From the November 1979 magazine.

About Alcoholism - Alcoholism Information, Research and Treatment

Who Is an Expert?

Many of these items are contrary to AA philosophy. Their publication here does not mean that the Grapevine endorses or approves them; they are offered solely for your information.

Will those of us working in the field [of alcoholism] recognize that neither a professional degree in itself nor recovery from alcoholism in itself is adequate preparation for work in this field?

The job of designing and implementing a comprehensive occupational alcoholism program is a complex one. It demands a unique set of skills that are relevant to the workplace. Just because...

-- James L. Francek