Northeast Conference on Behavioral Health and Addictive Disorders - Trauma, Addiction & Relationships
Mark Gold, MD Jean Kilbourne, EdD Don Meichenbaum, PhD Christine Courtois, PhD Co-Sponsors Behavioral Health of the Palm Beaches Forterus Health Palm Partners Health Communications, Inc.
Program Focus and GoalsWho Should Attend? US Journal Training, Inc. and The Institute for Inte-The training will be valuable gral Development present an exceptional combinationfor those working in the of inspiring speakers and trainers, addressing today’sareas of: most relevant topics. This conference tackles the issues• Mental Health of behavioral health and addictions using an integrated• Addictions Counseling approach which considers the complex physical, emo-• arriage and Family M tional, social and spiritual dimensions of each individual. Therapy Trauma, neuroscience and therapy, the brain and addic-• Psychology tion, prescription drug abuse, relationships, experiential• School Counseling therapy, developing resilience, treating anxiety, the im-• Registered Nursing pact of social media and advertising, process addictions,• Courts and Corrections gender specific treatment, self defeating behaviors and• Prevention other issues will be explored.• Employee Assistance• And Others What is the Northeast Conference on Behavioral Health Addictive Disorders?New Jersey Tuition A premier training event, specializing in mental healthFull Program: $399.00 and the addictions field. US Journal Training, Inc. andDaily Tuition: $145.00 The Institute for Integral Development present a combi- nation of nationally recognized faculty who can addressExhibit Opportunities a wide variety of today’s most relevant topics. The resultFor exhibit is a highly acclaimed national training event featuringinformation contact: customized training opportunities for developing new800-851-9100 ext. 220 treatment strategies and the sharing of research advances for clinicians and counselors. Mark Gold, MD Jean Kilbourne, EdD Don Meichenbaum, PhD Christine Courtois, PhD Robert Ackerman, PhD Cardwell Nuckols, PhD2
New Brunswick, New Jersey located in Central New Jersey affords convenient access to the Newark Airport and is only 40 miles from New York City. Wander the nearby historic towns, stroll across Rutgers Campus, hop on the train two blocks from the conference site to New York City or drive to the Jersey shore. Tempting choices for dining and an incredible selection of activities abound. Peruse the galleries of the Jane Vorhees Zimmerli Art Museum with 60,000 works of art, see the immense Bamboo Forest at Rudgers Gardens, or visit the Edison Memorial Tower and Menio Park Museum and a rejuvenated 36-acre Edison State Park. For more information, visit the Central New Jersey Visitor’s Bureau website, www.gocentraljersey.com Conference Site • Hyatt Regency Convene and connect at the Hyatt Regency New Brunswick. Offering the perfect combination of a downtown location and impeccable service with convenient access to the Newark Airport and only 36 miles from New York City. Room rates at the Hyatt Regency are $139 single/double, plus tax. To make reservations, please reserve online at https://resweb.passkey.com/go/usjournal or call 888-421-1442 and mention “U.S. Journal Training”. Reservations must be made by August 14 but room block may sell out prior to that date. Hyatt Regency New Brunswick 2 Albany Street New Brunswick, New Jersey 08901 Phone: (732) 873-1234 Transportation to the Hotel Transportation from Newark Liberty International Airport to the Hyatt Regency New Brunswick is available. You may choose from options including rail (via the AirTrain and NJ Transit), taxi or shuttle. Shuttle service is available from State Shuttle for $42/ one way. Call (800) 427-3207 or visit www.stateshuttle.com for more information or reservations. Tian Dayton, PhD Phil Diaz, MSW Reid Wilson, PhD Pat Love, EdD Mark Sanders, LCSW Michael Cartwright, MAJudy Crane, LMHC Patricia O’Gorman, PhD Maxim Furek, MA Sheri Laine, LAc, Dipl Ac Dug McGuirk 3
