Improving the treatment of substance use disorder
The Institute for Research, Education and Training in Addictions (IRETA) is a public health nonprofit in Pittsburgh, PA. We help helpers do what they do…better.
Your Client Isn’t “Acting Out”: They’re Having a Trauma Response
Wednesday, June 8, 2022 – 1:30-3:00PM EST
Clients aren’t “resistant” or “acting out” – they’re inadequately warmed up to change. As clinicians, it is our job to help them lower their anxiety, stay engaged in the process, and increase their emotional, physical, and spiritual capacity.
Presenter: Jean Campbell, LCSW, SEP, TEP
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Scaife Medical Student Fellowship in Substance Use Disorders
This Fellowship is a specialized, intensive learning experience about addiction and its treatment. The application period for the 2022 Scaife sessions is now closed. Applicants can expect to hear about acceptance decisions in late March.
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