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Description: Integrating Treatment for Co-occurring Disorders: An Introduction to What Every Addiction Counselor Needs to Know
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CE Credit: Online CE Quiz
a skill-based training program that will help addiction counselors
improve their ability to assist clients who have co-occurring disorders,
within their scope of practice. This educational program is designed
for those who do not have a significant background with co-occurring disorders
and will discuss the many myths related to mental illness treatment,
barriers to assessing and treating co-occurring disorders, relevant
research and prevalence data, commonly encountered mental disorders,
applicable screening and assessment instruments and issues surrounding
medication management and coordinating with other mental health
professionals. This education program will also introduce the
integrated model of mental health and addiction treatment services,
outlining how to utilize current substance abuse treatment best
practices when working with this population. At the end of the live
presentation, participants will be able to ask questions of the
presenter and receive immediate answers.
Learning Objectives: As a result of participating in this webinar, you will be able to:
- Discuss the prevalence of co-occurring disorders in substance abuse treatment programs;
- Contrast co-occurring treatment with traditional addiction treatment;
- Give a rationale for integrated treatment;
- List instruments helpful for screening;
- Describe evidence-based therapies helpful in treating co-occurring disorders; and
- Access new training programs available through NAADAC and Hazelden.
Price: Education is FREE to all professionals
Earn Continuing Education Credit: All applicants for CE credit are required to complete and pass this online CE Quiz after viewing the webinar. Members of NAADAC or AccuCare Subscribers receive a Certificate of Completion for 2 CE credits for free. Non-members of NAADAC or Non-subscribers of AccuCare receive 2 CE credits for $25 (make payment here). A CE certificate will be emailed to you within 21 days of submission and receiving payment, if applicable. Click here for a complete list of who accepts NAADAC Continuing Education Credit.
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Sheehan, PhD, has served Hazelden for more than 25 years providing
clinical and executive leadership in addiction and mental health
services, higher education and professional training. Some of his
contributions include developing co-occurring disorder treatment,
administrative leadership of a multi-site clinical operation for
addiction, instituting outpatient mental health services for
co-occurrence, and establishing a fully accredited free standing
graduate school of addiction studies. Dr. Sheehan has published more
than 15 journal and self help articles, presented internationally in
Portugal, South Africa and at the first addiction symposium in the
United Kingdom including a conference with a committee of the House of
Lords and House of Commons. Having retired from his role of Vice
President and Provost, Dr Sheehan serves the Graduate School part time
as Professor and Director of Institutional Effectiveness in addition to
professional training and consultation with Hazelden Publishing.
Mary Woods, RNC, LADC, MSHS,
currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer for WestBridge
Community Services. Woods is a Licensed Registered Nurse and a Licensed
Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor with over 25 years experience in
substance abuse services and community mental health programs. Woods is
also the past President of NAADAC, Chairperson of the New Hampshire
State Board of Licensing for Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Professionals
and has taught at the University of New Hampshire, Department of Social
Work. Woods has extensive experience conducting workshops and trainings
with a primary focus in Motivational Interviewing, Stages of Change
theory, and integrating treatment of co-occurring disorders.
Who Should Attend: Addiction professionals, employee
assistance professionals, social workers, mental health counselors,
professional counselors, psychologists and other helping professionals
that are interested in learning about addiction-related matters..
Archived: This webinar will be recorded for later viewing. Complete the registration form to receive after the live broadcast links to the free recording and the online CE Quiz.
This webinar is produced in partnership with Orion Healthcare Technology.
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