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Robert Ackerman, PhD

Robert Ackerman

Dr. Robert J. Ackerman is Professor and Director of the Mid-Atlantic Addiction Research & Training Institute at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. He is a co-founder of the National Association for Children of Alcoholics. As an author he has published numerous articles and research findings and is best known for writing the first book in the United States on children of alcoholics in 1978. Twelve books later, many television appearances, and countless speaking engagements he has become internationally known for his work with families and children of all ages. His books have been translated into thirteen languages. He has served on many advisory boards and has worked with the National Institute of Mental Health, National Institute on Alcoholism and Alcohol Abuse, and the U.S. Department of Education. He served on the White House Task Force on Resiliency. He is the recipient of many awards including the University Professor Award from IUP, the Distinguished Alumni Awards from Western Michigan University, the University of NorthernColorado, and Louisiana State University, the 2006 Special Recognition Award from the U.S. Journal of Alcohol & Drug Dependence and the 2008 Father Martin Appreciation Award. He is a veteran of numerous TV appearances and his work has been featured on CNNHeadline News, the Today Show, USA Today newspaper, and Newsweek Magazine.Continuing Education Conference Faculty Robert Ackerman, PHD Official Website

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Online Courses and DVDs

Perfect Daughters: Adult Daughters of Alcoholics and Other Traumas

Perfect Daughters: Adult Daughters of Alcoholics and Other Traumas

1.0 CE This training will focus on the concerns, emotions, and recovery issues for adult daughters of alcoholics and other dysfunctional families. The workshop is based on Dr. Ackerman’s research and work with more than 1,200 women in the U...

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Appreciating Gender Differences in Treatment and Recovery from Chemical Dependency

Appreciating Gender Differences in Treatment and Recovery from Chemical Dependency

1.5 CEs Develop an appreciation for gender differences in the treatment and recovery from alcohol and drug addiction and other problems in e-Summit's Addiction Course with Dr. Ackerman. Investigate how dysfunctional families effect gender dev...

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Eliminating Self-defeating Behaviors: A Cognitive Behavioral Model

Eliminating Self-defeating Behaviors: A Cognitive Behavioral Model

1.5 CEs In this training discover how self-defeating behaviors may have once helped a person survive a crisis, but now cause harm by limiting the client from the potential to develop healthy behaviors. Some examples of self-defeating behaviors in...

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