Level of Instruction: All Sessions are Intermediate/Advances unless otherwise noted.Wednesday, September 127:00-9:00pm Evening Opening/Welcome Gary Seidler and Dan Barmettler, US Journal Training, Inc. Governor Chris Christie (Invited) John Hulick, Executive Director, NJ Governor’s Council on Alcoholism and Drug AbuseOPENING KEYNOTE PRESENTATIONDeveloping Healthy Families: Show Me the Way to Grow Home Robert Ackerman, PhDProfessor and Program Director of the Human Services Program Degree at the University ofSouth Carolina at Beaufort. He is the previous Director of the Mid-Atlantic Addiction Researchand Training Institute in Pennsylvania. He is a co-founder of the National Association for Chil-dren of Alcoholics; author of thirteen books that have been translated into thirteen languages.Families suffering from dysfunctions such as addiction, abuse, divorce and otherstress related problems need help in creating or re-creating healthy family patterns. Using a familysystem and an individual developmental perspective this will focus on understanding the emo-tional and behavioral impact of dysfunction on healthy family interactions. Strategies for individualand family intervention and ways to facilitate change and recovery will be addressed.Thursday, September 139:00-10:00am Deadly Persuasion: Advertising and Addiction Jean Kilbourne, EdDRecognized for her pioneering work on alcohol and tobacco advertising and the image ofwomen in advertising. Author of, Can’t Buy My Love: How Advertising Changes the WayWe Think and Feel which won the Distinguished Publication Award from the Association forWomen in Psychology in 2000 and So Sexy So Soon: The New Sexualized Childhood andWhat Parents Can Do To Protect Their Kids. Creator of the Killing Us Softly: Advertising’sImage of Women film series.This presentation exposes the manipulative marketing strategies and tactics used by the alcoholand tobacco industries to keep Americans hooked on their dangerous products and presents acompelling argument that these cynical industries have a clear and deep understanding of thepsychology of addiction—an understanding they exploit to create and feed a life-threatening de-pendency on their products. Trauma, PTSD and Substance Abuse:10:30-11:30am The Co-Occurring Disorders Connection Don Meichenbaum, PhDDistinguished Professor Emeritus, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada and Research Di-rector, The Melissa Institute of Violence Prevention and the Treatment of Victims of Violence,Miami, FL. Author, Cognitive Behavior Modification: An Integrative Approach and Treat-ment of Patients with Anger Control Problems.The incidence of comorbid disorders is as high as 80% and this provides a treat-ment challenge as to how best to provide treatments. This session will consider the concept and in-cidence of comorbidity and the various sequential, parallel and integrative treatment approaches.It will provide a Case Conceptualization Model that informs treatment decision making and high-light ways to reduce the likelihood of relapse and review treatment programs designed to treatthese clients.11:30am-12:30pm he Science of Recovery: Applying T Neuropsychology and Neuroscience to Your Practice Cardwell Nuckols, PhDCreator of several audio and DVD series including The Science Based Treatment of AddictiveDisorders. Author of more than 60 journal articles and 30 books including Cocaine: Depen-dency to Recovery and his most recent The Ego-Less Self: Achieving Peace TranquilityBeyond All Understanding.This Evidence-Based training will give the clinician an understanding of the neuro-science and neuropsychology of addiction and recovery. The changing brain in both addiction andrecovery will be explored and practical treatment techniques and strategies will be presented. Thepathways involved in motivation, control, reward and memory/learning will be highlighted andboth pharmacological and psychotherapeutic strategies will be presented.4 Presentations continued on page 6
Presentations continued from page 42:00-3:30pm Concurrent WorkshopsCore Tasks of Psychotherapy: Achieving Expertise in Practice Don Meichenbaum, PhDFollowing a brief discussion of the nature of expertise, this presentation will consider the implica-tions for psychotherapy. We will enumerate and demonstrate the Core Tasks of Psychotherapy andhow they can be implemented with challenging clients and will offer a Case ConceptualizationModel that informs both assessment and treatment decision-making.Managing Axis II, Cluster B Personality Disorders: Borderline,Antisocial and Narcissistic Personality Disorders Cardwell Nuckols, PhDThe dramatic and erratic Cluster B Personality Disorders (Narcissistic, Borderline and Antisocial) areamong the most difficult to treat clinical presentations. This presentation will give the participantclinical protocols helpful in treating (managing) these clients. This advanced