Dr. Robert Meyers for a special training in NYC on the Community
Reinforcement and Family Training (CRAFT) approach to helping families
identify practical and highly-effective ways to move their loved one toward
treatment, while simultaneously improving their own lives. During the
second half of the 3rd training day, Dr. Andrew Tatarsky
and Dr. Jenifer Talley will provide an introduction to Dr. Tatarsky's integrative harm reduction psychotherapy
(IHRP) model for treating problematic substance use and other addictive
behaviors that emphasizes collaboration, empowerment, and compassion to
promote healing and positive change.
Fri, Mar 10, 2017, 10:00 AM – Sun, Mar 12, 2017, 5:00 PM. For
more information, please visit https://craft-ihrp2017.eventbrite.com
Meyers is scheduled to further develop the CRAFT program in Japan. He will give 2 lectures at Tokushima
University on October 8th & 9th, and then travel to Tokyo where he
will deliver a 3 day CRAFT training for the 2016
Japanese Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapy conference on
October 11th, 12th, & 13th.
Meyers will present a 2 and 1/2 day CRAFT
training at the Parents Translational Research Center at the Treatment
Research Institute in Philadelphia, PA from March 28 - 30, 2016. This
workshop is co-sponsored by Families for
Sensible Drug Policy (FSDP).
For complete information about the workshop and how to register
click here: CRAFT
Phila Brochure. Space is limited, so sign up
Robert Meyers will present a 2 and ½ day CRAFT training in San Diego,
California, from 2/29/16 to 3/2/16(Monday and Tuesday 9-4, Wednesday
9-12). Class size limited to 40. Fee is $450. Completion of this training
is the first step toward becoming a certified CRAFT therapist.
‘Bob Meyers has made exemplary contributions to
knowledge about the treatment of substance abuse and dependence, overseeing two
decades of programmatic research to develop, refine, adapt, test and
disseminate CRAFT. Bob is an exceptional human being and colleague. He is
a superb clinical teacher who garners top marks from audiences ranging from
counselors in recovery to doctoral-level health professionals. Dr. Meyers
brings extraordinary energy, compassion, depth and humanity to his research,
treatment and training’.
William R. Miller, Ph.D. Emeritus
Distinguished Professor of Psychology and Psychiatry.
- This training is sponsored by Practical Recovery.
To register, and for travel information, contact Tom Horvath, at tom.horvath@practicalrecovery (email preferred) or 858-546-1100
Meyers will be conducting a three day workshop on Community Reinforcement
and Family Training (CRAFT) at the Hazelden
Betty Ford Foundation on August 17th, 18th & 19th 2015. Dr.
Meyers who has been in the addiction field for 39 years with 23 of those
years at the University of New Mexico where he was one of the founders of
the Center on Alcoholism, Substance Abuse and Addiction (CASAA).
Robert J. Meyers who has developed and researched CRAFT in the United
States and abroad, will deliver a two and a half-day training course on
this revolutionary evidence-based treatment program. The full CRAFT
Training is being held on May 11-13, 2015 at the:
Ada County Sheriff’s Office
7180 Barrister Ave
Entrance 3, Training Room A
Boise, Idaho 83704
To register, go to http://idahocraft2015.weebly.com
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Meyers will be travelling to Richmond Virginia for a full CRAFT training sponsored by the Department of
Behavioral Health and Developmental Services, this training will be held
on the 23rd, 24th, & 25th of July.
Meyers will give a plenary talk & a full day seminar on CRAFT at the
8th Annual Georgia School of Addiction Studies, August 25 – 29, 2014 in
Meyers will travel to Glasgow, Scotland to hold a full CRAFT training and
a one day CRAFT training for supervisors. These trainings are sponsored by
the Scottish Families Affected by Alcohol & Drugs organization.
The trainings will be held on 22nd through the 25th of September.
Meyers will conduct a CRAFT training in Santiago,
Chile the first week of November.
