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Today's Webinar: Co-Occurring Interrelational Domestic Violence and Substance Use Disorders
Wed, August 23, 2017 @ 3:00 - 5:00 pm ET (2 CT/1 MT/12 PT)
Extreme correlation of these two disorders does not suggest a cause and effect relationship. Instead, each disorder reinforces the other and leads to progression of each. Treatment must recognize how the two disorders interact in order to develop effective intervention and treatment strategies.
NAADAC Advocacy in Action Briefing & Reception at 2017 Hill Day - RSVP Today!
NAADAC invites you to its 2017 Advocacy in Action Briefing & Receptionon Sunday, October 1, 2017 at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. The Advocacy in Action Briefing on NAADAC's legislative agenda and priorities will take place from 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm. The AinA Reception, including presentation of NAADAC's Legislator of the Year Award, will take place from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. This event is FREE! RSVP today!
This year, NAADAC has partnered with the National Council for Behavioral Health and 19 other national mental health and advocacy organizations for the 2017 Annual Public Policy Institute and Hill Dayfrom October 2-3, 2017 at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.
This free, two-day event brings together hundreds of behavioral health providers, administrators, board members, consumers and community stakeholders in D.C. for a day of sessions and workshops on federal behavioral health policy on October 2nd. After these sessions, Hill Day attendees take to Capitol Hill on October 3rd to advocate for better resources for mental health and addictions treatment in their communities.
The 2017 Annual Conference: Elevate Your Practice in Denver, CO, features breakout sessions in nine different subject tracks, including Practice Management, Pharmacotherapy, Clinical Skills, Recovery, Co-Occuring Disorders, Process Addictions, Cultural Humility, Professional Development, and Education.
Clinical skills presentations include:
Saturday, September 23, 2017
Nicotine Dependence as a Primary Health Concern: Implications for Addiction Professionals, presented by Diane Ogilvie, MAEd
The Rise of Synthetic Drugs, presented by Darlene Walker, MA, CATC IV, NACI & Lynda Sanchez, MBA, CATC
Sunday, September 24, 2017
Reality Therapy Demonstrations: Elevate Recovery with Recent Advances in an Evidence-Supported Practice, presented by Robert Wubbolding, EdD, LPCC, BCC
Use of the MMPI-2 RF in the Assessment and Treatment of Substance Use Disorders, presented by Roberto Velasquez, PhD, CADC II
Monday, September 25, 2017
Helping Men Heal from Addiction and Trauma: Understanding and Treating Men in Addiction Treatment, presented by Michael Barnes, PhD, MAC, LPC
The Millennial Path to Recovery: Upgrading Interventions in Addiction Treatment, presented by Robin Kleisler, LPC, LAC, MAC & Fatina Cannon, LPC, MAC, CAC II, R-DMT
Motivational Interviewing Methods for Counseling, presented by John Ellis, LISW-S, LICDC-CS, ICCS
In addition to these specific tracks, the conference will feature five days of presentations, professional development, networking, exhibits, culture, and community from September 22-26, 2017 in Denver, CO. Earn up to 34.75 CEs!
National FED UP! Rally for International Overdose Awareness Day on August 31, 2017 in Washington, D.C.
The FED UP! Coalition to End the Opioid Epidemic is calling for immediate, coordinated, and comprehensive federal action to end the epidemic of addiction and overdose deaths attributed to opioids (including heroin). Immediate action from our federal agencies is needed to prevent new cases of opioid addiction, to prevent more overdose deaths and to ensure access to effective treatment for millions who have become addicted.
Register today to attend the rally taking place in Washington, D.C., on August 31, 2017. Facing Addiction is a proud sponsor of this event.
Development of the 2018 NAADAC Webinar Series is underway, and we invite you to collaborate with us! The Webinar Series is wildly successful, with over 90,000 professionals trained so far.
If you are a subject-matter expert on a topic relevant to addiction professionals, we encourage you to complete the online Call for Webinar Presentations for a chance to present on a nationally-broadcasted webinar.
This educational program discusses the four facets of alcohol dependence and addiction (biological, psychological, social and spiritual), will discuss addiction as a disease and the scientific evidence to support this claim, will compare of FDA-approved pharmacotherapies for alcohol dependence, focus on overcoming treatment obstacles, apply strategies to match patients to the most appropriate therapy and plans to motivate patients in treatment.
This new program will provide an up $15,000 tuition stipend, training, and professional guidance to students who are enrolled in an accredited institution in a behavioral health Master's degree program (social work or marriage & family counseling/therapy) and who are committed to providing substance use disorders and addictions counseling services to underserved populations, including minority and LGBT populations and transition age youth (ages 16-25).
The Master's degree program must include an addictions concentration consisting of no fewer than 12 academic credits of addiction-specific content, and a supervised clinical internship. Read the full eligibility requirements.
The NAADAC Career Center provides a variety of employment listings at no charge for addiction-focused professionals. If you are looking to find a new career, the NAADAC Career Center can help! Check out our latest listings!