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  • Criteria for assessing Sex Addiction
  • 12 Step Sponsorship:Giving Service -- Getting Serenity
  • Motivate You to choose a SponsorEncourage You to become a SponsorDevelop a Better Understanding of What a Sponsor Does
  • Do I have a Sponsor? Why do I resist getting or using a Sponsor?Temporary vs Permanent SponsorshipWhat does a Sponsor Do?3.5 Tips on Sponsorship
  • Even when you are on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there-Will RogersThe Elevator to Recovery is ‘out of order.’ You’ll just have to take the Steps.-RhondaGates
  • Serves as a GuideServes by ExampleIs available by phone, visit or emailDoes not pretend to know all the answersWorks the Program, has a SponsorAvoids taking other’s InventoryShares Experience, Strength and HopeIs Honest at all cost
  • Give Medical or Legal AdviceAttempt to Control our LivesEncourage an Unhealthy DependenceBe a TherapistBe Our BankerTake advantage of a Sponsee (p15)
  • Introduces us to PeopleGets us started on the Steps
  • Stays in constant contact (phone or email)Answers Questions, Explains the ProgramEncourages the Sponsee to work the steps
  • Has what we wantWalks the talkHas a sponsorEmphasizes the Steps
  • Gender is the same as ours (same-sex)Has more time in recovery than we doHas worked more Steps than we have
  • Is available for telephone calls and meetingsEmphasizes spiritual aspect of the program
  • The Old Approach: No SponsorIsolation kills more addicts than any other thing
  • The Old Approach: No SponsorIsolation kills more addicts than any other thing
  • The New Approach: TeamWorkReovery is about moving outside of ourselves
  • Sponsorship is not a life-time commitmentFire your Sponsee if necessary
  • It is a working relationship that works as long as you work i
  • Never ask a sponsee to do something you would not do yourself
  • Don’t take on a load you cannot carry
  • Remember: We carry the Message, Not the Person
  • We become a sponsor because it “keeps us sober
  • We become a sponsor because it is the one thing that keeps us sober and growing
  • You know you are doing it right when you don’t give a shit
  • Shared joy is double joy, and shared sorrow is half-sorrow.-Swedish ProverbWe can do what I cannot do-AnonymousIt takes two to speak the truth. One to speak and another to hear.-Henry David Thoreau
  • I have to let go of the right to be right I must lay down the weapons of self in order to pick up the tools of the program“I have an inferiority complex but it isn’t a very good one.”We are damaged but not broken.An addict is an egomaniac with an inferiority complex.
  • n Greek mythology, Sisyphus (pronounced /ˈsɪsəfəs/; Greek: Σίσυφοςsísypʰos[ˈsisifos] (help·info)) was a King punished in Tartarus by being cursed to roll a huge boulderup a hill, only to watch it roll back down, and to repeat this throughout eternity.The word sisyphean means, according to the American Heritage Dictionary "endless and unavailing, as labor or a task.“ Could also refer to addiction. Doing the same thing and getting the same results.
  • Sponsor training

    1. 1. Criteria for assessing Sex Addiction<br />Closely parallels guidelines for assessing <br />Substance Dependency, <br />Alcoholism, and <br />Compulsive Gambling:<br />Criteria<br />Loss of control<br />Continuation despite adverse consequences<br />Obsession or preoccupation<br />Sponsorship: What it is and How it works<br />1<br />
    2. 2. Criteria for assessing Sex Addiction<br />The presence of all three criteria operationally defines addiction to<br />any drug or behavior<br />Sponsorship: What it is and How it works<br />2<br />
    3. 3. Criteria for assessing Sex Addiction<br />Sex Addiction is Not<br />Sponsorship: What it is and How it works<br />3<br /><ul><li>A Moral or Religious Stance
    4. 4. A Symptom of Underlying Axis I Illness
    5. 5. Fun
    6. 6. Same Sex Interest or Activity
    7. 7. Sexual Offending
    8. 8. Fetish / Paraphilia
    9. 9. Sociopathy
    10. 10. Crystal Meth Addiction
    11. 11. The End of a Relationship</li></li></ul><li>Criteria for assessing Sex Addiction<br />Sponsorship: What it is and How it works<br />4<br />
    12. 12. Criteria for assessing Sex Addiction<br />Sex addiction can be…<br />A Stand Alone Diagnosis<br />
    13. 13. Sponsorship: What it is and How it works<br />6<br />
    14. 14. Sponsorship: What it is and How it works<br />7<br />
    15. 15. Successful Sponsorship SeriesThe Care and Nurture of Sponsors and Sponsees<br />Part One:12 Step Sponsorship:<br /><ul><li>What it is
    16. 16. How it works</li></ul>8<br />Sponsorship: What it is and How it works<br />
    17. 17. Goals<br />What a sponsor Does<br />Choose one<br />Become one<br />9<br />Sponsorship: What it is and How it works<br />
    18. 18. Agenda<br />Temporary Sponsorship<br />Why have a Sponsor? <br />What does a Sponsor Do?<br />Guidelines for Primary<br />4.5 Tips on Sponsorship<br />10<br />Sponsorship: What it is and How it works<br />
    19. 19. Why have a Sponsor?<br />Even when you are on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there<br />-Will Rogers<br />11<br />Sponsorship: What it is and How it works<br />
    20. 20. Why have a Sponsor?<br />The Elevator to Recovery is ‘out of order.’ You’ll just have to take the Steps.<br />-RhondaGates<br />
