Free NAADAC Webinar
April 23, 2015
Produced in partnership with The Change Companies
The American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) Criteria are the most widely used guidelines for assessment, service planning, placement, continued stay and discharge of patients with addictive disorders. A new edition was released in October 2013. This free webinar will update participants on what is new since the last edition ASAM PPC-2R, 2001. It will highlight compatibility with DSM-5 and new sections on older adults, criminal justice clients, parents with children and people in safety sensitive occupations. It will also discuss emerging approaches in addiction around Tobacco Use Disorder and Gambling Disorder.
- Identify what is new in the new edition of The ASAM Criteria and how it was developed;
- Review what new sections were added and why; and
- Discuss how to apply The ASAM Criteria in a variety of settings and with different populations.
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 1.5 CEs for $20 (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.
David Mee-Lee, M.D. is a board-certified psychiatrist, and is certified by the American Board of Addiction Medicine (ABAM). Based in Davis, California, he trains and consults both nationally and internationally. Dr. Mee-Lee has led the development of the ASAM Criteria for the Treatment of Substance-Related Disorders since the late 1980â€™s. He has been the Chief Editor all editions of ASAMâ€™s criteria (American Society of Addiction Medicine), including a new edition, The ASAM Criteria â€“ Treatment Criteria for Addictive, Substance-Related, and Co-Occurring Conditions, Third Edition (2013). He is also Senior Vice President of The Change Companies and has over thirty years experience in person centered treatment and program development for people with co-occurring mental health and substance use conditions.
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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