Free NAADAC Webinar
Wednesday, June 17, 2020 @ 3-4:00pm ET (2CT/1MT/12PT)
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This workshop will include information about the various aspects of substance use disorder and how it impacts individuals who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing (DHH). Information discussed will include barriers that DHH individuals face, unique characteristics of the population, research & demographic information, a current ASL assessment translation project, clinical approaches, relapse prevention, aftercare and self-help group information as well as other resources available for this population.
- Identify and describe current barriers, data and terminology on the incidence of drug and alcohol abuse in the United States for DHH individuals.
- Become familiar with a variety of innovative assessment and clinical approaches to use when working with DHH individuals.
- Learn about specialized treatment programs and web-based resources available when working with DHH individuals.
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 CE for free. Non-members of NAADAC can receive 1 CE for $15 (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.
Deb Guthmann, EdD, NIC, is a nationally recognized lecturer, administrator, researcher, and educator with 40 years of experience working with the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (DHH) community. She is involved with a grant focusing on the validation of mental health, substance use disorder and career-related screening tools in American Sign Language. Guthmann is the founding Director of the Minnesota Chemical Dependency Program for DHH Individuals, which is one of the first inpatient treatment programs of its kind. She was the Director of Student Services at the California School for the Deaf in Fremont, California, teaches online classes, has made over 200 national/international presentations and has written articles/book chapters focusing on ethical issues and treatment models to use with DHH individuals.
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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