Addictions, Drug & Alcohol Institute

Virtual Event: Addressing Substance Use Disorder – The Path Forward (Oct. 12)

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October 12, 2021, 8:30am-4pm PT
Tickets: $35-50
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This one-day informative and educational virtual conference is being hosted by the Washington State Nursing Care Quality Assurance Commission (NCQAC) and will feature presentations from ADAI Principal Research Scientist Caleb Banta-Green, PhD, Dr. Saundra Jain, MA, PsyD, LPC of the University of Texas at Austin, and Dr. John Kelly, PhD, ABPP of Harvard University.

You’ll learn about:

  • Overcoming stigma, shifting from exclusion and blame toward support and compassion
  • Trends in providing access to treatment
  • Integrated care and the use of medications for treatment
  • The growing use of peer support services

In addition, presentations focused on Caring for the Caregiver will address personal recovery and resilience, health promotion and self-care.

6 Continuing Education hours will be offered with attendance.