Other Workshop Topics and Seminars
 
The same topic may appear under several headings. The list of topics is divided by category; Criminal justice, Substance Abuse, Dying, Death and Bereavement, Adult Learning, Organization and Leadership. The substance abuse section is broken into sub categories.
 
 
Substance Abuse
 
General
  • An Overview of Addiction and Treatment: The Basics 101
  • Causes of Addiction and Modalities for Treatment
  • Psychopharmacology of Addiction: Implications for Treatment and Relapse
  • Psychopharmacology of Relapse: Implications for Treatment
  • Group Therapy in Substance Abuse Treatment
  • Learning to Facilitate Recovery Training Groups
  • Core Competencies for Clergy and Other Pastoral Ministers In Addressing Alcohol and Drug Dependence and the Impact On Family Members
 
Assessment
  • Interviewing Skills 101
  • Rationale and Benefits of Standardized Assessments Instruments
  • The Correct Administration and Application of the Addiction Severity Index (ASI)
  • The Clinical Significance of the Addiction Severity Index (ASI): Patient Placement and Treatment Planning
  • Clinical, Program Evaluation, and Research Utility of the Addiction Severity Index (ASI), a Standardized Screening and Assessment Instrument
  • The Correct Administration and Application of the Comprehensive Adolescent Severity Inventory (CASI)
  • The Clinical Significance of the Comprehensive Adolescent Severity Inventory (CASI): Patient Placement and Treatment Planning
  • Clinical, Program Evaluation, and Research Utility of the Comprehensive Adolescent Severity Inventory (CASI), a Standardized Screening and Assessment Instrument
  • Supervising the ASI
  • The ASI and Patient Placement Decision Making
  • The ASI & Treatment Planning
  • The Stages of Change: Implications for Treatment Matching
  • Assessing Relapse Potential Utilizing the Addiction Severity Index (ASI)and the American Society of Addiction Medicine's (ASAM) Dimension's of Assessment; Implications for Client / Offender Treatment and Management
 
Clinical Supervision
  • Clinical Supervision and the Stages of Counselor Development
 
Co-occurring
  • Substance Abuse Treatment for Persons with Co-Occurring Disorders
  • Relapse Prevention and the Dual Diagnosed Client
 
Dying, Death and Bereavement
  • Dying, Death and Bereavement: Psycho-Social Issues
 
HIV /AIDS
  • An Overview of HIV / AIDS and other Substance Abuse-Related Infectious Diseases: Assessment and Treatment Implications
  • Care and Treatment of Persons Living With HIV /AIDS
  • HIV Testing: Pre, During and Post Test Counseling Issues
  • HIV / AIDS Prevention: Risk Reduction Practices
  • Psycho-Social Issues in HIV / AIDS Palliative Care
  • Dying, Death and Bereavement: Psycho-Social Issues
 
Interventions
  • The National Institute on Alcoholism and Alcohol Abuse's (NIAAA), Motivational Enhancement Therapy (MET) from Project Match
  • The National Institute on Alcoholism and Alcohol Abuse's (NIAAA), Cognitive Behavioral Coping Skills Therapy from Project Match
  • The National Institute on Alcoholism and Alcohol Abuse's (NIAAA), 12 Step Facilitation Therapy from Project Match
  • The National Institute on Drug Abuse's (NIDA) Cognitive and Behavioral Treatment Approaches
  • The National Institute on Drug Abuse's (NIDA) Community Reinforcement Plus Vouchers
  • The National Institute on Drug Abuse's (NIDA) Individual Drug Counseling Approach
  • National Institute on Drug Abuse's Recovery Training and Self Help (RTSH): a proven and Effective Relapse Prevention Program
  • The National Institute on Drug Abuse's Cue Extinction, a proven and Effective Relapse Prevention Program
  • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's (SAMHSA), Anger Management for Substance Abuse and Mental Health Clients
  • The Matrix Intensive Outpatient Treatment for People with Stimulant Use Disorders Approach and Package
  • Intensive Outpatient Treatment Programming
 
Pharmacotherapy and Treatment
  • Pharmacotherapy and Treatment: Naltrexone, Methadone, Buprenorphine and Suboxone
 
Patient Placement
  • The Rationale and Benefits of Implementing Uniform Patient Placement Criteria (UPPC) in the Treatment of Substance Abuse
  • Making Patient Placement and Level of Care Recommendations: Life and Death Decisions
  • Rationale and Benefits of the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) Patient Placement Criteria
  • Making Patient Placement and Level of Care Recommendations Using the American Society of Addiction Medicine's (ASAM) Patient Placement Criteria
  • Writing Clear, Concise, and Clinically Defensible Justifications for Patient Placement and Level of Care Recommendations.
  • Rationale and Benefits of the Level of Care Utilization System (LOCUS).
  • Making Patient Placement and Level of Care Recommendations Using the Level of Care Utilization System (LOCUS).
 
Relapse
  • Relapse, and Relapse Prevention Planning
  • Relapse and Response in Drug Courts: What is Clinically Appropriate?
  • Assessing "Relapse Potential" utilizing the American Society of Addiction Medicine's (ASAM) Dimensions of Assessment
  • Assessing Relapse Potential Utilizing the Addiction Severity Index (ASI)and the American Society of Addiction Medicine's (ASAM) Dimension's of Assessment; Implications for Client / Offender Treatment and Management
  • Recovery Training and Self Help (RTSH): A proven and Effective Relapse Prevention Program
  • Cue Extinction, a proven and Effective Relapse Prevention Program
 
Treatment Planning
  • Case Management and the Recovery Continuum of Care
  • Client Centered, Recovery Oriented Treatment Planning Using the Addiction Severity Index (ASI).
  • Client Centered, Recovery Oriented Treatment Planning Using the American Society of Addiction Medicines (ASAM) Patient Placement Criteria
  • Client Centered, Recovery Oriented Treatment Planning Using the Addiction Severity Index (ASI) and the American Society of Addiction Medicines (ASAM) Patient Placement Criteria
  • SMART Treatment Planning
 
Web Based Systems
  • Web Based Performance Improvement Systems: A Strategy for Effective Treatment and Improved Outcomes.
 
Evidence Based - Proven Effective - Designed for Transfer