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Virtual Lecture Series: 8 – Understanding Diverse Family Systems and the Benefits of Family Recovery

August 27, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Futures is a proud member of the Florida behavioral healthcare community committed to reducing the stigma surrounding addiction and its treatment. We invite you to join our virtual lecture series via the Zoom platform to learn from innovative practitioners, and enjoy a morning of knowledge, inspiration, and camaraderie. This will be a virtual lecture with Q&A to follow. This event is co-sponsored by BaysideCEU.  

Presentation Overview

Identifying and understanding the characteristics and underlying fears of families confronted with mental health and substance use disorders within their family system. To examine the family response in caretaking for the identified patient and evaluating the impact on roles and family coping behaviors. This course will aid with the definition of Family Recovery and strategies that will aid in Family Self Care.



Course Objectives: 

1. Participants will learn to identify specific family fears and behavioral characteristics of families in crisis.

2. Participants will learn how to aid with identifying, implementing, and integrating new family coping strategies.

3. Participants will be able to better understand how to aid the Family with formulating an ongoing Family Recovery Plan.



You will need your license number and type to receive credit for this course. This course is approved for 2 hours through: 
• Florida Board of CSW, MFT, MHC
• CCAPP California Consortium of Addiction Professionals
• Florida Certification Board
• Florida Board of Nursing
• Florida Board of Nursing-Certified Nursing Assistants
• Florida Board of Clinical SW, MFT and MHC, #726
• Ohio Counselor, Social Worker, And Marriage and Family Therapist Board for LPC hours
• Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board
• South Carolina Board of Social Work Examiners
• South Carolina Board of Examiners For Licensure of Professional Counselors And Therapists

Dan Perzanoski, CSAC | Amy Effman, LMFT, CAP

Dan Perzanoski, CSAC

Dan Perzanoski is a Certified Substance Abuse Counselor, Family Clinician, Family Case Manager,  and Group Facilitator, who has been in the field of Human Services, Substance Use Disorder Treatment, and the Mental Health Treatment field for 30 years. Dan began his career working with adolescents and families as a Development Specialist in his home state of Connecticut after completion of active duty service in the United States Marine Corps. Dan then went on to use Veteran Educational Funds to complete his degree in Human Services Counseling and Educational Leadership at Old Dominion University.


Amy Effman, LMFT, CAP

Amy is a postmodern systemic family therapist trained in solution focused and narrative therapy. She brings greater than 12 years of counseling expertise and experience to Orenda along with an intense passion for collaboration to achieve positive results for her clients and their families.


August 27, 2021
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Virtual lecture via the Zoom platform. (The meeting access link will be provided to you during the week of the event)


Futures Recovery Healthcare
Co-sponsored by BaysideCEU

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