skills developmenttraining presents “hands on” technique and the neurobiological research that supports the approach.Silent Sons and Perfect Daughters: Appreciating GenderDifferences in Treatment Robert Ackerman, PhDThis presentation will enable counselors to identify and appreciate how families impact gender de-velopment and will explain the relationship between stereotypical gender identities and difficultyin change/recovery. An internal and external model for intervention will be presented as well as therole of social context in the development of change.Healing Trauma through Self-Parenting: The CodependencyConnection Patricia O’Gorman, PhDHelped to create the Department of Prevention and Education for the National Council on Alcoholism and DrugDependence (NCADD). Cofounder of the National Association for Children of Alcoholics. Author of Dancing Back-wards in High Heels: How Women Master the Art of Resilience, coauthor (with Phil Diaz) of The Lowdown onFamilies Who Get High, 12 Steps to Self-Parenting for Adult Children, and Breaking the Cycle of Addiction. Phil Diaz, MSWFormer assistant deputy director for prevention in the Office of Demand Reduction with the White House Office ofNational Drug Control Policy. Co-author (with Patricia O’Gorman) of Healing Trauma through Self-Parenting:The Codependency Connection.This workshop will expand the reach of a successful healing paradigm to clients who have sufferedfrom any kind of trauma. Whether they grew up in a dysfunctional home, were victims of violence,or suffered other types of acute distress, many clients struggle to determine the impact of earliertrauma on current adult decision making. This presentation will show how trauma is a driver of dys-functional behaviors and linked with codependency, and offer a resource for client “survivors andthrivers” as well as the professionals who work with them by healing the wounded inner core andhelping clients reconnect to their inner child.4:00-5:30pm Concurrent WorkshopsSpin the Bottle: Sex, Lies and Alcohol Jean Kilbourne, EdDAgainst the backdrop of a popular culture that glamorizes and normalizes excessive drinking andhigh-risk behaviors, this presentation explores the role alcohol plays in clients’ lives and offers con-crete strategies for countering the ubiquitous presence of alcohol propaganda and challenges cli-ents to make conscious decisions about their own lives.Developing Resiliency and Achievement Skills inHigh Risk Clients Robert Ackerman, PhDResilience is the ability to thrive despite adversity and enables people of all ages and backgroundsto lead healthy and fulfilling lives despite formidable obstacles. This workshop will focus on thedevelopment of resiliency and achievement skills for high risk clients. The application of theseskills and factors can help to foster the emergence of resiliency. This workshop will address whysome clients from dysfunctional families/trauma have emerged as healthy and resilient while oth-ers continue to struggle. Concurrent Workshops continued on page 86
Presentations continued from page 6The Role of Impulsivity in Treatment of Dual-Diagnosis Patients Jodi Star, MDPsychiatrist on staff with Seaside Palm Beach. She is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurologyin Psychosomatic Medicine and Child Adolescent Psychiatry and has taken part in numerous clinical trials andhas conducted research in the areas of: Attention Deficit Disorder, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Mood Disorders,Eating Disorders, and “hands on” psychotherapy methods for children, adolescents, and adults.Recent studies suggest that impairment in impulsivity can play a critical role in initiation and con-tinuation of substance use. Eating disorders, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, post-traumat-ic stress disorder and mania all impact a patient’s impulsivity. Review medical definitions of impul-sivity, identify these in dual diagnoses patients, learn multi-model interventions using interactivetechniques and examine clinical cases that demonstrate client participation.Towards the Ego-Less Self: Applications of Mindfulness andSpirituality in Counseling and Therapy Cardwell Nuckols, PhDWe have become so accustomed to ego-based emotions such as misery, worry, fear, and conflictthat we believe these are our normal states. We were born to be happy and to love uncondition-ally. So how can we return to a nonlinear state of happiness and peace when