Workshops: Addictions

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Basic Psychopharmacology for People with Co-Occurring Diagnoses

ID: 5028

This workshop takes a look at best practice as it applies to prescribing (or not prescribing) psychotropic medications for a person in recovery with both a mental illness and substance abuse (MISA) diagnosis. Each medication class will be discussed in terms of benefits and side effects and, whenever possible, recommendations of one medication type over another for the dually-diagnosed consumer. Introductory material relating to the neuroanatomy and physiology of the central nervous system will also be presented and linked to why some medications should be prescribed and why others should be avoided for this problem.

Fee: $129.00
Continuing Ed. Hours (CEH): 5.00 Clinical

Instructor: Craig Strickland, PhD
Date: Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Time: 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Location: Rutgers Eco Complex
1200 Florence Columbus Rd , Bordentown Township, NJ

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Brief Therapeutic Practices and Lifestyle Changes to Enhance Recovery

ID: 4959

Lifestyle and behavioral choices have a profound impact on the health of adults and may contribute to premature death, particularly for those with addiction and/or mental health issues. One of the best ways to improve on this outcome is for a person to be in a solid and consistent wellness/recovery program. This workshop focuses on presenting and learning brief therapeutic practices that can be taught during group or individual sessions to enhance clients recovery efforts. Ways in which stress management, breath work, exercise, and nutrition can improve ones recovery program will be examined. Through lecture, role play, and live demonstrations, participants will learn; a) 10 setup behaviors that can undermine recovery and lead to relapse; b) 5 ways heart health can strengthen recovery; c) 15 brief therapeutic practices to enhance recovery; d) 5 ways the fight/flight response impacts ones overall health and recovery process; and e) 5 ways exercise improves ones mental health and long term recovery. Because this workshop is highly experiential, informal dress and comfortable shoes are recommended.

Fee: $129.00
Continuing Ed. Hours (CEH): 5.00

Instructor: Warren Skov, LCSW, CASAC
Date: Wednesday, November 8, 2017
Time: 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Location: Care Plus NJ
610 Valley Health Plaza, Paramus, NJ

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Ethical and Legal Issues in Substance Abuse Counseling

ID: 5598

This interactive workshop focuses on the major elements of legal and ethical issues for those clinicians working in the substance abuse field. It is important to know that the legal/ethical standards for working with substance abusing clients were updated in October, 2009. This workshop covers those changes and more. Legal areas include scope of clinical and supervisory practice, malpractice, duty to warn, informed consent, confidentiality, the impaired professional and the ADA. Ethical areas covered include workplace harassment, dual relationships, and an overview of the division of consumer affairs LCADC/CADC ethical standards. *This workshop does not qualify for NBCC clock hours in ethics.

Fee: $129.00
Continuing Ed. Hours (CEH): 5.00 Clinical, Ethical

Instructor: Glenn Duncan, LPC, LCADC, CCS, ACS
Date: Friday, December 1, 2017
Time: 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Location: Robins' Nest
42 South Delsea Drive, Glassboro, NJ

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Family Therapy 101

ID: 5201

This workshop offers a tool kit for the child/family therapist working in both agency and private practice settings. The goal is to provide attendees with enhanced skills and techniques to build their practice repertoire. The workshop covers the initial intake session with children, including the assessment, historical gathering of family dynamics, and working with symptom presentation. From there, the workshop will provide activities to engage children under 10, address how to optimize the length of the session in regard to age, and how to best include the entire family. The workshop includes techniques on working with teens and how to determine when to refer a child of any age to a higher level of care. Additionally, the workshop will discuss issues of HIPPA compliance and consent/release forms needed on file to ensure continuing care with physicians, teens and divorced families.

Fee: $129.00
Continuing Ed. Hours (CEH): 5.00 Clinical

Instructor: Jennifer Vazquez, LCSW
Date: Tuesday, January 9, 2018
Time: 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Location: Monmouth Cares
185 State Rt. 36, West Long Branch, NJ

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The Dynamics of Addiction, Domestic Violence and Child Abuse

ID: 5581

It is clear that all forms of abuse are destructive. This workshop will address the interrelationships between addiction, domestic violence and child abuse and the devastating impact they have on all involved. We will explore the values of maintaining dysfunction and what it takes to interrupt the process. The increased concerns over stress in the hostile home environment will also be discussed. This workshop will utilize mixed modalities of presentation.

Fee: $129.00
Continuing Ed. Hours (CEH): 5.00

Instructor: John Kriger, MSM, CADC, CPS
Date: Friday, October 27, 2017
Time: 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Location: Robins' Nest
42 South Delsea Drive, Glassboro, NJ

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