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The GORSKI-CENAPS Clinical Model

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A Powerful Recovery & Relapse Prevention System for 
Addiction And Related Personality And Mental Health

  ATP  -  Assessment & Treatment Planning

  DMCDenial Management Counseling 

     DMC Treatment Plan

  RPC  -  Relapse Prevention Counseling

      RPC Treatment Plan

  PRC  -  Primary Recovery Counseling

       PRC Treatment Plan

  RPT  -  Relapse Prevention Therapy

      RPT Treatment Plan

      RPT Treatment Plan

  DDC  -  Dual Disorder Counseling  

  APM -  Addiction-free Pain Management

Research Validation
Research Shows Gorski's Relapse Warning Signs 
Are A
Reliable & Valid Predictor of Alcohol Relapses

The Journal On Studies of Alcohol reported in its September 2000 edition that The Assessment of Warning-Signs of Relapse (AWARE), a questionnaire based upon the list of 37 relapse warning signs developed by Terence T. Gorski, was shown to be a Reliable & Valid Predictor of Alcohol Relapses.   (Reference:  Miller, William R; Harris, Richard J Journal of Studies on Alcohol, 2000, 61, 5, Sept, 759-765.)

A Rock Solid System 
That Has Stood The Test Of Time

The GORSKI-CENAPS Model is a comprehensive system for diagnosing and treating addiction and related mental disorders, personality disorders, and situational life problems.   It  has been used successfully for since the early 1970ís (over 25 years) in addiction, mental health, and behavioral health treatment programs.  The model has been successfully adapted for use in all levels of care, with a wide variety of clients.  It has been successfully adapted to meet the special needs of ...

        Special populations including women, 
adolescents, gays, and lesbians. 

        African Americans, Native Americans, 
and Hispanic Americans.

        Dual Disorder clients being treated 
in community mental health centers.  

Various components of the GORSKI-CENAPS Model have been translated into a number of languages including Spanish, Polish, Danish, and Swedish.

The GORSKI-CENAPS Model has been used effectively under a wide variety of health care financing plans ranging from private insurance, to federal and state funding, to managed care plans, to health maintenance organizations, to self-pay private practices. 

The CENAPS Model is based upon 
rock solid clinical principles
that are flexible enough 
to adapt to changing conditions 
in the health care field. 

State-of-the Art Compatibility

The CENAPS Model is fully compatible with the DSM IV, ASAM Patient Placement Criteria, the standards of the Joint Commission for the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO), the standards of CARF, and the Core Counselor Competencies as published by the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT), The International Certification and Reciprocity Consortium (IC&RC), and the National Association of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC).

The clinical model is divided into six basic components which are listed below.  Click on the name of each component  to review a detailed description and 

Best Practice Principles - 
The Research-based Foundation of the GORSKI-CENAPS Model

Theoretical Components

Addiction - A Biopsychosocial ModelAddiction is a serious problem that results from a complex interaction among physical psychological and social factors.  
Recovery - A Developmental Model:  Recovery is a complex process that emerges in stages over time.  Each developmental stage of recovery has its own unique theme, recovery goal, and recovery tasks. 
Relapse - A Prevention & Management Model:  Relapse is the process of becoming dysfunctional in recovery that ends with the renewed symptoms of addiction or related mental or personality disorders.  Relapse can be prevented.  Relapse can be stopped quickly should it occur.

Clinical Components

ATP - Assessment & Treatment Planning: Learn to identify 
and develop treatment plans for addiction and coexisting mental 
& personality disorders.
DMC - Denial Management CounselingLearn to identify and 
manage denial and treatment resistance. 

  <Review The Denial Management Counseling (DMC)
       Professional Guide and Client Workbook>

PRC - Primary Recovery Counseling: Learn to develop a 
recovery plan for addiction and coexisting personality & mental 
RPC - Relapse Prevention CounselingLearn to manage 
high risk situations that can cause relapse early in recovery before
initial biopsychosocial stabilization has occurred.

  <Review The Relapse Prevention Counseling (RPC) Client Workbook>

RPT - Relapse Prevention TherapyLearn to identify & manage 
the core personality and lifestyle problems that can cause relapse 
latter in recovery after initial biopsychosocial stabilization has occurred.

  <Review The Relapse Prevention Therapy (RPT) Client Workbook>

DDC - Dual Disorder CounselingLearn to identify and manage 
coexisting  mental & personality disorders
APM - Addiction-free Pain Management:  Learn how to manage
acute and chronic pain without becoming addicted to pain medications or relapse to active addiction.

  <Review The Addiction-free Pain Management (APM) 
       Professional Guide and  Client Workbook>

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