Meyers will conduct a CRAFT training for the
College Of New Jersey’s School of Social Work later in September.
Meyers is scheduled to conduct a CRAFT Training
for Adelphi University on December 19th thru the 21st in Garden City New
Meyers is conducting a full 2.5 day CRAFT training in Houston Texas on
June 23rd, 24th, & 25th, 2014.
Reinforcement and Family Training (CRAFT) -- Working with families of
substance abusers January 27 – 29, 2014 -- RAND Corporation, Santa
and adolescent versions of the Community Reinforcement Approach are used
by over 125 organizations in 37 states and several other countries. Dr.
Meyers will be leading a CRA training for both
adults and adolescents (A-CRA) January 13 – 15, 2014. This training will
be hosted by Chestnut Health Systems in Bloomington-Normal, Illinois.. Please contact Kelli Wright
(email@example.com) for information on workshop fees and lodging.
Meyers will be traveling to Cardiff Wales to conduct 4 days of training in
ACRA and CRAFT on April 22 through the 25th. Hosted by the by Cardiff
County Councils and the Believe in Children Program.
Meyers will be presenting an advanced and an intermediate training in ACRA
at Chestnut Health Service in Bloomington Illinois on May 13th through the
May 24th Dr. Meyers will be conducting a one day overview of CRAFT at
Harvard’s McLean Hospital.
June Dr. Meyers will be conducting a full CRAFT training in Evansville
Indiana for Southwest Behavioral Healthcare Inc. on June `19th , 20th and
July Dr. Meyers will give the plenary address (The Community Reinforcement
and Family Training (CRAFT): A Science-Based Intervention), for 39th Annual
Northwest Institute of Addictions Studies (NWIAS) Conference in Portland
Oregon. Dr. Meyers will also be giving several in depth
presentations on CRAFT during the three day Conference July 17 through the
Meyers will travel to Japan to present several CRAFT talks including the
keynote address at the Annual Asian Cognitive Behavioral Conference in
Tokyo Japan on August 23rd through August 26th.
in Japan Dr. Meyers will also travel to Tokushima University to conduct
three day training in CRAFT at Aizato Hospital
Tokushima on August 28th through August 30th. Participants will be
from Otani University as well as Tokushima
Meyers will conduct a full 2.5 day training on
the Community Reinforcement and Family Training (CRAFT) program for the
Family Recovery Court in LaPlata, Maryland on
the 4th 5th & 6th of February, 2013.
Meyers will be training the Salvation Army addiction staff in the
Community Reinforcement Approach (CRA) in Glasgow Scotland on the 20th
21st & 23rd of February, 2013
Meyers will also travel to Ireland where he will conduct trainings for the
Community Misuse Substance Team of Limerick in Adolescent Community
Reinforcement Approach (ACRA), and the
Community Reinforcement and Family Training (CRAFT) on February 22 through
March 4th 5th & 6th Dr. Meyers will be conducting a workshop in the
Community Reinforcement and Family Training (CRAFT) approach for the Bray
Ireland Community Addiction Team.
March 17th 18th & 19th Dr. Meyers will be conducting training for the
Youth Addictions Treatment Centre, Central Health, Newfoundland
Canada in the Adolescent Community Reinforcement Approach (ACRA).
Meyers will be returning to Ireland and Wales in early 2012 for several
CRAFT and ACRA trainings. He will begin his trainings in Cork, Ireland on
February 21st through February 24th for the HSE South Alcohol and
Addiction Services, Arbour House, St. Finbar's Hospital. Dr. Meyers will divide his
training time between ACRA and CRAFT. He will then travel to Galway,
Ireland to hold a 2 day CRAFT training on
February 26th and 27th for the Western Region Drug Task Force.
