Crown Plaza Hotel – Reading, PA
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
A Common Vision of Recovery
This workshop provides an overview of addiction, mental illness and co-occurring disorders. Participants will compare the common aspects and differences relative to the recovery process for addiction and mental illness. The training strives to provide persons in attendance a better understanding of how to reach a common vision of recovery.
A basic course on the theory of addiction, the effects of drugs and alcohol on the brain, and basic pharmacology.
Course provides the information needed in order to comply with the applicable Federal and State laws and regulations. This training is a foundation course for anyone working in the field of substance abuse treatment.
Screening and Assessment
This course addresses the requirements for drug and alcohol screening and assessment of adults in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The requires components of each tool, emergent care issues, screening options, level of case management determination, interviewing techniques and review of the DSM-IV R Criteria for Substance Use Disorders will be covered.