TRAINING: Neuroscience and the Brain – Understanding Substance Use, Mental Health, and Gambling Disorders
Friday, May 20, 2016
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
McGlinn Conference Center
460 St. Bernardine Street, Reading, PA 19607
Trainer: Dr. Paula Sanchez, Med., LPC, NCC, CSMS
An understanding of neuroscience and brain functioning is essential to properly respond to substance use, mental health, and gambling disorders. The Neuroscience and the Brain – Understanding Substance Use, Mental Health, and Gambling Disorders Training explores the neurophysiology of the brain and interaction of neurotransmitters with mood, anxiety, substance use, and gambling disorders. Screening tools for these disorders are then examined as a means of conducting a comprehensive assessment.
This training has been developed for staff from social service agencies and/or any mental health professional. 6.0 CAC and LSW credits will be offered for the workshop. This training is provided for FREE by the Council on Chemical Abuse and the Council on Compulsive Gambling of PA, Inc.
The NEUROSCIENCE AND THE BRAIN Training has reached its full capacity. If you are interested in being placed on a waiting list for this training and/or future COCA events, please call the Training Coordinator at (610) 376-8669, Ext. 101.
View the flyer HERE.