everything aroundus says that nothing is more important than me? In this session, we will begin to learn how to getrid of resentments, surrender the ego’s unconscious programs for happiness and employ simpletechniques to increase contact with consciousness.Friday, September 14 Addiction to Food, Gambling, Sex and9:00-10:00am Technology: Shared Causal Mechanisms Mark Gold, MDDistinguished Professor, Dizney Eminent Scholar and Chairman of the Department of Psychia-try, University of Florida. He is a teacher, pioneer, researcher and inventor, working for over 40years to create models for understanding the effects of tobacco, opiates and other drugs onthe brain and behavior. Author of over 1,000 medical articles, chapters and abstracts; twelveprofessional books and fifteen general audience books.This presentation looks at Process Addictions and their similarities with anddifferences to Substance Addictions. The clinical features, risk factors and common neurobiologicalmechanisms are explored along with how these mechanisms impact treatment. Complex Trauma: What’s It Got To Do with10:30-11:30am Addiction? Christine Courtois, PhDAuthor of several books including the upcoming The Treatment of Complex Trauma: A Se-quenced, Relationship-based Approach; Treating Complex Traumatic Stress Disorders inChildren and Adolescents and the recently published Treating Complex Traumatic StressDisorders: An Evidence-Based Guide. Past-President of Division 56 (Psychological Trauma)of the American Psychological Association; Co-Founder and past Clinical and Training Direc-tor of The CENTER: Posttraumatic Disorders Program, Washington, DC.The treatment of complex trauma is a relatively new area of practice but is nevertheless undergo-ing constant updating, making it difficult for therapists to stay on top of new developments. Thiskeynote is designed to provide an overview of current issues in the understanding and treatmentof trauma, particularly of the type associated with childhood abuse and other forms of chronicinterpersonal victimization.11:30am-12:30pm inning the Anxiety Game: Brief Strategic W Treatment for the Anxiety Disorders Reid Wilson, PhDDirector of the Anxiety Disorders Treatment Center and Associate Clinical Professor of Psychia-try at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine; author Don’t Panic: Taking Controlof Anxiety Attacks and Facing Panic; co-author, Stop Obsessing: How to Overcome YourObsessions and Compulsions.The anxiety disorders manipulate people by injecting rules into consciousness,then using that set of laws to take over mental territory. Phobias, panic, socialanxiety, generalized anxiety and OCD will be discussed and treatment strategies explored. Presentations continued on page 108
Presentations continued from page 92:00-3:30pm Concurrent WorkshopsComplex Trauma Treatment: The Current State of the Art Christine Courtois, PhDAttention will be given in this workshop to improving the practitioner’s ability to identify and un-derstand symptoms of substance dependence and trauma. This will help provide a treatment thataddresses both issues in an integrated way and that has as its foundation sobriety and safety. Thecurrent standard of care is to treat both issues concurrently—ways to do this will be presented.Drugs and Alcohol—Problem or Solution: How Did We Get Here? Dug McGuirkChief Lifestyle and Transformation Officer at Palm Partners Treatment Center; Master Practitioner/Trainer of Neu-ro Linguistic Programming (NLP); speaker/trainer for Tony Robbins; co-author of Multiple Streams of Inspiration.This workshop is an interactive lecture on unpacking addiction as it relates to coping skills to dealwith underlying issues and behavior patterns using powerful insights on the variety of ways peoplemeet their needs. Participants will learn that drugs and alcohol were not the original problem, theywere the solution. If the underlying issue is not addressed, relapse is certain.Prescription Drug Abuse Epidemic Maxim Furek, MADirector of Garden Walk Recovery, an organization “promoting wellness through drug prevention and education”.Blending tenets of psychology, sociology and cultural anthropology, he offers a unique perspective to the post-modernist discourse. He is a published author and avid researcher/lecturer on contemporary drug trends andhas written numerous articles pertaining to addictions and recovery and is a columnist for Counselor Magazine.Intentional drug abuse of prescribed and OTC