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Managing Psychiatric Co-Morbidities In The Addicted Population
October 27, 2021
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1 CE Hour
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Description

Please Note: This is an in-person only event. Evaluations for CE certification will be emailed to attendees the morning after the event on Thursday, October 28, 2021.

Co-morbid conditions often go undiagnosed and untreated in patients with addiction. This workshop will address the importance of diagnosing these conditions and addressing them effectively in treatment settings. By attending this session, participants will learn the importance of addressing co-morbid conditions in addiction; will understand the new treatments in treatment of mood disorders, anxiety disorders and PTSD; and learn about MAT.

Target Audience
  • Counselors
  • Addiction Counselors
  • Social Workers
  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists
  • Physicians
Learning Objectives

At the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  1. Describe the effects of mental illness on physical conditions.
  2. Describe the incidence of mental illness and its impact on cost of health care.
  3. Identify the challenges in establishing collaborative care with major stake holders such as psychiatrists, treatment center and therapists.
  4. Explain the importance of motivational interviewing and the slow nature of process of change in behavior
  5. Identify their own reaction to patients and how they affect their ability to work with patients.
  6. Differentiate between substance abuse and mood disorders in general population.
CE Details
Introductory
General

Course meets the qualifications for hours of continuing education credit for LPCCs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. TPN.health is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LPCCs. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.

Trusted Provider Network, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors. #MHC-0220.

This course has been approved by TPN.health, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #198061, TPN.health is responsible for all aspects of the programing. Counselor Skill Group: Legal, Ethical and Professional Development.

TPN.health, #1766, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 03/31/2022 – 03/31/2025. Social workers completing this course receive 1 continuing education credits. ASWB ACE credit is not available in NY and NJ.

Course meets the qualifications for hours of continuing education credit for LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. TPN.health is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LCSWs.

TPN.health maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content. Trusted Provider Network, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0654.

NY LMFTs
Trusted Provider Network, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed marriage and family therapists #MFT-0097.

CAMFT LPCCs
Course meets the qualifications for hours of continuing education credit for LPCCs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. TPN.health is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LPCCs. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.

Amedco LLC designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. View Learner Notice

CE Policy
TPN.health and this educator have no conflicts of interest and have not received any commercial support for this program or its contents.
*Registration ends October 27 at 8:00 PM CDT
Dr. Nishendu Vasavada

Dr. Vasavada graduated from Medical College Baroda, the Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda India in 1968 and specialized in psychiatry, pediatric psychiatry and more. After leaving India, he went to Down State Medical Center in Brooklyn where he did his Internship and Residency in Psychiatry. Dr. Vasavada graduated from the Medical College of Georgia School of Medicine in 1972 and joined the faculty at UT Southwestern in Psychiatry.

Since August 1980, he has been serving Denton and Collin counties in private practice. He is Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, is a Distinguished Fellow of APA and Certified by the American Society of Addiction Medicine. Dr. Vasavada is a Psychiatry specialist in Carrollton, TX and has been practicing for 42 years. He has worked as Medical Director at Psychiatric Centers in Texas and now is the Medical Director at Lakeside Center where he also has his own private practice. His specialties include Neurology and Psychiatry.

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