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2019 EVIDENCE-BASED TRAINING SERIES

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image of South AfricaThe trainer for this series, Donna Johnson, is an internationally recognized trainer in the addiction and criminal justice fields.

She is a trainer and consultant for the Matrix Institute on Addiction in Los Angeles and author, trainer and consultant for Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation. She provides training on a variety of topics on addiction, co-occurring disorders, integrated care and criminal justice.

The Matrix Model for Criminal Justice

She is the lead author for the new Hazelden Publication

The Matrix Model for Criminal Justice Settings

Includes
   • a therapist's manual with a complete research bibliography on CD
   • reproducible worksheets and handouts on an additional CD-ROM
   • three lecture videos
   • 25 medallions to commemorate successful program completion
   • calendar stickers to help clients track their sobriety




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The Matrix Model for Criminal Justice

 

2-Training Package $147

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3-Training Package $199

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Contact Us for
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770 714-7605

4-Training Package $249

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This series offers professionals the most recent treatment practices that are cost-effective.

CE HOURS APPROVED / APPLIED LPCA, NASW and GACA

Call (770) 714-7605 or Register Below

Thursday February 14th 2019, 9:00 to 4:30
Prescription Drugs, Heroin, Opiates and Medication Assisted Treatment

6 CE Hours $79

Training Location: View Point Health Systems 175 Gwinnett Drive Lawrenceville, Ga.

The opiate crisis and increased use of heroin and abuse of prescription drugs across the country changed the treatment of these disorders. Use of medications to treat addiction is one of the recommended treatment options however many have a misunderstanding of MAT. Research indicates that appropriate medications along with treatment improves success rate with this population. The session will provide information to better understand prescription drugs, opiates and heroin.

This training will review some of the standard medications, Methadone, Suboxone and Vivitrol and will also discuss some of the newly released medications.

Friday April 12th 2019, 9:00 to 4:30
Understanding Cannabis, CBD, Medical Marijuana and Vaping

6 CE Hours $79

Training Location: View Point Health Systems 175 Gwinnett Drive Lawrenceville, Ga.

With legalization of cannabis in various forms it is becoming an area of debate and discussion. Often professionals and others have misinformation about these drugs. This training will provide information on the differences in cannabis, medical marijuana and cannabidiol (CBD) and will also provide information on the different ways the substances are used and the latest information including vaping. This session will also address recent disorder called cannabinoid hyperemesis. Great training to become more informed on a challenging and timely topic. This training will sell out. Register early!

Friday May 24th 2019, 9:00 to 4:30
Substance Use Disorders and Process Addictions

6 CE Hours $79

Training Location: View Point Health Systems 175 Gwinnett Drive Lawrenceville, Ga.

Behavioral science experts believe that all entities capable of stimulating a person can be addictive; and whenever a habit changes into an obligation, it can be considered as an addiction. Research also suggest that there are a number of similarities as well as some differences between drug addiction and behavioral addiction diagnostic symptoms. Process addictions come in many forms, and they are often harmful. As a result, they should be addressed with behavioral therapies.

Likewise, substance abuse and addiction can bring great damage to those who suffer from them. Process addiction occurs when a compulsion to engage in an activity or behavior despite the negative impact on the individuals mental and physical functioning. Gaming, gambling, shopping, exercise to name a few. When substance abuse and process addictions occur together in the same person, comprehensive treatment to address both conditions is necessary. This session will provide information on the process of addiction for both substance use and process addictions and most recommended treatment.

Friday June 14th 2019, 9:00 to 4:30
Trauma Informed Care and Developing a Trauma Informed System of Care

6 CE Hours $79

Training Location: View Point Health Systems 175 Gwinnett Drive Lawrenceville, Ga.

Research indicates that many individuals presenting for treatment for a substance use disorders also have a history of trauma. Trauma Informed Care is an organizational structure and treatment framework that involves understanding, recognizing, and responding to the effects of all types of trauma.

Trauma Informed Care also emphasizes physical, psychological and emotional safety for both patients and providers, and helps survivors rebuild a sense of control and empowerment. This training will also teach the principal components of the Seeking Safety Model used to treat those with a substance use disorder and trauma.

Friday July 26th 2019, 9:00 to 4:30
Ethics in Treatment of Substance Use Disorders and Teletherapy

6 CE Hours $79

Training Location: View Point Health Systems 175 Gwinnett Drive Lawrenceville, Ga.

TMHIMore and more professionals are utilizing Tele therapy via smartphone, internet and other electronic means to assist in the delivery of services. This training will look at ethical and legal issues in this area. We will also review the requirements of federal and state laws specific to addiction treatment. This training will provide detailed information on how professionals can provide services face and face and via teletherapy and comply with all state and federal laws relevant to substance use disorders or when the issues are co-occurring.

