Date & Time
Friday, January 24, 2020 8:30 am
Ends at 12:15 PM
Maryland Center for Addiction Treatment
11100 Billingsley Rd
This free training includes a combination of lecture, participant brainstorming and self-assessment. This training will offer an introduction to different models of intervention and basic skills necessary for an interventionist.
• Identify common myths & risk factors associated with Substance Use Disorders
• Identify common models of intervention
• Identify the RCA model of intervention
• Identify common challenges associated with interventions
• Identify PCB ethical standards for certified interventionists
Recovery Centers of America is a NAADAC approved education provider (#155307). This course qualifies for 3 contact hours. NAADAC approved CE(s) are accepted by most state licensing and certification boards. Please contact your credentialing board or visit NAADAC’s website for CE acceptance information: www.naadac.org/naadac-ce-acceptance.
Robert Strauber, CIP, CAI-II, CFRS, CRS
Rob Strauber is a Nationally Certified Intervention Professional, ARISE Invitational Interventionist and Certified Recovery Specialist. As a person in long term recovery, Rob has witnessed first-hand the devastation that Substance Use Disorder can bring to the individual and their families. Rob works at Recovery Centers of America as an interventionist, family change agent, and an advocate for recovery. The need for a professional to help guide a family through a process of intervention, education and recovery can be very valuable by getting ahead of the addiction and helping the afflicted individual access treatment often times before they are actually “ready” or “hit bottom”. Rob has performed over 800 interventions to date.
Joani Gammill, AD, AIS
Joani is a former registered nurse, having worked in the hospital setting, primarily the neonatal unit/intensive care from 1978 until 1996. From there she transitioned to an alcohol and drug rehab in a state-run facility called The Hope House in Crownsville, Maryland, for seven years.
Since undergoing a life-altering intervention by Dr. Phil McGraw on a televised yearly TV special, “Escaping Addiction,” in May 2005, she has dedicated her career to doing interventions full time with her own company, Joani The Interventionist. Joani is a talented, sought after interventionist and an engaging, inspiring speaker.
She has effectively taken her and her families dark past of substance use disorder and utilized that past to benefit others, through education, intervention and advocating for this still misunderstood disorder. Her passion found her.