Navigating Grace: The Power of Connection and Transformation
December 18 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Twelve Step recovery programs stress personal connection as a key ingredient in addiction recovery. This presentation by best-selling author and clinician Jeff Jay is based on his book, Navigating Grace: A Solo Voyage of Survival and Redemption. It will describe the often-unlikely process of personal connection, and the concepts of service and altruism that lie at the heart of Twelve Step Programs. The presentation will include inspiring personal remembrances of the people who changed Jeff’s life forever.
Handouts: Handouts will be posted around the presentation date.
Related reading suggestions: Navigating Grace: A Solo Voyage of Survival and Redemption by Jeff Jay.
About the Presenter:
Jeff Jay is a clinical interventionist, educator and author. His work has appeared on CNN, the Jane Pauley Show, PBS, Forbes Online and in professional journals. He is a graduate of the University of Minnesota, and a certified addictions professional. He has served as president of the Terry McGovern Foundation in Washington, DC, and on the boards of directors for the Michigan Association of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors, Dawn Farm, and the Employee Assistance Professionals Association of Greater Detroit. He currently serves on the advisory board of Jefferson House, in Detroit, Michigan. Jeff is the coauthor of the best-selling book “Love First: A Family’s Guide to Intervention” (second edition, Hazelden, 2008). His newest book is “Navigating Grace, a Solo Voyage of Survival and Redemption” (Hazelden, September 2015.) He is also the co-author of “At Wit’s End: What You Need to Know When a Loved One Is Diagnosed with Addiction and Mental Illness”, (Hazelden, 2007). Jeff Jay heads a national private practice that provides intervention and recovery mentoring services. He is a former clinician with the Hazelden Foundation and Sacred Heart Rehabilitation Center.