CE Event: Addiction & Private Practice, MARR Addiction Treatment Center, Friday, 17. May 2019

CE EVENT FOR PROFESSIONALS (3 CE hours approved by LPCA & GAMFT, pending approval from GACA)


COURSE DESCRIPTION 
Since a large percentage of the clients therapists see in their private practice are struggling with addiction issues (either for themselves or a loved one), it is imperative to be aware of and understand the characteristics and symptoms of addictive disorders and addictive thinking. This workshop will assist private practice therapists in recognizing and understanding what they are experiencing with their clients and how to address the issues initially.
LEARNING GOALS AND OBJECTIVES


Participants will be able to recognize the characteristics of addiction and addictive thinking

Participants will be able to verbalize their own perspectives on addiction and working with addicts
Participants will be better prepared to make decisions regarding working with and/or referral for those who are addicted
Participants will be able to identify therapeutic interventions that are effective with clients in differing stages of recovery


Presented by Jim Seckman, MAC, CAC-II, CCS
Jim Seckman, MAC, CACII, CCS has over 25 years experience working in the field of addiction treatment in a variety of clinical settings, including inpatient, outpatient and residential. He is currently CEO of MARR, Inc. He has served as Clinical Director of MARR, the Executive Director of Breakthru House, Coordinator for Addiction Services at Emory University Hospital, Clinical Coordinator for SAFE Recovery Systems, the President of GARR, and on the GACA Ethics Committee. Jim’s goal for training is to equip counselors with the insight, knowledge, and skills necessary to provide the best possible services to their clients.

Friday, 17. May 2019, MARR Addiction Treatment Center, CE Event: Addiction & Private Practice

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