Love First Training Institute


JUNE 23 - 28, 2024

Interventionist Training and Certification at the McIver Center at The Retreat

The 5-day, 30 CEU course covers every aspect of structured family intervention. You will learn advanced methods of the Love First model, including executive-style intervention, invitational-style/process intervention, workplace intervention and other variations. You will learn how to individualize the intervention process to the needs of families and the addicted person, including working with dual diagnosis, volatile situations, and special populations.
Active learning dominates the training experience. Participants engage in problem solving, analysis, evaluation, and team-based learning. You will also learn how to incorporate Structured Family Recovery® into the intervention process, to encourage long term family recovery. Experienced professionals only.
Jeff Jay, CIP & Debra Jay, MA are clinical interventionists and co-authors of Love First, a family's guide to intervention, 3rd ed., Hazelden, 2021. Jeff has been working in the addiction treatment field since 1986, including work for the Hazelden Foundation. He has appeared as an expert on CNN, PBS, and the Jane Pauley Show. Debra Jay, MA has been a frequent guest on The Oprah Winfrey Show. She is a noted author, lecturer and interventionist. She has been most recently seen on ABC Evening News and Good Morning America. Debra is author of It Takes a Family 2nd ed., Hazelden, 2021 the guide to Structured Family Recovery®.