During the SUDS 101 course, we will go over basics of addiction. What are the fundamental processes that happen and behaviors during addiction, a brief overview of the neurobiology of addiction, substances of interest, their classes, and intoxication symptoms, post-acute withdrawal symptoms, stages of recovery, family dynamics, ways to incorporate substance abuse recovery, and
1. Gain basic understanding of how mental health interplay’s with substance abuse and recovery
2. Learn the differences between use, misuse/abuse, and dependence
3. Discussed how to engage with individuals and families surrounding substance use/abuse
4. Discussed and practiced how to incorporate knowledge surrounding SUDS into daily interactions with clients of interest
About the Trainer:
Jason Deitz is a CADC-III and is currently the IFSP-TAY Program Manager. Jason has many years’ experience working in residential substance abuse, intensive outpatient substance abuse, and day treatment co-occurring experience, as well as lived experience. Jason has worked both in a variety of settings as well as clientele – including adolescents, families, adults, and persons with co-morbidity of housing insecurity, severe mental illness, and substance dependence. He is passionate about helping persons recovery from crippling substance abuse issues.
CEUs: This course is approved for 6.5 hours of continuing education units for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs and/or LEPs as required by the California B.B.S. under CEPA Provider #129412.
Questions? Please contact our Training Division:
Training@communitysolutions.org or 408-846-4791
If you need special accommodations to ensure a comfortable learning experience please contact our Training Division.
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