Free NAADAC Live, Interactive Webinar
Wednesday, May 12, 2021 @ 3:00-4:30pm ET (2CT/1MT/12PT)
Through the review of a case study, this presentation will focus on how to prevent the misdiagnosis of anxiety and best support clients to have a more fulfilling recovery by treating the anxiety disorders that most commonly underly eating and substance use disorders. We will discuss the co-occurrence of substance and eating disorders and mood and anxiety disorders and how they present themselves, along with effective tools to assess, intervene, and treat these disorders.
Robyn Cruze, MA, is an internationally recognized author and speaker. Cruze published Making Peace with Your Plate (Central Recovery Press) with Espra Andrus, LCSW. Her work has been featured internationally in media outlets including ABC, Sky News (Aust.), CBS, The Mighty, and The Temper and Refinery 29. Cruze is the co-founder of a family mental health awareness initiative, Wide Wonder, that aims to make mental health and addiction recovery an everyday conversation. She also serves as the Director of Advocacy Consultant at Eating Recovery Center.
Linda Lewaniak, LCSW, CAADC, is a nationally recognized addiction treatment expert who joined her current organization, Pathlight, in March of 2016. A widely respected therapist and administrator, Lewaniak brings over 25 years of experience in the treatment of substance use disorders and comorbid mental illness. As Program Director of Integrated Services, Lewaniak is responsible for the integration of addiction services across all programs and levels of care to treat the co-occurring diagnosis of substance use disorders most effectively.
- Participants will be able to describe the co-occurrence of mood and anxiety disorders in the eating and substance use disorder population.
- Participants will be able to verbalize the difference between various anxiety disorders and ways co-occurrence presents in clients.
- Participants will be able to apply effective tools, interventions, and treatments for anxiety disorders.
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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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