medicines has climbed steadily. Opioid pain reliev-ers, the category that includes oxycodone and hydrocodone, caused 14,800 overdose deaths in2008 alone, and the death toll is rising, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.Teens now report, according to a report by the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuseat Columbia University, that it is easier to get prescription drugs than beer.Treatment of Generalized Anxiety Disorder Reid Wilson, PhDThis session will explore the fundamental structure of worry—how it ignores data that isn’t nega-tive, how it squeezes out room for corrective information, and how it gives rise to erroneous beliefs.Participants will learn a set of therapeutic strategies based on the latest research.4:00-5:30pm Concurrent WorkshopsEnhancing Visualization Skills in Anxious Clients Reid Wilson, PhDWe will develop simple paradigms that therapists can briefly and confidently introduce in the treat-ment of generalized anxiety disorder, social phobias, panic disorder and OCD.The Integrative Peace: The Use of Oriental Medicine in theTreatment of Addiction and Mental Health Disorders Sheri Laine, LAc, Dipl AcPrivate clinical practitioner focusing on Acupuncture, Chinese Herbology, Nutrition, and homeopathic medicine,author of The Enerqi Connection: Demystifying Acupuncture.This workshop will identify specific clinical strategies, including use of Nutrition, Meditation, Acu-puncture, and Herbology, to enhance the recovery process and move clients to optimum healthand lasting “peace”.Relational Healing for Relational Injury in the Treatment ofComplex Trauma Christine Courtois, PhDA therapeutic relationship is a primary intervention and context for distress of this sort, offering asecure base from which to examine and rework attachment difficulties, process the trauma, learnessential life and relational skills, and increase the capacity necessary for constructive relationships;however, developing a therapeutic relationship with complex trauma patients offers numerouschallenges. This presentation will identify relational issues that arise in the treatment of this popu-lation and strategies for their identification and management.10
Street Drug Scene Update: Exploring Current Drug Trends Maxim Furek, MAThis workshop will investigate contemporary patterns of substance abuse. It will identify specificsubstances of abuse, earlier drugs that have emerged in new and unique ways and novel modes ofadministration. This workshop will identify characteristics of the opiate class that includes heroin;methamphetamines; discuss new drug trends such as Bath Salts and synthetic cannabis; and dis-cuss the effects of traditional drug categories including stimulants, depressants, narcotics and hal-lucinogens.Saturday, September 15 Is Loneliness at the Core of Most9:00-10:00am Therapeutic Issues? Pat Love, EdDFamily Life Educator; Consultant, Master Trainer for Imago Relationship Therapy; author ofseveral books including The Emotional Incest Syndrome, The Truth About Love and NeverBe Lonely Again: The Way Out of Emptiness, Isolation, and a Life Unfulfilled.For centuries scholars have acknowledged the human need for love, friendship,work, social interest and a personal meaning to life. Could it be that these basictasks and a lack of fulfillment lie at the core of our work with individuals, couples and families?Explore this proven model of personal awareness and learn simple strategies which can put powerinto your practice! This approach promises to be both personally and professionally rewarding.10:30-11:30am S lipping Through the Cracks: Intervention Strategies for Clients with Multiple Addictions and Disorders Mark Sanders, LCSWMember of the faculty of the Addictions Studies Program at Governors State University; au-thor of numerous workbooks and books including Relationship Detox: How to Have HealthyRelationships in Recovery and his most recent Slipping through the Cracks: InterventionStrategies for Clients with Multiple Addictions and Disorders; co-author of Recovery Man-agement.In this presentation participants will learn techniques that are effective in workingwith clients with multiple addictions and disorders, ranging from PTSD, process addictions, co-occurring disorders, antisocial personality disorder, and criminality.11:30am-12:30pm elievable Hope: Overcoming Addictions through B Positive Thinking Michael Cartwright, MAChairman of the Board of Forterus Health which provides treatment