Date & Time
Wednesday, May 29, 2019 9:00 am
Ends at 12:00 PM
Sayreville Police Department
1000 Main St, Sayreville
Crisis Intervention Training for First Responders
This training will address common issues today’s first responders face when dealing with those impacted with substance use and co-occurring disorders. It will explore the effects substances may have on the individual the first responder is attempting to help, identify common signs of withdrawn, and will address the best interventions to ensure safety for both the first responders and the individual. Education regarding the disease model of substance use disorders common signs and symptoms will also be provided. This training will also explore co-occurring disorders, including PTSD, and identify common symptoms and behaviors that may impact the interactions of the first responder. This training will conclude by discussing the services RCA offers and ways to access these services.
Trish Caldwell MFT, LPC, CCDP-D, CAADC, CCTP, Family Services Director for Recovery Centers of America and is also an adjunct professor at Jefferson University. Trish 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.