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Free Addiction Treatment CEU and New Jersey Professional Networking Event for Addiction Treatment Professionals January 29, 2020

“Overview and Didactic Presentation on Medically Assisted Treatment”

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“The Role of MAT in an abstinent Based Treatment Program: Tapering vs Maintenance and other Issues”

A free CEU seminar with luncheon and local professional networking event, presented by Dr. Rob White, DNP, APN, BC, with a Question and Answer Session moderated by Marc Wurgaft, LCADC, LCSW

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Event Details:

Date: Wednesday, January 29th, 2020
Time: 12:30 PM – 4:30 PM
Location: The Counseling Center at Cherry Hill
Address: 950 Kings Hwy. N. St. 304 Cherry Hill, NJ 08034 (directions)

Agenda
12:30 PM: Complimentary Lunch Served / Introduction and Welcome – Marc Wurgaft, LCADC, LCSW, Executive Director, The Counseling Center at West Caldwell
12:45 PM: Presentation – “Overview and Didactic Presentation on Medically Assisted Treatment” – Dr. Rob White, DNP, APN, BC
2 PM: Break
2:20 PM: Presentation – “The Role of MAT in an abstinent Based Treatment Program: Tapering vs Maintenance and other Issues” – Dr. Rob White, DNP, APN, BC
3: 35 PM: Question and Answer Session with the Presenter – Moderated by Marc Wurgaft, LCADC, LCSW
4:15 PM: Distribution of Certificates of Completion

Learning Objectives:

  • To explain and delineate Medically Assisted Treatment in a Substance Abuse Treatment Program
  • To explain the different components of MAT: ie: Suboxone, Naltrexone, and Vivitrol
  • To demonstrate how MAT and traditional clinical treatment compliment the client’s recovery
  • To address the issue of long term MAT maintenance vs. short term MAT tapering

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Target Audience:
Substance Abuse practitioners and clinicians; Healthcare professionals; Mental Health professionals

Content Level:
All levels: Entry level, Experienced Level, Supervisory Level

Instructor Biographie:
Dr. Rob White, DNP, APN, BC
Robert White is a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner and a Family Nurse Practitioner specializing in therapy and psycho-pharmacological treatment across the life span. A graduate of The College of New Jersey and Rutgers University, he also received his Doctorate of Nursing Practice from Rutgers University. Dr. White has over 20 years of practice working in the field of mental health and substance abuse.

Amount & Type of CE Credit Offered:
3 Clinical CE Credits
4 Substance Abuse CE Credits

Registration Deadline:   Monday, January 27, 2020

Cancellation Policy: Please email Shea Lowery at SLowery@TheCounselingCenter.com or call 856-685-5800

Information for requesting accessibility accommodations: Please email Shea Lowery at SLowery@TheCounselingCenter.com or call 856-685-5800

Course Completion Requirements: To complete this course attendees must remain to the end of the training, and hand in a completed Conference evaluation form to the administrative staff at the completion of the training. Course completion certificates will be handed out by the administrative staff at the end of the training upon receipt of a completed Conference Evaluation.

For further information, please contact Shea Lowery at 856-685-5800 or SLowery@TheCounselingCenter.com

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Getting Started
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The Counseling Center at Cherry Hill is an outpatient addiction treatment center for adults and adolescents seeking treatment for addiction, alcoholism, and co-occurring disorders associated with addiction and substance use. The Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) combines evidence-based, state of the art treatment with 12 Step principles. The IOP is an intense, focused experience designed to enable sober and productive living.

IOP may be recommended for individuals who do not require medically supervised detoxification, and who live within driving distance of the center, and for individuals who have recently completed residential treatment (rehab) and are in the early stages of recovery.

Eligibility for the IOP is based on a clinical assessment. Treatment is individualized, and full information on program options, costs, and schedules will be available after assessment.

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