Continuing Education Event – Treating the Family in Addiction: The Forgotten Patient – Waldorf, MDRSVP Here
Date & Time
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 9:00 am
Ends at 12:00 PM
The Maryland Center for Addiction Treatment
11100 Billingsley Rd
This training will explore the importance of family engagement and identify key reasons for the necessity for families to remain engaged in their loved one’s treatment. Participants will explore the historical value of families being involved in substance use treatment, how familiar roles can affect treatment and the messages received by their loved one currently in treatment and learn effective family therapy tools to help engage families.
• Identify 5 reasons for families to remain involved
• Identify 5 familiar patterns learned within a family system
• Provide basic understanding of the goals of family therapy
• Learn 3 different family therapy approaches that can be used to engage families
Trish Caldwell, MFT, LPC, CCDP-D, CAADC, CCTP, the Family Services Director for Recovery Centers of America, a therapist with a private practice, a contracted speaker for agencies and school districts, and a current adjunct instructor at Jefferson University. In addition to family therapy, she specializes in trauma, substance use disorders, ADHD, and the adolescent and young adult populations. Her prior work experience includes her work as the clinical manager and supervisor in substance use treatment and has worked closely with the drug courts, probation and judges in Delaware and Montgomery Counties. Additionally, Trish created the first Young Offenders Treatment Program in Delaware County, serving first time offenders with Drug charges. Trish has extensive training in treating trauma and substance use disorders throughout her 25 year career.
*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.*