Free NAADAC Webinar

Recorded Wednesday, October 31, 2018 

Description

Clients who are exposed to infected blood are at high risk for contracting HIV.  HIV is a chronic illness in need of lifelong treatment engagement.  This section of the webinar will define key terms used when discussing HIV and AIDS and disease transmission.  The primary actions of current medications will be explained.  Questions will be provided that can help the clinician assess risk.  Cultural implications of engagement and treatment will be explored.  Current testing procedures will be explored.

Price

Education is FREE to all professionals

Earn Continuing Education Hours (CEs)

If you have watched the webinar (either live or on-demand), you are eligible to receive a Certificate of Completion to verify the continuing education hours you spent learning. To apply (only after watching the webinar), complete and pass the online CE Quiz at the top of this page. NAADAC members receive a CE certificate for 1.5 CEs for free. Non-members of NAADAC can receive 3 CEs for $35 (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 hours.

Presenters

Mita M. Johnson, EdD, LPC, LMFT, LAC, MAC, SAP, has degrees in biology, community counseling, and counselor education and supervision. Johnson is a core faculty member in Walden University’s School of Counseling MS program. She teaches, trains, and speaks locally and nationally on many topics including ethics, psychopharmacology and the science of addictions. She became interested in the field of addictions when she realized that most of her clients were dealing with co-occurring mental health and substance use or other addictive behavior disorders. Johnson is passionate about understanding how drugs influence the body's homeostasis systemically. She is an Executive Committee member at NAADAC as NAADAC’s President-Elect. She is also an active member of the Colorado Association of Addiction Professionals. Johnson has been working as a clinician for 29 years, and currently maintains a thriving private practice where she is providing counseling, clinical supervision and consultation.

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.


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