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W29 | Chemical Dependency: Disease? Disorder? Or just a good thing gone bad?

 Export to Your Calendar 2/21/2020
When: Friday, February 21, 2020
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM PST
Where: Online
United States
Contact: 480-575-6853


Online registration is available until: 2/20/2020
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IITAP is proud to announce our Webinar Series! We will continue to roll out LIVE Online Web Training Courses throughout 2020. The webinars will be on various topics and facilitated by experts in the field of sex addiction. Each webinar awards (4) CEs.

Webinars are limited to 40 people

Pricing: CSATs, CPTTs, PSAPs, ASATs: $175 per training or purchase a *bundle of 4 trainings for $600 
*Bundle Option: Select and purchase the bundle option on the 1st of 4 webinars, then use the designated PROMO Code, provided on the event's "thank you" page, to register for your 2nd, 3rd and 4th webinars. The bundle option is only applicable to this series of webinars; it can not be applied to webinars scheduled after December 2020.

Non-CSAT Licensed Clinicians (space permitting): $200 per training

Participant Requirements: Attendees will be required to have a laptop with audio and a video camera to participate in training.  Each training will be conducted via zoom.com. Instructions to attain zoom login information will be emailed out prior to each training.

Cancellation Policy:  All webinars registrations are final and non-refundable. 

It is the responsibility of the participant to be on time and participate for the entire webinar to earn the 4 CE's. The participant is responsible for their hardware, software, and connectivity to the webinar session.


Chemical Dependency: Disease? Disorder? Or just a good thing gone bad?

Facilitated By: Jerry L. Law, D. Min., MDAAC, CIP, CSAT-Candidate

Date: Friday, February 21, 2020 

Time: 8:00am - 12:00pm PST

 

As enlightened as we claim to be in the 21st Century, the misconceptions and misunderstandings about Substance Use Disorders continue to flourish.  In this presentation, Dr Jerry Law will share insights from his own personal journey into the pit of addiction and back out again, along with practical solutions, evidence based responses to the disease/disorder controversy and common sense approaches to supporting individuals and families seeking hope and help in recovery 

Objectives:
  1. Upon completion, attendees will have an awareness of the journey into Chemical Dependency and gain tools to assist clients in better understanding this malady.
  2. Following this presentation, participants will be able to explain the differences between, use, abuse and dependency.
  3. Attendees will gain insights into the Tolerance/Withdrawal progression and what happens to the brain during this cycle.
  4. Participants will gain a list of resources for use in their practice, including books, websites, videos and will guide them in the treatment of Substance Use Disorders.

About Jerry L. Law, D. Min., MDAAC, CIP, CSAT-Candidate:

Jerry L. Law, D. Min., MDAAC, CIP, CSAT-Candidate Serves as the Executive Director of Gentle Path at The Meadows and Willow House at The Meadows, residential programs specializing in relationship disorders, sex addiction, substance abuse disorders and co-occurring behavioral health disorders. Dr. Law is a Board Certified Counselor, a Board Certified Intervention Professional and a Master Certified Drug Alcohol and Addictions Counselor.  Jerry brings compassion and a first-hand understanding about how critical it is to break the cycle of addiction in the professional world as well as within the family.
 
Prior to assuming the Executive Director Role and Gentle Path and Willow House, Jerry served as Director of Family Education and Leadership Training for Meadows Behavioral Healthcare.  In this role, Jerry worked closely with the clinical teams and offered education and support to family members while their loved one is in treatment.  Recognizing that addiction and behavioral health disorders are family diseases, Jerry also knows the importance of family support in the recovery process.  We live in community and we must heal in community.
 
As Executive Director, Jerry oversees the day-to-day operations of the programs and works closely with the clinical team in providing world-class treatment as well as advocating for service excellence in the care provided.  He works closely with Senior Fellows, Dr. Patrick Carnes and Dr. Stefanie Carnes in the ongoing development and implementation of program curriculum ensuring the continuity of care The Meadows is known for throughout the world.
 
Dr. Law also serves as Vice Chair of The Association of Intervention Specialists and networks with Intervention Professionals throughout the world. Jerry believes in Interventions conducted with love, care and concern. He facilitates Interventions for Eating Disorders, Chemical Dependency and Sex Addiction and other Process Addictions and has been named one of the Top Ten Interventionists in the United States.


  

The International Institute for Trauma & Addiction Professionals (IITAP) is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. IITAP maintains responsibility for this program and its content.  Training is Live Online for 3.5 Credit Hours.

This course has been approved by the International Institute for Trauma & Addiction Professionals (IITAP, LLC), as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #92253.  IITAP is responsible for all aspects of the programing. Training is Live Online for 3.5 contact hours.

 International Institute for Trauma & Addiction Professionals (IITAP, LLC), Provider # 135430 is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LMFT’s, LCSW’s, LPCC’s and LEP’s. IITAP maintains responsibility for the program and all its content. Training is Live Online for 3.5 contact hours.

International Institute for Trauma & Addiction Professionals (IITAP, LLC) is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0224. Training is live online for 3.5 contact hours.

International Institute for Trauma & Addiction Professionals (IITAP, LLC) is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed marriage and family therapists. #MFT-0031.Training is live online for 3.5 contact hours.

International Institute for Trauma & Addiction Professionals (IITAP, LLC) is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors. #MHC-0060. Training is live online for 3.5 contact hours.

IITAP is an NBCC-Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP™) and may offer NBCC-approved clock hours for events that meet NBCC requirements. IITAP is solely responsible for all aspects of the program. This program qualifies for 3.5 Clock Hours as approved by NBCC Provider #6251.

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