December 17, 2015 , 8:30 am , 4 pm

130 Pembroke Road Suite 100

Concord, NH

with Peter DalPra, LADC, LCS
A 6 hour training event Thursday, December 17, 20158:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (registration begins at 8:00 a.m.)At NHADACA, 130 Pembroke Road, Suite 100, Concord, NH 03301

DESCRIPTION OF THE PRESENTATION: This training meets the 6 hour HIV/AIDS training requirement for both the LADC and CPS credentials. The goals of this workshop are to increase knowledge about HIV progression and treatment, increase understanding about NH HIV/AIDS EPI profile, and increase awareness of the correlation between HIV/STD/HEP (A, B&C) and TB.   The workshop will also address the utilization of Motivational Enhancement Therapy and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in working with clients at high risk for HIV infection and secondary transmission. Particular attention will be paid to the link between increased infection rate and the current rise of methamphetamine use.   Participants will: gain a basic knowledge about the HIV/AIDS epidemic and will be able to relay this information to their clients; learn strategies to work with their high risk clients utilizing harm reduction techniques; gain increased knowledge about the importance of integrating services of Substance Abuse, Mental Health, HIV/AIDS, housing providers and other community resources to better serve their clients.

CPS Category: HIV                     LADC/MLADC Categories of Competence: 1, 4 – 6, 8, 10 – 13, & 15 – 18

ABOUT THE PRESENTER: Peter DalPra, LADC, LCS, The Director of Adult Residential Services for Phoenix House in the Phoenix House Dublin Center and Phoenix House Sober Living Center at Cornerstone and an associate for LTG Counseling Associates as well as doing his own independent practice, DalPra Counseling Services. He has worked as the Chemical Dependency and HIV/AIDS Case Manager for the former NH Division of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention and Recovery as well as for the Nashua Public Health Department as an HIV/AIDS Street Outreach Worker. A nationally certified trainer in “Preventing HIV Disease Among Substance Abusers;” he is a former Adjunct Faculty member at NH Technical Institute Human Services Department, in Concord, NH. He is also the President of NHADACA and a member of the NH Board of Licensing for Alcohol and Other Drug Use Professionals.

Fee: NHADACA Members $35.00   Non-Members $45.00

For registration information contact: Kim Hyslop 603-225-7060