Advances in Technology in the Addiction Profession: Using Mobile Apps for Treating Co-occurring Eating & Substance Use Disorders

A Recorded Webinar

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Recorded on Friday, September 3, 2021

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Substance use disorders oftentimes occur alongside eating disorders, such as anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge eating disorder. This webinar will provide strategies for effectively conceptualizing and treating this comorbid patient presentation. There will be a focus on the implementation of digital tools to support treatment goals and increase patient motivation, which has become paramount in the context of remote care delivery. The majority of the presentation will focus on psychotherapeutic interventions, with an emphasis on evidence-based strategies.


Elissa Chakoff Martinez, MEd, EdS, LMFT, is the Clinical Implementation Manager at Recovery Record and Recovery Path. In this role, she trains specialist providers in the implementation of digital therapeutics, develops clinical best practices, and oversees review of clinical product requirements. Martinez is a licensed marriage and family therapist and qualified clinical supervisor, currently working towards her Doctoral degree in counseling. She has clinical and managerial experience working at the residential, PHP, IOP, and outpatient levels of care, specializing in the treatment of eating disorders, co-occurring substance use disorders, and family counseling.

Learning Objectives
  • Participants will be to describe at least two effective methods for treating eating disorders and substance use disorders.
  • Participants will be able to summarize strategies for increasing and sustaining motivation for change.
  • Participants will be able to apply at least three treatment strategies that can be used to effectively treat eating disorders and substance use disorders concurrently.
Content Level

Beginner and Intermediate

  • Beginning level courses introduce learners to a content area; include information about a condition, treatment method, or issue; and involve learning and comprehending content.
  • Intermediate level courses provide information that builds on knowledge practitioners with some experience already have. These courses focus on skill-building or adding knowledge, possibly following a brief overview of basic information, and involve using information in concrete situations and understanding the underlying structure of the material.

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Receive 1.5 CEs for $25.

Earn 1.5 Continuing Education Hours (CEs)

A Certificate of Completion for 1.5 CEs is available by participating in this specialty online training and passing an online CE quiz. Those who successfully complete the full series and pass all seven CE quizzes for this seven-part series will be eligible to apply for the Certificate of Achievement for Advances in Technology in the Addiction Profession

  1. Upon completing the webinar, you will have access to the CE quiz within the course you are taking. Find the CE quiz in the NAADAC Education Center and click on it.
  2. A score of 80% or higher is required to pass the CE quiz and access your CE certificate. You have 10 opportunities to pass the quiz. If you are unable to pass the quiz in the allocated number of tries, then you must retake the course.
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This webinar is eligible for ASWB ACE CE hours. Click here for NAADAC Social Worker certificate instructions. 
This course meets the qualifications for one and a half (1.5) hours of continuing education credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. 

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 and how to incorporate technology into treatment and recovery.


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