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The ASAM Criteria Unplugged and Other Tales from the Field, Episode 3: Kristin L. Dempsey, EdD, LMFT, LPCC

In this episode of The ASAM Criteria Unplugged, we interview Kristin Dempsey, author of “The Harm Reduction Workbook for Addiction,” a unique resource that empowers readers to explore their relationship with substances using motivational interviewing skills. Come discover how to encourage a journey toward change and growth in your clients vs. prescribing a specific path; learn the distinction between harm reduction and Harm Reduction, and learn how to embrace a trauma-informed approach that respects individuals’ rights. You’ll walk away with insights on guided exercises and how to create a recovery narrative aligned with trauma-informed care principles. Don’t miss this engaging conversation!