April 12, 2018 , 8:30 am , 4 pm

130 Pembroke Road Suite 100

Concord, NH

With Chris Dorval, MSW, LCSW LCDP, LCDCS, ICADC

A 6 hour training event April 12, 2018

8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (registration begins at 8:00 a.m.)

NHADACA, 130 Pembroke Road, Concord, NH 03301

 PRESENTATION:  Stigma is a major obstacle preventing millions of people who are struggling with substance use from entering treatment today. This course will provide psychoeducation for professionals in terms of medication assisted treatment options, as well as, demystifying traditional recovery culture which sometimes creates covert barriers within the recovery community. This presentation is designed to help professionals break that stigma that creates an unnecessary barrier to treatment by understanding recovery oriented language and strategies that can be integrated into practice immediately. As a result of this training, participants will be able to:

  • Identify use strengths based language to reduce stigma associated with substance use disorders;
  • Conceptualize the factors that influence stigma associated with substance use disorders and their consequences;
  • Discuss targets and interventions aimed at addressing stigma associated with substance use; and
  • Articulate the difference between medication assisted treatment options and provide informed consultation to persons in recovery.

 

ABOUT THE PRESENTER:  Chris Dorval MSW, LCSW LCDP, LCDCS, ICADC is a therapist in private practice, a Business Development Officer for Recovery Centers of America, a Project Coordinator for Rhode Island College SBIRT Training and Resource Center, as well as, a clinical consultant specializing in addiction, trauma, and men’s health. Chris has worked as the Director of Clinical Outreach and Development for an international training and consulting agency, as well as, having worked as a clinician and clinical supervisor in various levels of care in addiction treatment for over 6 years. Chris has extensive training in trauma informed care, treating co-occurring trauma and addiction, and is committed to helping others in their own personal journeys in recovery. A Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Chemical Dependency Professional (LCDP), and a Licensed Chemical Dependency Clinical Supervisor (LCDCS), Chris graduated from Rhode Island College with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a Master’s degree in Clinical Social Work (MSW). As a person in long term recovery himself, Chris is passionate about working with those affected by addiction and trauma and has dedicated his practice to this focus. As a father, husband, son, and friend Chris believes in developing healthy family and interpersonal relationships and addressing the underlying issues driving a person’s symptoms are essential to sustained recovery.

Fee:  *NHADACA Members:  $50;   *Non-Members  $60;   *NBCC add $5.    Lunch will be on your own.  For registration & scholarship information contact:  603-225-7060, traininginstitute@nhadaca.org

6 Contact Hours Available
CRSW Performance Domains:  1-3
LADC/MLADC Categories of Competence: 15 & 18
Certified Prevention Specialist Category: 3, 6
NBCC: LICSW/L-MFT/LCMHC (Category 1) & Psychologist Category A
NH Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors Association has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider. ACEP No 6754. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. NHADACA is solely responsible for all aspects of the program.

PLEASE NOTE: ONLY ONE REGISTRANT PER FORM. FOR MULTIPLE REGISTRANTS YOU MUST REGISTER EACH ONE INDIVIDUALLY. REGISTRATION IS NOT COMPLETE OR GUARANTEED UNTIL PAYMENT IS RECEIVED.  PAYMENT BY MEANS OTHER THAN CREDIT CARD MAY SLOW DOWN COMPLETION OF REGISTRATION.  CHECKS AND CASH ARE STILL ACCEPTED, HOWEVER, YOUR REGISTRATION WILL BE PLACED ON A WAIT LIST UNTIL PAYMENT IS RECEIVED.  WE STRONGLY ENCOURAGE PAYMENT BY CREDIT CARD FOR TRAININGS OF HIGH DEMAND TOPICS.  THANK YOU.

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