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Meyers will be traveling to Australia to assist The National Drug and
Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, and Lyndon
Community in adapting the Community Reinforcement and Family Training
(CRAFT) for the project, Community Reinforcement and Family Training for
Rural Aboriginal Families. Dr. Meyers will be in Australia from
April 28th until May 5th. A 3-day
training on the (CRAFT) protocol will be held May 2nd – 4th in Orange, New
South Wales, Australia.
Psychological Interventions Across Scotland, Stirling
Management Centre, University of Stirling,
Tuesday 25 - Thursday 27 January 2011
Meyers will be returning to Ireland for 7 days of training for the
Blanchardstown Local Drugs Task Force. Dr. Meyers is scheduled to
hold trainings in ACRA, CRA, and CRAFT from November 29th through December
Meyers will be holding a 2 ½ day CRAFT training
October 4th, 5th & 6th. This will be his last CRAFT training for
2010. The training will be held at Chestnut Health Services Training
Center in Bloomington Illinois. Final details will be announced soon on
both this website and the Chestnut Health Services website. Participants
will be limited and all participants will receive signed copies of his book
“Get your loved One Sober.”
March of 2010, Dr. Meyers will be conducting 3 trainings in the United
Kingdom. Dr. Meyers will begin his training with 2 days of training
on Adolescent Community Reinforcement (A-CRA) in Cardiff Wales for the
Strengthening Families Programme on March 9th,
10th and on March 11th there will be short refresher
class on CRAFT.
Next Dr. Meyers will travel to Newcastle upon Tyne England to
present 2 ½ days of training on the Community Reinforcement and Family Training
(CRAFT) March 16th, 17th, and on the 18th for partnerships in the North East of
The last training of his trip will
take place in Dublin, Ireland with four days of training, 2 days on the
Community Reinforcement and Family Training (CRAFT) and two days on the
Community Reinforcement Approach (CRA). This training will be held on March 22nd,
23rd, 24th & 25th for the Blanchardstown Local Drug
Task Force. I am happy and sad to say that his workshop is filled; we
will not be able to handle any additional participants.
- Dr. Meyers will be the
Keynote speaker for the Northwest Regional Conference sponsored by The
College of Southern Idaho Health & Human Services Department on April
16th 2010. Dr. Meyers will be giving a second training; both presentations
will be on the Community Reinforcement and Family Training (CRAFT)
- Dr. Meyers will be
presenting a full day of training on Community Reinforcement and Family
Training (CRAFT) for Thedacare Behavioral Health
in Way Neenah, Wisconsin on June 11th 2010. 6 Hours of continuing education
credits (CEUs) will be awarded to all participants.
Meyers will be holding 3 day training in Community Reinforcement and
Family Training (CRAFT) at Newcastle upon Tyne in the United Kingdom on
September 9th, 10th and 11th.
- Dr. Meyers will be presenting
a Plenary address titled "History and Effectiveness of the Community
Reinforcement Approach", on the morning of September 16th during the
2nd Annual German Congress on Addictions being held in Cologne Germany
from September 16 to 19, 2009. In addition Dr. Meyers will be holding a one day training on "Community Reinforcement and
Family Training (CRAFT) as a pre-conference workshop on September 15th.
Check their website for more information at www.suchtkongress09.de
- The Center for
Motivation and Change (www.motivationandchange.com) in NYC
is holding a 10-part training series called Evidence-Based Approaches in
Addiction Treatment on Thursday evenings, 7:30-9:00 pm, from March 12
through May 21 (with no session on April 9). CE credits for OASAS and NASW
are provided, and the instructors, Jeff Foote, PhD and Nicole Kosanke, PhD, have been working in the field of
addictions for more than 20 years. The course is designed as didactic AND experiential, with role-playing and
application of techniques to real-world cases. Curriculum includes:
principles of Evidence-Based Treatments; Motivation Approaches; Cognitive
Behavioral Approaches; CRAFT; Dialectical Behavior Therapy; and
Pharmacotherapies. Cost for the training is $95 per session and $65 for
students. To get more info or to register, e-mail