FRENTE A FRENTE: El apadrinamiento de A.A. en acción (Spanish Edition) eBook: AA Grapevine Inc: : Kindle Store. par la Conférence et autres documents des AA. Le catalogue est por los grupos que planean actividades de apadrinamiento. THE A.A. Consider the words of an official A.A. pamphlet (), explaining apadrinamiento, the Spanish word for both “sponsorship” and “godparenthood.” The pamphlet.

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They will stand at the podium, look out of the corners of their eyes, and try to re-enter their painful or shameful memories, recounting them for the group, complete with details of the sights, sounds and smells of what it was like to be there.

Loners and Internationalists Online 5. Many cite the spiritual experience as their reason for why they stay in CQ, and why CQ has helped them make behavioural changes that they could not achieve otherwise.

That said, our preliminary ethnographic findings suggest that Apadrinamienyo is growing rapidly in Mexico and the USA, making it a community-based mental health resource for potentially thousands of Latinos across North America.

National Center for Biotechnology InformationU. Many of the step members had participated in more than one kind of step group over their lifetime e. It is common for CQ members to admit that they were actually drunk or high when they went for their first experience, but then after that day they no longer needed to drink, smoke or use.

Culturally adapted psychotherapy and the legitimacy of myth: Iterative interpretive analysis of research materials field notes, interview transcripts, photographs and videos was conducted to better understand the emic categories of illness, health and healing. Anderson apadrjnamiento and Angela Garcia 2. Cultural adaptations of Alcoholics Anonymous to serve Hispanic populations.


Una Nuova Felicita Italian Online 5. Carrying the Message Online 5. The prescribed treatment is lifelong dedication to CQ’s spiritual path, which starts with completing a spiritual experience.

The coordinator smiled from behind the desk apadrinamirnto counselled her with a phrase that is often said at the beginning of the preparatory meetings: University of Texas Press, Recupero, Unita, Servizio Italian. This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. A draft of this article in Spanish was presented to Group Higher Power, and it is being published with the group’s blessing.

We Hit Bottom Too. Una Nuova Felicita Italian. Finally, we must stress that reports on the rapid uptake of CQ throughout North America are to this point based on qualitative data alone and they require triangulation with quantitative measures our research team is currently preparing a survey of CQ groups in Northern California.

A couple of escribientes typically trickle in late, apologising for not being able to get off of work in time at the factory or cleaning houses.

A Collective Vision II. Central OfficesIntergroups Online 5. Maturity in the Fellowship Online 5. This article presents ethnographic data on this apadrinxmiento. Group Higher Power a pseudonym, to protect confidentiality is a mutual aid group in Northern California for Latinos with substance use problems and other mental health concerns. Meeting for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing I.

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Once, after a meeting, an escribiente asked the meeting coordinator: Testimonies also often include mention of a transformation or rebirth in the experience that has helped the person stay sober. Picture hanging in all step Latino groups’ meeting rooms.


The escribientes do not practise giving testimony in the preparation meetings; they do not even speak for the duration of the 2-hour meetings. Mutual aid groups aapadrinamiento addiction are known to be cost-effective interventions. I wanted to die … It wasn’t until the experience when I realised things were wrong; I had erased those memories.

Around the World Call Up I. Detailed consideration of these factors is, however, beyond the scope of this article. Author information Article notes Copyright and License information Disclaimer.


Some days up to a dozen escribientes at a time are being prepared in this room, sitting in their brown, metal folding chairs facing the desk, above which also hang portraits of Bill W and Dr Bob. Stanford University Press, Let it Begin With Me Online 5.

Pentecostal adaptations in rural and urban Mexico: Alcoholics Anonymous in Mexico: Abstract A previously unknown Spanish-language mutual aid resource for substance use and mental health concerns is available in Latino communities across the USA and much of Latin America.

Susquehanna University Press, Because there is no central organisation that unites all CQ groups, it is impossible to know exactly how many there are see directory of US groups affiliated with the Amor y Servicio branch of CQ: The members share their testimonies with the escribientesweaving in the benefits they have received from being in the group, like gaining insight into their emotional problems.

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