Continuing Education Event – Complex PTSD: How It Impacts Individuals with Substance Use Disorders – webinar – 6/8/2021
A vast majority of people with Substance Use Disorder have also experienced some type of trauma in their lives resulting in Complex PTSD. This training will help clinicians strengthen their skills in providing trauma-informed treatment to individuals living with Complex PTSD and Substance Use Disorders. This will be accomplished by enhancing clinicians understanding of the effects of both trauma and substance use on the brain and exploring effective methods of helping people heal from trauma.
• Understand the effects of substance use and trauma on brain functioning
• Differentiate between types of trauma and the components of trauma-informed care
• Discuss the implications of trauma and ACES for individuals with SUD
• Become familiar with effective treatments for people with traumatic exposure and substance use
Recovery Centers of America has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 7002. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Recovery Centers of America is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs. This course qualifies for 2 credit hours.
Trish Caldwell MFT LPC CAADC CCDP-D CCTP
Vice President of Family and Clinical Programming
Trish Caldwell, MFT, LPC, CCDP-D, CAADC, CCTP is a licensed clinician, marriage, and family therapist and is certified in both co-occurring disorders and substance use.
Trish has been a therapist for over 25 years and has worked extensively with families, adults, and adolescents with co-occurring behavioral health and substance use disorders in various settings including outpatient, residential, schools, and community agencies. She is trained in DBT and is a Certified Trauma Professional and a Certified Mentor Trainer of Trauma. Additionally, Trish created the first Young Offenders Treatment Program in Delaware County, serving first time offenders with Drug charges.
Trish has been the Keynote speaker for the PAYS Summit, the Suicide Prevention Conference, and Magellan behavioral health conference. Additionally, she has provided in-service training for several PA school districts and has trained law enforcement officers on drug trends for the CIT program. She has also presented at the Annual Trauma conference, the Cape Cod Symposium, and the annual conference for the American Association for Marriage and family Therapists (AAMFT). Trish specializes in ADHD, opioid use in young adults, trauma-informed care, developmental trauma, trauma and substance use disorders, trauma and the family system, family engagement, and substance use for today’s teens. Trish holds her MFT from Drexel University and is licensed and certified in the state of PA.
During her career, Trish has held a variety of clinical and leadership roles. Additionally, she is a member of the NOPE task force and Partners for Success Coalition, and she holds a private practice specializing in adolescents and young adults who have been diagnosed with ADHD or Trauma.