in a therapeutic context. During her schooling, she completed her Master’s level internships in School Based Mental Health/Family Therapy and Family Therapy in inpatient substance use settings.
Gwenn Swift, MFT
Gwenn is a Family Specialist, working with couples and families in recovery from substance use in the Inpatient and Digital settings at Recovery Centers of America. Gwenn earned her Master’s degree in Couple and Family Therapy from Drexel University. She also completed a training with the Opioid Workforce Expansion Program. During her Master’s, she completed an internship at RCA working in the women’s trauma program, mature women’s program, and young adult program. Gwenn believes that authentic connection and engaging, healthy life experiences are essential for families. She hopes to create a space that demonstrates the value of family work in recovery.
Limited seats available! Contact us to register
Help your child(ren) navigate through this difficult time as you continue to grow in your recovery. Connect with our experts to get started with Shoutout’s Parenting In Recovery educational group!
Keep the momentum going
Support doesn’t stop once this 4-week group is complete. You’ll have the opportunity to stick with your therapist through our continued family coaching services. Available at an additional cost, these services keep you connected with your therapist, allowing your journey of healing and growth to continue.