We will review the differences in HIPAA laws and CFR 42 and the requirements that must be followed by all professionals. We will also review the limitations of Tele-therapy, issues with practice across state lines and ethical and legal considerations with substance use disorders. We will also discuss ethical consideration around dual roles of peer coaches and counselor/therapist roles. This updated training will also discuss the revision to the Final Rule for CFR 42 and updated revision and standards for Tele-Therapy. Book early for seating for this session

Thursday August 15th 2019, 9:00 to 4:30
New Trends in the Treatment of Substance Use Disorders and Mental Health
6 CE Hours $79

Training Location: View Point Health Systems 175 Gwinnett Drive Lawrenceville, Ga.

All healthcare professionals must understand new treatment trends will change the addiction and behavioral health field. This training will review emerging trends in addiction treatment such as recent information of neuroscience, addiction pharmacology and medications based on bioscience. Digital medications, DNA to test for appropriate medications to determine which medications are best based on person’s DNA. We will also briefly discuss the Hub and Spoke Model of Care

This training will provide new and updated information for all professionals. National surveys have long documented the high prevalence of drug abuse among people diagnosed with psychiatric disorders, such as ADHD and PTSD. Supported research focusing on genetic and gender vulnerabilities, similar brain regions involved in co-occurring disorders, and environmental and developmental influences. New drugs for trauma will also be discussed. Professionals must see how these trends will impact not only services but how treatment is delivered in the future.

Friday Sept. 27th 2019, 9:00 to 4:30
Substance Use Disorders, Personality Disorders and Trauma

6 CE Hours $79

Training Location: View Point Health Systems 175 Gwinnett Drive Lawrenceville, Ga.

Working with substance use disorders also requires professionals to address other disorders common with substance use disorders. This training will focus on addiction, personality disorders and trauma and will provide information on assessment and Seeking Safety We will also discuss new information around brain- based therapy and how this approach can provide treatment alternatives. Personality disorders have historically been challenging for professionals. This training will discuss ways to reframe personality disorders and recommended treatment modalities. Trauma and assessment and treatment models will also be discussed and featured. One of our most popular trainings updated for 2019.

Friday October 25th 2019, 9:00 to 4:30
Understanding Cannabis, CBD and Medical Marijuana and Vaping
6 CE Hours $79

Training Location: View Point Health Systems 175 Gwinnett Drive Lawrenceville, Ga.

With legalization of cannabis in various forms more and more it is becoming an area of debate and discussion. Often professionals have misinformation about these drugs. This training will provide information on the differences in cannabis, medical marijuana and cannabidiol (CBD) and will also provide information on the different ways to administer the drugs and the latest information on these substances including vaping. This session will also address recent disorder called cannabinoid hyperemesis. Great training to become more informed on a challenging topic. This training will sell out book early!

Friday November 15th 2019, 9:00 to 4:30
Understanding and Utilizing ASAM (American Society of Addiction Medicine Patient Placement Criteria.)

6 CE Hours $79

Training Location: View Point Health Systems 175 Gwinnett Drive Lawrenceville, Ga.

This training will assist professionals working in all areas of health care in understanding how to utilize ASAM Patient Placement Criteria. This tool is utilized not only by addiction professionals in the treatment planning process but also by insurance companies, manage care companies, and private and public agencies in the delivery of addiction services. The training will review the fundamentals and how to utilize the criteria and dimensions of ASAM.

Thursday December 12th 2019, 9:00 to 4:30
Ethics in Treatment of SUD and Teletherapy
6 CE Hours $79

Training Location: View Point Health Systems 175 Gwinnett Drive Lawrenceville, Ga.

TMHIMore and more professionals are utilizing Tele therapy via smartphone, internet and other electronic means to assist in the delivery of services. This training will look at ethical and legal issues in this area. We will also review the requirements of federal and state laws specific to addiction treatment. This training will provide detailed information on how professionals can provide services face and face and via teletherapy and comply with all state and federal laws relevant to substance use disorders or when the issues are co-occurring.

We will review the differences in HIPAA laws and CFR 42 and the requirements that must be followed by all professionals. We will also review the limitations of Tele-therapy, issues with practice across state lines and ethical and legal considerations with substance use disorders. We will also discuss ethical consideration around dual roles of peer coaches and counselor/therapist roles. This updated training will also discuss the revision to the Final Rule for CFR 42 and updated revision and standards for Tele-Therapy. Book early for seating for this session

 

Refund Policy:  If you are unable to attend your session, you can substitute another training and date.  Full refunds are no longer provided.

 

Trainer: Donna Johnson, JD, CAS, ICADC II, ICCJP, ICCDP, LADC, DCC

Nationally and Internationally recognized speaker/trainer in the areas of
Addiction, Criminality, and Co-Occurring Disorders.

To register, please call Donna Johnson at (770) 714-7605 or register online.

 

 

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