This dynamic and highly interactive course provides an overview of culturally relevant historical and contemporary perspectives on addictive substances, including a review of the most common substances of abuse and their physical effects, pharmacological actions and clinical implications, as well as the impact of addiction on the individual, the family and society. DSM-5 diagnostic criteria for Substance-Related and Addictive Disorders will be presented, as well as a comprehensive review of bio-psycho-social assessment and diagnostic considerations. Key therapeutic intervention techniques and strategies will be reviewed, along with family and community-based mutual self-help and support resources.
After attending this seminar you should be able to:
Date: October 27 & October 28, 2016
Time: 8:30am – 5:00pm
CEs: 15 (American Psychological Association, BBS, BRN, CAADE, CCAPP-EI)
Instructor: Jeremy Taubman, LCSW
Early Bird Registration: $225.00
Early Bird Deadline Date: October 13, 2016
Please Note: This is a two session course – must attend both days to receive CE credit
Pacific Clinics Training Institute2471 East Walnut StreetPasadena, California 91107626-793-5141
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