Pennsylvanians: IRETA webinars are approved by the Pennsylvania Certification Board to provide credits for addictions practitioners and they satisfy Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs, Division of Drug and Alcohol Program Licensure training hour requirements.

New Yorkers: Although we are no longer providing NY OASAS CEUs, please note that New York does accept NAADAC.

Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Substance Use Disorders: From Theory to Practice

May 29, 2019, 2:00pm ET, featuring Heather Fulton, PhD

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Presenter:

Heather Fulton, PhD, is a Registered Psychologist working at Burnaby Centre for Mental Health and Addiction located just outside of Vancouver, BC, Canada. It is a publicly funded treatment center for people with severe substance use and mental health disorders. Dr. Fulton is also an Adjunct Faculty Member in the University of British Columbia Department of Psychology and Clinical Instructor in the Department of Psychiatry. You can read more about her at Drheatherfulton.com.

Topic:

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) has been found to be effective for treating a variety of substance use disorders (SUDs). This webinar will review the CBT model of substance use, as well as practical treatment strategies and tools in order to best help individuals affected by SUDs. Resources for further information will be provided.

Integrating CBT, ACT & Mindfulness-Based Therapy for the Treatment of Substance Use Disorders

June 19, 2019, 2:00pm ET, featuring Nick Szubiak, LCSW

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Presenter:

Nick Szubiak, LCSW brings more than 20 years of experience in direct service, administration and clinical experience to the healthcare field. He is the Principal of NSI Consulting, an organization that provides support to integrated healthcare environments. Nick is the former Assistant Vice- President of Addiction and Recovery at the National Council for Behavioral Health. He has provided technical assistance, consultation and training toward bi-directional integration of behavioral health and primary care, medication assisted treatment (MAT), SBIRT, measurement-based care, and population health management. Nick is an adjunct professor at the University of Hawaii, Myron B. Thomas School of Social Work.

Topic:

Addiction is a neurological-biological-behavioral chronic health condition. This webinar integrates our current scientific understanding of addiction with evidence-based practices to support addiction treatment along a continuum of care. The presenter will focus on cognitive behavioral, mindfulness, and acceptance and commitment therapeutic techniques for treating substance use disorders (SUDS). The goal of this webinar is to support education and concrete skill development that providers can use for patients with SUDs.