The purpose of this Webinar is to provide participants with a brief overview of medications that have been shown to be effective as a component of the treatment of opioid addiction. Topics will include: the context for medication-assisted treatment (positive and negative perceptions), the epidemiology and user demographics of the opioid problem, a review of the various classes of opioids, an overview of each medication, its indication, to whom it is administered, and how it works, and treatment settings for medication-assisted treatment. Medications will include: naltrexone, methadone, and buprenorphine. Time will be provided for discussion and questions.
Gambling Disorder risk factors include availability of gambling, substance abuse, mental illness, domestic violence and trauma history including sexual abuse. Recent studies show gambling is increasingly available, prevalent and impactful in military life. So, could military experience impact risk factors for Gambling Disorder? This presentation will look at the similarities and differences in Gambling Availability-Prevalence-Impact-Clinical tools and Treatment resources in civilian and military settings to help you decide.
When clients suffer from cognitive disabilities, treatment methods should be adapted to account for such issues. Problems with memory, thinking, reading, understanding, reasoning and both verbal and written communication may be compromised, and so strategies for accommodating these disabilities are critical to the outcome of substance use disorder treatment. This webinar will help participants understand the wide range of cognitive disabilities with which clients may present, as well as increase their capability to screen for these disabilities, initiate treatment planning and deliver appropriate services.
This presentation provides an overview of Trauma Informed Care that will allow its participants to set the stage for implementation of Trauma Informed Care (TIC) within a Recovery Oriented System of Care (ROSC) by generating an understanding of the support for TIC efforts among formal and informal leadership of organizations, systems and communities.
The traditional approach to addictions and mental health counseling in which the counselor is the director of the client’s plan and the expert has led to a 50 percent premature termination rate. In this webinar, you will learn the person-centered approach to addictions and mental health recovery. A partial list of topics includes:
• The 6 events that triggered the person-centered recovery movement
• Person-centered recovery planning
• How to make the client, rather than the counselor/recovery coach, the hero
• Helping clients achieve goals, their life purpose, and happiness as a part of recovery planning
• The 10 tenets of person-centered recovery planning