Free NAADAC Webinar
January 26, 2016
A brief overview of brain injury including the functional, cognitive, and emotional changes that can occur. The webinar will also review the occurrence of substance use disorders among brain injury survivors and how treatment needs to be modified in order to be effective with this population. Treatment strategies and modifications will be reviewed.
- Understand basic functions of the brain and how these are altered after brain injury.
- Understand how substance use disorders impact brain injury recovery.
- Learn ways to modify addiction treatment for brain injury survivors.
Education is FREE to all professionals
Earn 1.5 Continuing Education Hours (CEs)
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Christine Brenton, LPC, LADC, CBIS has worked in a variety of capacities within the substance abuse and brain injury fields over that last 11 years. She began doing case management work while completing my education and after graduation moved into a more clinical setting, providing counseling services and supervision to other clinicians. She assisted in creating and supervising two separate treatment programs for brain injury survivors, one recreational in nature and the other focused on substance abuse treatment. Part of that supervisory role included training other staff around mental health basics and the treatment of brain injury. She has also participated in running a support group for survivors. She is currently partner of a private practice now in its third year of operation that has a total of four clinicians and specialize in treating addiction, brain injury, mood disorders, and family issues.
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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