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         PROGRAM SCHEDULE

Start any date in any order in Las Vegas and/or Miami 
Any Ten of the 15 hour weekend courses earn the C.Ad.
All 20 weekend Courses earn the DACACD, Diplomate in Addictions & Compulsive Disorders
3 Week Clinical Residency Earns an Additional 150 Hours Towards Diplomate
Take any individual Module to earn 14 to 15 CEU's

2022 MIAMI BEACH DATES 

Ramada Plaza Marco Polo Beach Resort

 

Dec. 3 & 4, 2022

Developing & Integrating Addiction Treatment Programs with Mental Health & Drug Addicted Clients The human services business challenges. Developing addiction program public & private. Developing mental health program. Funding issues for substance abuse and mental health. Operational Issues and problematic issues. Licensure requirements  

Instructor:  Phil Diaz, MSW, LLD (H), DACACD

2023 Dates:

No January Live Classes

Miami Beach:  Ramada Plaza Marco Polo Beach Resort

February 4 & 5, 2023   

Preventing Professional Burnout in Addiction Treatment 

Job burnout is a kind of exhaustion-both physical and emotional - that has become epidemic in the helping professions. Those who experience it describe it as a feeling of emptiness or depletion, a sense of being weighed down or trapped. Organizational & individual-level contributors to burnout.  Systemic issues contributing to burnout.  

Instructor:  William Berry, LMHC, CAP, DACACD

March 11-12     

Forensic Toxicology, Lab Testing; Detoxing from Substances of Abuse, & Medical Assisted Treatment 

Freedom from all drugs, Detoxing from substances of abuse and medical assisted treatments, including lab testing and transitioning off all substance dependency.

Instructor: Michael Schaefer, DC, OMD, MD, MPH, MCAP, DACACD

May  20 & 21 

Medicinal Herbs and Addictions: From Remedies to Psychedelics, Understanding the Endocannabinoid System

Instructor: Lynn Lafferty, Pharm.D. MBA, N.D., CNC,  DACBN

No April, or June dates in Miami

July 15 & 16     

Auriculotherapy, Cranial-Cervical Nerve Augmentation, Treating The Five Addictions

Overview of Auriculotherapy –The 4 Cranial Nerves of the ear. General Principles, use in Diagnosis, & Management of Withdrawal. Treatment Goals

Instructor: Jay M. Holder, D.C., CAP, CASAP, DACACD

No August, September or October live class in Miami

November 11-12   

Crisis Management and Intervention Models

in Substance Abuse

Our primary goal in a crisis is to identify, assess, intervene and manage to return the individual to his/her prior level of functioning as quickly as possible; and to lessen any negative impact on their future mental health. 

Instructor: Eloy Salinas

 

December 9-10      

Recovery Support, Aftercare, & Self-Help For Out Patient Treatment for Drug Addictions

AA Model, Recovery Support, Housing Job Training, Logo Therapy, Developing Meaning To Life. The Process of Recovery.

Instructor:  Phil Diaz, MSW, LLD (H), DACACD

Las Vegas: Oyo Hotel

March 25 & 26   

Crisis Management and Intervention Models

in Substance Abuse

Our primary goal in a crisis is to identify, assess, intervene and manage to return the individual to his/her prior level of functioning as quickly as possible; and to lessen any negative impact on their future mental health.

Instructor:   Sgt. Eloy Salinas, CFBC, CNDASI, MHFA Y/A, C.Ad. DACACD

April 29 & 30     

Counselling Methods Implementing Stages of Change for Substance Use Disorders & Process Addictions

Instructor:  Luke Hatch, LCSW, C.Ad., DACACD

June 10 & 11       

Auriculotherapy, Cranial-Cervical Nerve Augmentation, Treating The Five Addictions

Overview of Auriculotherapy –The 4 Cranial Nerves of the ear. General Principles, use in Diagnosis, & Management of Withdrawal. Treatment Goals

Instructor: Jay M. Holder, D.C., CAP, CASAP, DACACD

September 9 & 10  

Nutritional Strategies in Substance Abuse & Compulsive Disorders

Instructor:  Ron Jahner, N.D., C.Ad., L.Ac., DACACD

October 21 & 22  

Forensic Toxicology, Lab Testing; Detoxing from Substances of Abuse, & Medical Assisted Treatment

Freedom from all drugs, Detoxing from substances of abuse and medical assisted treatments, including lab testing and transitioning off all substance dependency.

Instructor: Michael Schaefer, DC, OMD, MD, MPH, MCAP, DACACD

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