and recovery options fordrugs, alcohol, food, obesity, gambling and smoking at treatment facilities in Southern Cali-fornia, Las Vegas, and the Greenhouse in Dallas, TX. His newest venture is as founder of FitRX,a premiere physician-directed weight-loss retreat facility just outside Nashville, TN.Individuals suffering with addiction and mental health issues often lose all hopeof having a “normal” life. Taking the key components of AA, self help, and motiva-tional interviewing techniques and developing a solution to one of the most common reasons fortreatment not working will be discussed. Participants will come away with Knowledge on DiCle-mente’s 6 Stages of Change and Cartwright’s 5 Essential Elements to Creating a new mindset usingmotivational interviewing.1:30-3:00pm Concurrent WorkshopsLife and Relationships in the Time of Twitter: When Did It AllChange and How Can I Possibly Keep Up? Pat Love, EdDOur high tech culture still has a need for high touch contact. Healing still takes place from the heart;the sad soul still longs for love. As the days speed by it is easy to forget that counseling still residesin relationship; that our skills are just as relevant—maybe even more so, than ever before. Comecelebrate the basics of our profession and celebrate the joy being true face-to-face helper! Concurrent Workshops continued on page 12 11
Concurrent Workshops continued from page 11The Counselor’s Toolbox: 15 Strategies for Engaging Hard toReach Clients Mark Sanders, LCSWThis workshop will discuss counselor strategies and qualities most conducive to client engage-ment, strength-based approaches to engagement and stage-based approaches to engage diffi-cult-to-reach clients.Stuck in a Trauma Reenactment and Can’t Find My Way Out Tian Dayton, PhD and Patricia O’Gorman, PhDIf we can undo the trauma reenactment, we can find freedom from re-experiencing the past as if itwas still constantly reoccurring in the present. As children we learn to manage trauma by develop-ing specific roles that allow us to survive a potentially overwhelming experience. These roles be-come trapping however, when we continue to recreate them in our adult relationships. This expe-riential workshop will explore the underpinnings of trauma reenactments, how to work to resolvethose reenactments through psychodrama and role play and discuss decoding the psychodramaand explore a variety of ways to approach trauma reenactments.The Loneliest Heart: Attachment and Intimacy Issues Judy Crane, LMHCFounder and Executive Director of The Refuge—A Healing Place with over 20 years experience in residential andout-patient practices; hypnotherapist and specialist for healing sexual trauma and addiction.The concept of attachment as it pertains to the evolution of trauma will be explored. The issuesunderlying the struggle with intimacy for trauma survivors and appropriate interventions as wellas the role of loneliness, its cause, effects and potential therapeutic solutions will also be presented.3:30-5:00 pm Concurrent WorkshopsAre We a Culture of Friendly Narcissists? Pat Love, EdDIs the US a culture which promotes self-importance and unlimited success? Do we condone exploi-tation in the name of capitalism? Do we lack empathy for others and harbor envy of their success?Do we act in a manner others would call arrogant—yet expect their admiration? Do we say we wantour children to be independent yet raise them to be dependent and entitled? If the answer to thesequestions is yes, then it is accurate to agree with scholars who believe we are becoming a cultureof—albeit friendly—narcissists. Come take a close look at the etiology of narcissism and treatmentapproaches for moving clients (and maybe ourselves) beyond its borders.Relationship Trauma Repair (RTR): An Experiential,Multisensory Model for Building Resilience and HealingRelationship Ruptures Tian Dayton, PhDFellow, Certified Trainer and Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Psychodrama, Sociometry and Group Psychotherapy;Director, New York Psychodrama Training Institute; author of Emotional Sobriety: From Relationship Trauma toResilience and Balance and The Living Stage: A Step by Step Guide to Psychodrama, Sociometry and Experi-ential Group Therapy; Clinical psychologist; Consultant to Behavioral Health of the Palm Beaches.RTR is a neurologically-based, experiential and multisensory model for treating issues related totrauma. In this experiential workshop, the basics of this model are presented through DVDs thatillustrate role play, psycho-educational group processes and other methods to teach self soothingand self regulation.LOGO Therapy: Helping Clients Turn Pain Into Purpose Mark Sanders, LCSWBased on the work of renowned psychiatrist Victor Frankl, this interactive, skill-building workshopwill give participants tools to help clients turn their painful life experiences into life purpose. Plan Ahead for 2013 Upcoming Events (Visit our website at www.usjt.com) 34th Annual Training Institute Behavioral Health Addictive Disorders February 11-14, 2013 • Clearwater Beach, Florida12
