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2018 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 ADACB-GA, LPCA, NASW and GACA

Call (770) 714-7605 or Register Below

Thursday February 15, 2018 9:00 to 4:30 Updated for 2018
Trauma Informed Care, Seeking Safety & Recovery from Trauma, Addiction or Both (Lisa Najavitis Strategies for Finding Your Best Self)

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. Updated for 2018 we will also review the new model from Lisa Najavitis on Recovery from Trauma and Addiction Strategies for Finding Your Best Self. Includes some great screening tools.

Friday March 30, 2018 9:00 to 4:30
Understanding (MAT) Medication Assisted Treatment and Evidenced-Based Practices in Treating Opiates Use Disorders 

6 CE Hours $79

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

The opiate crisis and increased use of heroin and prescription drugs across the country changed how treatment of these disorders is done. 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.

This training will review some of the standard medications, Methadone, Suboxone and Vivitrol and will also discuss some of the newly released medications. We will also discuss the stigma that has been associated with MAT, and address the stigma to ensure professionals have accurate information regarding these disorders that lead to improved and successful treatment outcomes.

Friday April 12, 2018 9:00 to 4:30
Legal and Ethical Issues in Addiction and Understanding Involuntary Commitment Laws In Georgia

6 CE Hours $79

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

Many professionals have a misunderstanding of the laws related to working with substance use disorders.

This training will ensure attendees have accurate information regarding the federal laws and Georgia laws when working with SUD. This training will review the differences in HIPAA laws and CFR 42 and the requirements that must be followed by all professionals This training will also provide information on the processes and requirements for Georgia Involuntary Commitments 2013 and 1013 and will review the required paperwork. This session will likely sell out. Book early!

Friday May 25, 2018 9:00 to 4:30
Understanding ASAM Criteria - 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, managed 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.

Friday June 15, 2018 9:00 to 4:30
Improving the Group Experience for Resistant Clients with Substance Use Disorders

6 CE Hours $79

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

Many professionals provide group therapy for individuals with substance use disorders but often do not feel comfortable in that environment and don’t have training or education that is specific for substance use disorders. Often professionals will do mini individual sessions in a group and call it group therapy, provide lectures and call it group therapy or provide information in such a way that it is boring and the person that has a SUD loses focus and does not gain adequate information or skills. This training will provide tips and skills on how to engage the clients utilizing evidence based practices along with ways to engage them while teaching the skills needed to move toward recovery.

Friday July 27, 2018 9:00 to 4:30
Pharmacology and Neurobiology of Addiction

6 CE Hours $79

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

Alcohol and drugs change the brain chemistry in fundamental ways. This training provides participants and opportunity to look at the process of changing brain chemistry to enable them adapt appropriate treatment protocols that match changing brain chemistry. Review various drugs and how they impact behavior and treatments processes for drugs of abuse. Review signs, symptoms and impact of drugs.

The presentation will show PET scans and videos that show how the brain is affected and also show times frames on the brain healing process. NEW! Medications in the treatment of addiction. Greater understanding can assist in interjecting the appropriate treatment options at the right time to lead to better outcomes.

Friday August 10, 2018 9:00 to 4:30
Ethics, Legal Issues in Addiction and Tele-Therapy

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. Book early for seating for this session

Friday September 28, 2018 9:00 to 4:30
Evidenced Based Practices and Matrix Model of Treatment for Criminal Justice

6 CE Hours $79

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

The lead author for the Matrix Model for Criminal Justice Settings will provide this training on how to utilize the model addressing not only the substance use but also the thinking errors that lead to justice involved behaviors. The session will discuss the differences in populations of a person who had a substance use disorder and becomes involved in the justice system as a result of their use and the person who meets anti-social criteria and uses substances. Treatment needs are different. Will also discuss issues of reintegration back into the community and reunification of the family system. Great training for those working with mandated populations. Hazelden Publishing Best Seller

Friday October 12, 2018 9:00 to 4:30 Updated for 2018
Addiction, 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. This training has also been updated to include changes with the DSM-V and the clinical implications for these disorders. One of our most popular trainings.

Friday November 30 , 2018 9:00 to 4:30
Motivational Interviewing and Treatment Resistant Clients

6 CE Hours $79

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

This one seminar is designed to provide the attendee information to understand the benefits of Motivational Interviewing. MI is a directive, client-centered style of working with people. Each attendee will gain useful techniques for overcoming ambivalence to change within their clients, including tips for substance abuse problems, eating disorders and medication compliance. Correct and incorrect use of MI will be examined, along with indications and contraindications.

Participants will receive a mix of lecture, video session processing and group participation. The video case scenarios will be used to help the participant see the techniques in action and process their use. Attendees will leave with a fresh, new approach for working with resistant patients and will be energized to help their patients become motivated to return to a healthy lifestyle.

Wednesday December 12, 2018 9:00 to 4:30
Ethics, Legal Issues in Addiction and Tele-Therapy

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.

  

Trainer: Donna Johnson, CAS, ICADC, ICCJP,CCDP,LADC;

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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