Professional Education


"The Power of Gratitude: How Acknowledging and Being Grateful for What We Have Enhances Recovery"

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Gratitude is seen as an integral part of recovery from addiction.  It has been shown to benefit health, mood, outlook and general sense of wellbeing – all positive factors in recovery. This workshop will explore the phenomenon of gratitude throughout history, research on its usefulness, and how to incorporate its practice in addiction treatment.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe how the phenomenon of gratitude has been manifested and practiced throughout history in various social and religious contexts
  2. Describe how research on gratitude has shown its efficacy in human relations and self-improvement
  3. List techniques for incorporating gratitude practice in addiction treatment to enhance outcomes for clients in recovery

Presentation: 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM

William Hale, Ph.D., LICDC
Counseling Supervisor, Glenbeigh Rock Creek
Manager, Glenbeigh Outpatient Center of Beachwood and Rocky River

Glenbeigh Rock Creek
2863 State Rout 45
Rock Creek, Ohio 44084

This event is offered at part of Glenbeigh's Community Benefit initiative and there is no charge to attend.

Please RSVP by June 9, 2014 to
440-710-3244 or to

Approved for 2.0 continuing education credit hours by:

  • The Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board
  • The Ohio Counselor, Social Worker & Marriage and Family Therapist Board

Applied for:

  • The Employee Assistance Certification Commission (EACC)
  • National Association of Social Workers

Glenbeigh is a non-profit specialty hospital providing premier care to adults, age 18 and over, suffering from alcohol or drug addiction. 


Glenbeigh recognizes the importance of education for its staff and other professionals in the community. Therefore, Glenbeigh provides an array of seminars and workshops on topics related to the most current behavioral health information. If you are interested in receiving notification of upcoming educational opportunities, please email Carrie Artman.


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