Cooperation with the Professional Community (C.P.C.)

Members of C.P.C. committees inform professionals and future professionals about A.A.

Committees focus on:

  • Establishing better communication with professionals working with alcoholics
  • Finding simple, effective ways of cooperating without affiliating
  • Explaining clearly what A.A. does and doesn’t do

Follow C.P.C. on LinkedIn

Linked in

The C.P.C. desk utilizes LinkedIn to connect with professionals and make A.A. available.

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C.P.C. Workbook

This workbook is intended as a guide for A.A. members involved in Cooperation with the Professional Community work.

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C.P.C. Kit

The C.P.C. kit contains the workbook and a selection of pamphlets, guidelines and order forms associated with C.P.C. work.

Are you a new C.P.C. committee chairperson?

There are a variety of resources for new committee chairs, many of them free of charge. Once you are listed with G.S.O. as the new committee chair, we'll automatically send you the appropriate materials to help you in your service position.

Suggested Committee Activities

  • Hold workshops for members who want to learn about C.P.C. Twelfth Step service and how to share information about Alcoholics Anonymous with professionals they may come in contact with in their daily lives.
  • Contact local professional schools that train future health care, legal/correctional or human resources/employment professionals and offer to do A.A. presentations.
  • Invite local professionals to a breakfast or luncheon with a presentation explaining how A.A. can be a resource.
  • Contact local court professionals and offer A.A. presentations.
  • Contact a military base or VA facility in your area to offer a presentation or meeting.
  • Contact local physicians, hospitals and clinics and arrange for A.A. literature to be available in their waiting rooms, and develop a plan for how to keep the literature stocked.
  • Utilize the About A.A. newsletter in your C.P.C. contacts with professionals.
  • Invite professionals and professional students to attend an open meeting.
  • Contact local professional organizations and offer A.A. presentations and/or investigate opportunities to have an A.A. table/exhibit at their meetings or conferences.
  • Create a display for use at professional meetings and conferences.
A.A. Video for Employment/Human Resources Professionals

A.A. Video for Employment/Human Resources Professionals

A.A. Video for Employment/Human Resources Professionals

A.A. Video for Employment/Human Resources Professionals

A.A. Video for Legal and Corrections Professionals

A.A. Video for Legal and Corrections Professionals

A.A. Video for Healthcare Professionals

A.A. Video for Healthcare Professionals

A.A. Video for Employment/Human Resources Professionals

A.A. Video for Employment/Human Resources Professionals

A.A. Video for Legal and Corrections Professionals

A.A. Video for Legal and Corrections Professionals

A.A. Video for Healthcare Professionals

A.A. Video for Healthcare Professionals

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Discount Literature Packages

There are special literature packages available to C.P.C. committees that are only available from the General Service Office. These packages are made available to committees at a discount so that it isn’t a burden to carry the message to large groups of people.