Continuing Education Event – Through a Child’s Eyes; Understanding Addiction and Recovery and its Impact on Children – Webinar – 5/4/2022

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.

Today more families are being impacted by the use of substances. As a direct result, children are being raised on households in which substance use has led to secondary experiences, such as abuse, neglect and trauma. This training will explore the implications for children being raised in households where substance use occurs. Additionally this training will focus on the ability for families to heal and empower themselves during the recovery process, highlighting the resiliency of families. The training will also explore childhood behaviors often associated with having been impacted by substance use, as well as ways to create a trauma informed approach to help address concerns of the children and their families.

Learning Objectives:
• To identify the roles within a family system impacted by SUD
• To understand the Recovery process for a family
• To develop a theoretical understanding of how to empower the family system to help children understand the disease of addiction, including a trauma informed lens
• Describe different strategies to engage families in treatment and help organize them to the journey of healing and recovery
• Conduct 3 different therapeutic interventions aimed at healing the symptoms of SUD and engage the families in recovery process

Trainer Bio:
SVP of Clinical Services
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.


May 04 2022


9:00 am - 11:00 am

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