Continuing Education Event – RCA Academy CEU Conference – Westminster, MA – 12/4/2021

Join us at Recovery centers of America at Westminster on Saturday, December 4, 2021 for two in person CEU courses covering Trauma and Substance Use Disorder and Co-Occurring Disorders. This all-day event includes lunch and the opportunity to earn 4 NBCC credits.

Lunch provided 11:00 – 12:00 PM

Trauma and Substance Use Disorders 9:00 – 11:00 AM

The vast majority of people with Substance Use Disorder have also experienced some type of trauma in their lives. This training will help clinicians strengthen their skills in providing trauma-informed treatment to their patients with Substance Use Disorders by increasing their understanding of the effects of both trauma and substance use on the brain and exploring effective methods of helping people heal from trauma.

Objectives:

– To be able to define traumatic stress and Substance Use Disorder
– To provide information on the effects of substance use and trauma on brain functioning
– To understand the different types of trauma and the components of trauma-informed care
– To develop a basic understanding of effective treatments for people with traumatic exposure and substance use

Recovery Centers of America has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 7002. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Recovery Centers of America is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs. This course qualifies for 2 credit hours.

Recovery Centers of America is a NAADAC approved education provider (#155307). This course qualifies for 2 contact hours. NAADAC approved CE(s) are accepted by most state licensing and certification boards. Please contact your credentialing board or visit NAADAC’s website for CE acceptance information: www.naadac.org/naadac-ce-acceptance.

Co-Occurring Disorders 12:00 – 2:00 PM

Using adult learning techniques and case studies to illustrate common clinical issues, the Co-Occurring Training offers opportunities for clinicians to discuss common psychiatric disorder or issues that our patients tend to experience along with their addiction. To increase competency, this training exposes common signs and symptoms, what to look for when symptoms escalate, behavioral patterns, specific interventions to use, and clinical blind spots. Other topics covered include: Counter-transference, Differential Diagnosis, Staff-Splitting, and Suicidality.

Learning Objectives:

– Review Co-Occurring Disorders
– Problem solve using case studies
– Address common clinical blind spots
– Build competency and confidence in clinical skills
– Challenging ourselves to ask questions
– Encourage consistent self-assessment

Recovery Centers of America has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 7002. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Recovery Centers of America is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs. This course qualifies for 2 credit hours.

Recovery Centers of America is a NAADAC approved education provider (#155307). This course qualifies for 2 contact hours. NAADAC approved CE(s) are accepted by most state licensing and certification boards. Please contact your credentialing board or visit NAADAC’s website for CE acceptance information: www.naadac.org/naadac-ce-acceptance.

Trainer bio:
Trish Caldwell MFT LPC CAADC CCDP-D CCTP

Vice President of Family and Clinical Programming

Trish Caldwell, MFT, LPC, CCDP-D, CAADC, CCTP is a licensed clinician, marriage, and family therapist and is certified in both co-occurring disorders and substance use.

Trish has been a therapist for over 25 years and has worked extensively with families, adults, and adolescents with co-occurring behavioral health and substance use disorders in various settings including outpatient, residential, schools, and community agencies. She is trained in DBT and is a Certified Trauma Professional and a Certified Mentor Trainer of Trauma. Additionally, Trish created the first Young Offenders Treatment Program in Delaware County, serving first time offenders with Drug charges.

Trish has been the Keynote speaker for the PAYS Summit, the Suicide Prevention Conference, and Magellan behavioral health conference. Additionally, she has provided in-service training for several PA school districts and has trained law enforcement officers on drug trends for the CIT program. She has also presented at the Annual Trauma conference, the Cape Cod Symposium, and the annual conference for the American Association for Marriage and family Therapists (AAMFT). Trish specializes in ADHD, opioid use in young adults, trauma-informed care, developmental trauma, trauma and substance use disorders, trauma and the family system, family engagement, and substance use for today’s teens. Trish holds her MFT from Drexel University and is licensed and certified in the state of PA.

During her career, Trish has held a variety of clinical and leadership roles. Additionally, she is a member of the NOPE task force and Partners for Success Coalition, and she holds a private practice specializing in adolescents and young adults who have been diagnosed with ADHD or Trauma.

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Date

Dec 04 2021

Time

9:00 am - 2:00 pm

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Location

Recovery Centers of America at Westminster
9 Village Inn Rd, Westminster, MA 01473
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