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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

 

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

The Importance of Nutritional Consultations and Foods that cause diseases and Foods that may help disease. The Herbal Medicine System .Review the Neurotransmitter (Proteins) and Endocrine and Endocannabinoid (Fats) System. Psychedelics. Mindfulness and Meditation.

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

No April, June, or July dates in Miami

 

August 5 & 6, 2023  (Date change)  

Auriculotherapy, Cranial-Cervical Nerve Augmentation, & The P300 Diagnosis & Treatment in 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 September or October live class in Miami

November 11-12   

Crisis Management and Intervention Models in Addictions

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 Addictions 

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  (updated class replacement)

Interpersonal Wellness Interventions

Quality of relationships and mental health.  An experiential weekend workshop to strengthen clinicians knowledge and skills in Interpersonal wellness theory and intervention.

Gemma Andayak, Ph.D., LCPC, LCADC, LCADC-S

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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