Dates and Times for the Series in Statesboro:
There will be two 15-minute breaks during the day.
Together we will make several connections between trauma and addiction, from the neurological underpinnings to the therapeutic principles and strategies that apply to the healing and recovery process. Since research shows that approx. 70% of patients seeking substance abuse treatment have a history of trauma exposure it is imperative to be clinically making the connection.
Trauma Informed Care is a collection of approaches that combines the knowledge of trauma and how to address the symptoms of the trauma. These approaches are not designed for the treatment of the trauma but rather for assistance in managing symptoms and reducing the likelihood of re-traumatization. Therefore, Trauma Informed Care is appropriate for a range of practitioners to utilize in a variety of clinical settings.
This workshop is designed to help you ease into understanding the basics of telemental health as an addiction counselor. This workshop will examine the basics of telemental health from informed consent to intake and termination. This workshop will share platforms and delivery methods for telemental health as well as obtaining certification in neighboring states. This workshop is designed for the practitioner who is open to considering the use of telemental health and in hearing how it could benefit the current work they do in an ethical and legal way.
This workshop will focus upon Addiction and utilizing MAT as part of the recovery process for those struggling with Opioid, Opiate or Alcohol addictions. Focus will be upon the three classes of medications used to treat addiction: Agonists, Partial Agonists and Antagonists.
The program is an interactive mix of lecture and audience participation. It seeks to update professionals across all areas on the ever changing epidemic of HIV and AIDS. This work will approach the most recent medical information with the latest prevention models for a variety of populations, and share information regarding HIV Testing.
The presentation also discusses the intersection of substance use disorders and HIV. Multiple risk factors will also be discussed. The course will also share the Statesboro and State of Georgia state of HIV and AIDS, management of cases and new infections.
Guidance for addiction counselors in understanding and applying ethical standards filled with proven strategies to help you examine your current practice for ethical snags and refresh your ethical thinking, Ethics for Addiction Professionals leads you in examining, building, and rebuilding aspects of your ethical practice with the goal of helping you become the strongest clinician possible—ethically speaking. This workshop examines real-life examples of ethical issues in clinical practice and illustrates potential pitfalls and the actions needed when faced with dilemmas. Helping addiction counselors learn how to deal with and apply ethical standards, this workshop will explores the gray area of common dilemmas and provides guidelines on how to determine the best course of action when the best course is unclear.
This workshop focuses on skills and knowledge to value diversity, understand and respond to cultural differences, and increase awareness of providers’ and care organization’s cultural norms. This workshop will also discuss intercultural communication skills, exploration of potential barriers to care, and institution of policies that are sensitive to the needs of clients from culturally diverse backgrounds. The purpose of this training is to pull together cultural competency concepts to provide participants with a toolbox of tips, techniques, ideas, and critical insights so that they can incorporate inclusive practices into work. Participants will understand that cultural competency is a never-ending journey requiring continuous learning and a commitment to strengthening their understanding for serving all.
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Pathway to Serenity
3200 Cobb Galleria Parkway
Statesboro, Georgia 30339