Observe the role of AA meetings in a person’s recovery from alcoholism.. Alcoholics Anonymous
Clinical Observation Assignment
Students will attend one Alcoholics Anonymous meeting (open to the public).
1. Observe the role of AA meetings in a person’s recovery from alcoholism.
2. Compare and contrast societal views toward substance-related disorders versus the view of healthcare professionals.
· Review the following website explaining the 12 Steps of the AA Program:
This assignment has two parts. Part A and Part B, the AA assignment should be completed in 4hrs which will be counted toward clinical hours
Reflective Journaling Assignment
What is Journaling
Journaling is a tool to assist you to develop appropriate clinical judgments by reflecting on your clinical practice, own behaviors, thoughts and feelings. You will be required to submit three journal entries using one of the statements noted below. You may only use a statement once during the course. The required journal entries are intended to be a guided resource to help you learn from your clinical experiences. It will only be as useful as you make it for yourself. Complete the journal entry and submit to your clinical faculty within 48 hours of your clinical experience. It is very important to complete the journal as soon as possible after the clinical experience is completed for the week. Submit the entry each week via email to your clinical faculty. Given thought and honest self-evaluation, your journal will help guide you in your learning. Each journal entry should be at least four paragraphs, typed, double-spaced, with correct grammar, spelling, and punctuation. Ideas should be organized and clearly communicated.
In preparation for the AA clinical observation assignment, The student must watch the following movie:
· “My Name is Bill W.”
o This movie chronicles the life of Bill Wilson, who along with Dr. Robert Smith, founded Alcoholics Anonymous. The movie provides a realistic portrayal of alcoholism and how it was viewed by society in the 1920’s and 1930’s.
After watching the movie, the student must complete a journal assignment and use question below to complete the assignment
1. The first two paragraphs should give a DETAILEDSUMMARY of the movie, which should include the different characters and their roles.