    21. 21. What does a sponsor do?<br />Serves as a Guide; leads by Example<br />Is available by phone, visit or email<br />Does not pretend to know all the answers<br />13<br />Sponsorship: What it is and How it works<br />
    22. 22. What Does a Sponsor Not Do?<br />Give Medical or Legal Advice<br />Attempt to Control our Lives<br />Encourage an Unhealthy Dependence<br />Be a Therapist<br />Be Our Banker<br />Take advantage of a Sponsee (p15)<br />14<br />Sponsorship: What it is and How it works<br />
    23. 23. Temporary Sponsorship.1<br />Introduces us to People in the program<br />Gets us started on <br />the Steps, 1, 2, 3<br />15<br />Sponsorship: What it is and How it works<br />
    24. 24. TemporarySponsorship.2<br />Is Available to the Sponsee via phone, face or email<br />Answers Questions, Explains the Program & Steps<br />Encourages Sponsee to work on the Steps<br />16<br />Sponsorship: What it is and How it works<br />
    25. 25. Choosing a Primary Sponsor.1<br /> Has what we want<br />Walks the talk<br />Has a sponsor<br />Emphasizes the Steps<br />17<br />Sponsorship: What it is and How it works<br />
    26. 26. Choosing a Primary Sponsor.2<br />Gender (orientation) is the same as ours <br />Has more time in recovery <br /> than we have<br />Has worked the Steps ( at least more than we have)<br />18<br />Sponsorship: What it is and How it works<br />
    27. 27. Choosing a Primary Sponsor.3<br />Is available for telephone calls and meetings<br />Emphasizes spiritual aspect of the program.<br />19<br />Sponsorship: What it is and How it works<br />
    28. 28. Qualities of a Good Sponsor<br />Works the Program; has a Sponsor themselves<br />Avoids taking other’s Inventory (gossip) <br />Values anonymity of Sponsee (can keep a secret; practices confidentiality)<br />Shares from their Experience, Strength and Hope with everyone in program<br />Is Honest at all cost<br />
    29. 29. The Old Approach: No Sponsor<br />21<br />Sponsorship: What it is and How it works<br />
    30. 30. The Old Approach: No Sponsor<br />22<br />Sponsorship: What it is and How it works<br />Paradigm Shift<br />
    31. 31. The New Approach: TeamWork<br />23<br />Sponsorship: What it is and How it works<br />
    32. 32. Tip #1:<br />Sponsorship is not a life-time commitment<br />24<br />Sponsorship: What it is and How it works<br />
    33. 33. 25<br />Sponsorship: What it is and How it works<br />
    34. 34. Tip #1 (cont’d)<br />It is a working relationship that works as long as both are working it.<br />Sponsorship: What it is and How it works<br />26<br />
    35. 35. Tip #2<br />FIRE a Sponsee if necessary.<br />It helps both of you!<br />27<br />Sponsorship: What it is and How it works<br />
    36. 36. Tip #3<br />Never ask a sponsee to do something you would not do yourself<br />28<br />Sponsorship: What it is and How it works<br />
    37. 37. 29<br />Sponsorship: What it is and How it works<br />
    38. 38. Sponsor Training<br />12 Step Sponsorship: <br />How it Works<br />30<br />Sponsorship: What it is and How it works<br />
    39. 39. Tip # 4<br />Don’t take on more than you can carry<br />31<br />Sponsorship: What it is and How it works<br />
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    42. 42. 34<br />Sponsorship: What it is and How it works<br />
    43. 43. 35<br />Sponsorship: What it is and How it works<br />
    44. 44. 36<br />Sponsorship: What it is and How it works<br />
    45. 45. 37<br />Sponsorship: What it is and How it works<br />
    46. 46. 38<br />Sponsorship: What it is and How it works<br />
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    48. 48. 40<br />Sponsorship: What it is and How it works<br />
    49. 49. The Moral:<br />Remember: <br />We carry the Message, <br />Not the Addict<br />41<br />Sponsorship: What it is and How it works<br />
    50. 50. Tip #5<br />We are only as sick as our secrets!<br />
    51. 51. Tip # 5.5<br />#1 reason for being a sponsor:<br /> “it keeps us sober”<br />43<br />Sponsorship: What it is and How it works<br />
    52. 52. We become a sponsor because it is the one thing that keeps us sober and growing!!<br />44<br />Sponsorship: What it is and How it works<br />
    53. 53. In Conclusion…<br />45<br />Sponsorship: What it is and How it works<br />
    54. 54. Successful Sponsorship SeriesThe Care and Nurture of Sponsors and Sponsees<br />Part Two: Developing Sponsorship <br />Skills and Relationships<br />What do we do with our Sponsee now that we have one?<br />What Works? Best Practices of Addicts and Alcoholics.<br />
    55. 55. Sponsorship <br />“You know you are doing it right when you don’t give a shit.”<br />47<br />Sponsorship: What it is and How it works<br />
    56. 56. Recovery Sayings…<br />Shared joy is double joy, and shared sorrow is half-sorrow.<br />-Swedish Proverb<br />We can do what I cannot do<br />-Anonymous<br />It takes two to speak the truth. One to speak and another to hear.<br />-Henry David Thoreau<br />48<br />Sponsorship: What it is and How it works<br />
    57. 57. Recovery Sayings…<br />I have to let go of the right to be right<br /> I must lay down the weapons of self in order to pick up the tools of the program<br />“I have an inferiority complex but it isn’t a very good one.”<br />We are damaged but not broken.<br />An addict is an egomaniac with an inferiority complex.<br />49<br />Sponsorship: What it is and How it works<br />
    58. 58. Myth of Sisyphus<br />50<br />Sponsorship: What it is and How it works<br />

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