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Join presenter Frederick Dombrowski, PhD, LADC, LPC, NCC, CCMHC, MAC, for this free NAADAC webinar that will review the basic core components of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and present modifications for implementation in substance use treatment programs. Participants will become familiar with the step-by-step process of applying CBT to individual and group sessions. Attendees will be provided a toolbox to assist their clients with creating new responses to triggers to help along the path of recovery beyond the treatment setting.
NEW Member Benefit: NAADAC Partners with Telebehavioral Health Institute to Offer Discounted Telehealth Education & Resources
NAADAC is excited to announce it strategic partnership with the Telebehavioral Health Institute (THBI), an institute devoted to training and consultation with professionals seeking to develop the legal, ethical, and clinical competencies related to working in telebehavioral health. TBHI was founded by Dr. Marlene Maheu, a pioneer in the field of telebehavioral health.
NAADAC members will get a 20% discount on telehealth training and certification to help them expand into telehealth in an informed, ethical, and legal way. The discount links can be found in the NAADAC Members Portal.
Announcing the 2018 Winners of the William White Scholarship
NAADAC is proud to announce the 2018 William White Scholarship recipients.
The William White Scholarshipwas created to promote student addiction studies research and develop the importance of student research projects in NASAC accredited programs, NAADAC approved programs in higher education, or an accredited addiction studies higher education program acknowledged by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC).
The William White Student is awarded to one graduate student and one undergraduate student based on their submitted research papers. This year, both recipients wrote on the topic of “Social Justice and Substance Use Disorders.”
This full day conference will include a keynote by Dr. Darryl Inaba, PharmD, CADC-V, CADC III, and five presentations lead by subject matter experts on a range of counseling and addiction medicine topics. The workshops include:
Keynote - Understanding the Science of Addiction, Relapse and Recovery
Healing from Racial Trauma (Through a White Supremacy Frame)
Romancing the Brain
Creativity in Counseling: Using Metaphor to Assess Risk (Suicidality) in Groups
Unpacking the Literature on Trauma and Addiction - Implications for Treatment and Public Policy
Preparing Supervisees to Identify Suicidal Ideation in Marginalized Populations
Tune In to Road to Recovery This September in Honor of Recovery Month
Since March, SAMHSA has been highlighting important issues in recovery through their television and radio series, Road to Recovery. You can access previous episodes or catch new episodes the first Wednesday of every month until November on the Recovery Month website. Road to Recovery features recovery subject matter experts from across the country discussing important issues related to recovery.
This series of four fact sheets emphasizes the importance of continuing a mother's treatment for opioid use disorder (OUD) throughout pregnancy. The series includes information on OUD and pregnancy, OUD treatment, neonatal abstinence syndrome, and considerations to address before hospital discharge.
Facing Addiction in America: The Surgeon General's Spotlight on Opioids
Last week, the U.S. Surgeon General released a new update on opioid addiction, “Facing Addiction in America; Spotlight on Opioids,” calling for a cultural shift in how Americans talk about the opioid crisis and more education on the steps individuals can take to prevent addiction.
The Spotlight on Opioids assembles opioid-related information from the Surgeon General’s Report on Alcohol, Drugs, and Health into one document to better inform the general public, especially family and friends of people with an elevated risk of opioid overdose, opioid misuse, and/or opioid use disorder. Read the Spotlight on Opioids now.
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!