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Twelve Step Sponsorship : How it Works

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"Passing it on" is a key concept in the 12 step community. Since it began, its traditions and knowledge have been passed down by word-of-mouth from one generation of sponsors to the next, rather like elder passing on their wisdom. The text, by a former president of the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, applies this knowledge and tradition to this handbook for sponsors. With reading assignments, common questions answered, and procedural suggestions - this how-to programme guides sponsors through their role in reaching out and helping new programme members, from the first meeting through the 12th step and into the years that follow.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 400 pages
  • 134.62 x 210.82 x 17.78mm | 385.55g
  • Hazelden Information & Educational Services
  • Minneapolis, United States
  • English
  • 1568381220
  • 9781568381220
  • 108,847

About Hamilton B

Hamilton B. is a recovering alcoholic who has been sober in AA for more than twenty years. As an AA member, Hamilton maintains his anonymity "at the level of press, radio, and film." He holds a BA degree in psychology from an Ivy League college, and a PhD in organizational behavior from an eastern University. Hamilton is a recognized expert in the areas of alcoholism recovery and spirituality in organizational settings. He has been quoted in The New York Times, The Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, USA Today, Newsweek, and numerous other newspapers and periodicals; he has appeared on CNN, CNBC, Oprah Winfrey, A Current Affair, and numerous other television and radio programs; and he has testified before committees of both the United States House of Representatives and the United States Senate as an expert witness on alcoholism.Hamilton has served on a variety of corporate and foundation boards, has taught as an adjunct professor at an eastern medical school, and has worked with the National Institute of Alcoholic Abuse and Alcoholism. In addition to the two books he has written for Hazelden, he is the author of a book that deals with organizational issues and a forthcoming book on leadership. His areas of expertise are alcoholism and spirituality in organizational settings.show more

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