A 6 hour training event with Jack Genakos
8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (registration begins at 8:00 a.m.)
PRESENTATION: This interactive, multimedia training is designed for professionals working in the field of substance use and mental health disorders. When working with this population it is incumbent on service providers to be conversant with the biopsychosocial effects that result from substance misuse. This presentation will provide detailed information on the history, pharmacology, use patterns and current trends associated with common and emerging substances of misuse. As a result of this training, participants will be able to:
- Recognize the progression from substance use to a substance use disorder;
- understand the biopsychosocial effects of various substances;
- develop a greater understanding of current trends in substance misuse; and
- Gain knowledge related to the treatment of substance use disorders.
PRESENTER: Jack Genakos MLADC has been working in the field of Substance Use and Co-Occurring Disorders since 1979. He is currently practicing as an Outpatient SUD Counselor at Southeastern NH Services in Dover, NH. Jack has worked with adults, adolescents, and their families in outpatient and inpatient settings including the Veteran’s Administration, Hampstead Hospital, Seaborne Hospital, and Catholic Medical Center. He served as a Student Assistance Counselor at Londonderry Middle School in Londonderry, NH for over ten years. Jack has provided training, counseling and consultation services to Rockingham and Strafford County Houses of Correction, Southern New Hampshire University, New Hampshire Technical Institute, and the University of New Hampshire. He has also had extensive experience working with First Nations Residential School Survivors in New Brunswick, Canada. Jack holds a Master of Education degree in Leisure Studies and Therapeutic Recreation from Boston University, and is currently licensed as a Master Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor in New Hampshire.
Fee: NHADACA Members: $55; Non-Members $65; *NBCC add $5. Lunch is on your own. For registration information contact: 603-225-7060, firstname.lastname@example.org
6 Contact Hours Available
Certified Prevention Specialist Category: 2 & 6
LADC/MLADC Categories of Competence: 14-16, 18
CRSW Performance Domains: 3
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. THANK YOU.