Event: Substance Use Disorders in SWVA – Oct. 27 – Radford University

Sep 28, 2018 | Continuing Education, Event | 0 comments

Substance Use Disorders in SWVA: Establishing Connections and Networks

Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018
Radford University
Kyle Hall 340

8 A.M. TO 4:30 P.M.
Lunch provided

Learning Objectives
Define the Addiction Process • Describe the Trends of Substance Use Disorders Within Local Communities • Ethical Application of 42 CFR Part 2 • Engage in Motivational Interviewing • Identify Treatment and Prevention Strategies in the Community • Explore Recovery and Relapse Treatment for Substance Use Disorders • Recognize Effective Communication to Assist in Recovery • Assess Harm Reduction Strategies

Morning – Plenary Sessions

KEYNOTE SPEAKER
• Jean Bennett, Ph.D., regional administrator, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Foundations of Addiction

SPEAKERS INCLUDE:
• Mary McMasters, M.D., DFASAM, addiction specialist, Virginia Department of Health
• Gail Taylor, director, Virginia office of Behavioral Health and Wellness
• Special Agent Chad O. Brown, Virginia State Police
• Sue Cantrell, M.D., Pharm director, LENOWISCO Health District
• Chris Alderman, peer recovery specialist, New River Valley Community Services
• O. Pryor Green, Virginia Department of Corrections
• Teresa Van Nostrand, Ph.D., Virginia Department of Corrections

Afternoon – Breakout Sessions

TOPICS INCLUDE:
SBIRT and Motivational Interviewing • Ethics and 42 CFR • Enforcement of Drug Laws and Pharmaceutical Regulations • Treatment, Recovery and Relapse

Free conference with cost of $40 for Continuing Education Units from Nursing, Social Work, and Psychology

Questions and Information:
Radford University School of Nursing Grant Office
kshumaker7@radford.edu
540-831-7185

REGISTER ONLINE at www.radford.edu/sudswva
Seating Limited, Register by Oct. 20, 2018

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