Community Reinforcement Approach- An Overview
Anita Bradley is the founder and Executive Director of the Northern Ohio Recovery Association. She earned a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice studies and a master’s degree from Cleveland State. Bradley founded the Northern Ohio Recovery Association in 2004 to prevent the use of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs utilizing a holistic healing and recovery approach. She has been in recovery for over 30 years.
The Community Reinforcement Approach (CRA) is an evidence-based approach to treating alcohol use disorder that builds on natural community resources.
- Learn about the Community Reinforcement Approach (CRA), which aims to achieve abstinence by eliminating positive reinforcement for alcohol use and enhancing positive reinforcement for sobriety.
- Learn the secrets to integrating other treatment components, including motivation to quit using alcohol and other drugs.
- Learn ways to analyze alcohol use and use patterns by learning new coping techniques that involve community and family support.