HealingTrauma ThroughSelf-ParentingPatricia O’Gorman,Ph.D., and Phil Diaz,M.S.W. Never BeLearn the neurobiology oftrauma and healing plus Lonely Againa simple, 12-step process Pat Love EdDspecifically tailored for An approach that breakshealing. through isolation and loneliness—and puts readers on a path to true happiness.The ACoATrauma Slipping ThroughSyndrome the CracksTian Dayton, PhD Mark Sanders,Explore how our brains LCSW, CADCand bodies process A sourcebook for workingchildhood trauma and with difficult to reachwhy growing up with an clients who do not fitaddicted parent increases neatly into the rubrics of anthe risk of PTSD. evidence-based practice. The Ego-Less Self Perfect Daughters Robert J. Ackerman, Cardwell C. Ph.D. Nuckols, Ph.D. This revised edition is a Nuckols looks closely at pivotal book in the ACoA the notion of “spiri- movement, containing up- tual transformation” by dated information and new showing how the ego de- materal on eating disorders velops over time to cause and abuse. suffering in our lives. 13
Professional Credits: A maximum of up tp 20 contact hours are available for this conference. 18 core credit hours (6 hours for Thursday, Friday, Saturday) and 2 optional Wednesday evening hours. US Journal Training, Inc. is an approved provider by: • The National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC). Provider Number 5130. • NBCC Renewal Credits are recognized by the Certification Board of New Jersey. • ational Association of Social Workers, Provider Number 88635785. N • ssociation of Social Work Board (ASWB) (1-880-225-6880) through the Approved Continuing Education A (ACE) program. Provider Number 1143. • National Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC). Provider # 000194. • Florida Certification Board, Inc. Provider Number 17A. • tate of Florida Agency for Health Care Administration for Mental Health Counselors, Clinical Social S Workers and Marriage/Family Therapists. CE Broker Provider Number 50-2076. • alifornia Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (CAADAC). Provider number OS-86- C 057-0514. • alifornia Board of Behavioral Sciences. Provider Number PCE 78. Course meets the qualifications for up C to 23 hours of continuing education credit for MFTs and /or LCSWs as required by the California BBS. • Florida Board of Nursing. Provider Number 50-2076. • California Board of Registered Nursing. Provider Number 10512. • Canadian Addiction Counselors Certification Federation (CACCF). International Institute for Trauma Addiction Professionals (IITAP) is an approved provider by American Psychological Association (APA) to sponsor Continuing Education for psychologists. IITAP main- tains responsibility for this program and its content. Full-Time conference attendees who complete all required evaluation and attendance documentation are eligible to receive the maximum number of contact hours. Daily registrants can receive credit for each day in attendance. Note: If you are seeking continuing education credit for a specialty not listed above, it is your responsibility to contact your licensing/certification board directly to determine eligibility of this training to meet your CEU requirement. Participants will be able to: 1. Identify treatment approaches and develop counseling skills for a range of issues in mental health, behavioral health, addictions and co-occurring disorders. 2. iscern symptoms and characteristics manifested in these disorders and to D diminish/correct their negative impact on the client’s interpersonal and family relationships. 3. Increase therapeutic skills in working with trauma survivors of all types through a framework of trauma treatment and recovery. 4. escribe how the latest brain research and neuroscience can guide more D effective treatment and prevention outcomes.14
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