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Confidently Assessing and Treating Addictions in Outpatient Practice

Online
On Demand Education
3 CE Hours
Clinical, Diagnosis, Substance Abuse
Free

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When and Where

Location

  • On Demand
    Sessions will be available On-Demand
Description

What makes working with addictions in outpatient settings so challenging? When a client would benefit from outpatient therapy for their addiction, do clinicians have the confidence to assess, screen, and then treat substance and process addictions? From this presentation, participants will learn appropriate skills to diagnose addictions and assess client appropriateness for outpatient therapy. Participants will be also be provided with treatment strategies for working with clients with addictions such as parts work, treating foundational core beliefs, and somatic bridging techniques for treating the root traumas that lead clients to utilize addictive behaviors as a coping strategy. The speaker will also cover informed consent in working with substance use and the importance of appropriate documentation.

Target Audience
  • Counselors
  • Addiction Counselors
  • Social Workers
  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists
  • Psychologists
Educational Goal

The educational goal of this presentation is for clinicians to gain appropriate skills to diagnose addictions, asses client appropriateness for outpatient therapy, and treat clients in outpatient settings.

Learning Objectives

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

  1. List at least five (5) DSM5-TR Diagnosis codes for common substance and process addictions.
  2. Utilize the American Society for Addictions Medicine (ASAM) patient placement rubric for assessing client appropriateness for an outpatient level of care.
  3. Describe procedures for informed consent and appropriate documentation when working with addictions.
  4. Describe at least three (3) new tools for treating substance and process addictions.
CE Details
Introductory
Clinical
Diagnosis
Substance Abuse

TPN.health has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 7267. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. TPN.health is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

 

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 programming. 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 3 continuing education credits.

 

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.

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 LMFTs. 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 marriage and family therapists #MFT-0097.

TPN.health is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

CE Policy
Agenda
  • Waiting Room Opens
  • Workshop Begins
  • Workshop Ends
Note: Time designated for waiting room, breaks cannot be counted toward CE credit
TPN.health and this educator have no conflicts of interest and have not received any commercial support for this program or its contents.
Elizabeth V. Pace, LPCS

Elizabeth V. Pace, LPCS, is a mental health clinician and consultant in private practice in New Orleans, Louisiana. She has previously worked in the criminal court system, substance abuse treatment facilities, housing case management, and HIV/AIDS Prevention. Her current practice specializes in gentle somatic therapies for complex post-traumatic stress disorder (C-PTSD), addictions, and attachment trauma. Her passion is helping clinicians build their confidence in working with complex cases.

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