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Moments of Change 2014Moments of Change is designed to supply professionals with the information, skills and resources to address the growing needs of an ever-diversifying patient base. Focusing on intervention, process addictions, specialty populations, trauma and severe mental health conditions, this conference can help treatment professionals of all backgrounds stay informed about the most recent behavioral health trends, current therapy methods and best practices for working with treatment-resistant patients and their families to provide long-term recovery.
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Upcoming Webinar


TITLE: Couples Counseling and Substance Use Treatment

WHEN: August 28, 2014 1:00 PM ET; Webinar

SPEAKER: Suzette Papadakis, NCC



 
This webinar will cover current research-based techniques in treating couples with substance abuse issues. The speaker will focus on common pathology that occurs in treatment and interventions.

 

ABOUT THE WEBINAR & SPEAKERS

Webinar Description

TITLE: Couples Counseling and Substance Use Treatment
WHEN: August 28, 2014 1:00 PM ET

 
This webinar will cover current research-based techniques in treating couples with substance abuse issues. The speaker will focus on common pathology that occurs in treatment and interventions.
 
Learning objectives:

  • Assess when to incorporate couples counseling into a recovery treatment plan.
  • Understand what issues commonly occur in couples counseling during early recovery.
  • Discuss the longitudinal research impact on the individual with the substance use disorder.
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    The Speaker

    Suzette Papadakis, NCC
    Private Practice
     
    Suzette Papadakis is a Nationally Certified Counselor by the National Board of Certified Counselors. She has 17 years experience providing mental health care to individuals, couples, and families. Suzette has worked with a wide range of issues such as addiction and recovery, affairs, domestic violence, trauma, and parenting issues.
     
    Suzette specializes in assisting couples in working through difficult issues in their marriage by utilizing the Gottman Method. She has also completed Level 3 Practicum Training in utilizing the Gottman method in treating couples. She is currently perusing Certifications in Gottman Method and level 2 EMDR therapies. Suzette is a facilitator in the Systematic Training for Effective Parenting (STEP) program.
     
    Her educational credentials are comprised of a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology from Carthage College in Kenosha, Wisconsin with a minor in Religious Studies. Suzette completed her Master’s Degree in Human Services Counseling at National-Louis University in Wheaton, Illinois. Prior to her work in private practice, she counseled people with chronic mental illness. She also worked in the criminal justice system, treating people with domestic violence issues, and outpatient substance abuse problems.

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    TITLE: Drug Testing in Identifying & Treating Substance Use Disorders

    WHEN: Wednesday, September 24, 2014; 1:00 PM ET; Webinar

    SPEAKER: Steven D. Passik, PhD



    The emergence of clinical drug testing beyond the “gotcha” forensic approach has offered a clinical tool that advocates for clients and offers scientific data for therapeutic planning. This webinar will highlight recommendations from the American Society of Addiction Medicine’s white paper on drug testing, describe various testing processes, and how to use testing to support treatment and recovery.
     

    ABOUT THE WEBINAR & SPEAKERS

    Webinar Description

    TITLE: Drug Testing in Identifying & Treating Substance Use Disorders
    WHEN: Wednesday, September 24, 2014; 1:00 PM ET

     
    The emergence of clinical drug testing beyond the “gotcha” forensic approach has offered a clinical tool that advocates for clients and offers scientific data for therapeutic planning.
     
    This webinar will highlight recommendations from the American Society of Addiction Medicine’s white paper on drug testing, describe various testing processes, and how to use testing to support treatment and recovery.
     
    Learning objectives:

  • Describe how medication monitoring, including urine drug testing (UDT), provides an evidence-based monitoring tool that can enhance the clinician-patient relationship.
  • Differentiate the clinical value and advantages of various testing methodologies.
  • Introduce UDT to your patients as a mutually beneficial component of their treatment plan.
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    The Speaker

    Steven D. Passik, PhD
    Director of Clinical Addiction Research & Education – Millennium Laboratories
     
    Dr. Passik is the Director of Clinical Addiction Research and Education for Millennium Laboratories and Principal Investigator for Millennium Research Institute. He previously served on the faculty at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee, as professor of psychiatry and anesthesiology.
     
    He was section co-editor for the opioid pain and addiction section of Pain Medicine, served on the editorial board of the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management and has been a reviewer for many peer reviewed journals, including The Clinical Journal of Pain. Dr. Passik was editor-in-chief of the National Cancer Institute’s PDQ Supportive Care Editorial Board. He was named a fellow of Division 28 of the American Psychological Association (Psychopharmacology & Substance Abuse) and awarded a Mayday Fund Fellowship in Pain and Society.
     
    An author of more than 120 journal articles, 60 book chapters, and 59 abstracts, he speaks nationally and internationally on pain, addiction, and the pain/addiction interface. Dr. Passik received his doctorate in clinical psychology from the New School for Social Research, New York, and was a chief fellow, Psychiatry Service at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York.

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