Recovery Out Loud
Ethical Referrals for Substance Abuse Treatment

Ethical Referrals for Substance Abuse Treatment

March 25, 2022

In this one hour webinar presented by Dr. Everett Lamb, you will: -Learn to recognize the most common co-occurring disorders among people with substance use disorders. -Discuss the ethical issues involved in serving clients with substance abuse disorders. -Explore the ethics choices involved in referring clients to substance abuse treatment. -Identify the different levels of care for substance abuse treatment available. Distinguish how substance abuse treatment differs from mental health therapy. For information about Niznik Behavioral Health, including upcoming CE webinars, visit us online at www.niznikhealth.com.

Addressing Teen Substance Abuse: Presented to Miami-Dade County Schools

Addressing Teen Substance Abuse: Presented to Miami-Dade County Schools

February 4, 2022

This episode of Recovery Out Loud features audio from a recent presentation with Miami-Dade County Schools addressing ways educators and school administers can help address substance abuse among teens. Addiction treatment specialist David Duffy and outreach coordinator Laura Kennedy join Noelle to answer some common questions about teen substance abuse and addiction treatment. 

 

For more information about Safe Landing Recovery, visit us here: https://www.safelandingrecovery.com/

Understanding Eating Disorders in the LGBTQIA+ Community

Understanding Eating Disorders in the LGBTQIA+ Community

January 25, 2022

In this one-hour webinar, our expert panel discusses how sexuality and/or gender identity can impact eating disorder development, treatment, and recovery. 

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand how oppression related to sexual and gender identity may impact the development and maintenance of eating disorders
  • Increase knowledge of ways to work with eating disorders and when to refer
  • Increase understanding of the importance of multidisciplinary treatment as well as support communities when working with LGBTQIA+ clients with eating disorders

Our Panelists:

Dr. Steffanie Grossman, Licensed Psychologist

Malak Saddy, RD, LD/N, CEDS-S

Noelle Carmen, host and moderator

For more about Recovery Out Loud, visit our website: www.niznikhealth.com/resources/recovery-out-loud/

View the video for this episode here:

https://www.niznikhealth.com/resources/recovery-out-loud/eating-disorders-lgbtqia-community/

And learn more about Eating Disorders Solutions here:

https://eatingdisordersolutions.com/lgbtq-eating-disorders/

Interventions: What Every Clinician Should Know

Interventions: What Every Clinician Should Know

December 6, 2021

In this one-hour webinar, participants learn to help clients who need intervention for substance abuse. We discuss family dynamics, approaching intervention, and where clinical modalities and intervention intersect. We look forward to connecting with you and feel free to share your own experience with intervention.

Learning Objectives Include:

  • Overview of interventions
  • Understanding family dynamics throughout the process
  • Gain insight on intervention from the client’s perspective
  • Learn how an interventionist and a clinician work together for their clients

Featured Panelists
Tim Ryan, interventionist, author, speaker, Executive Recruiter and Consultant
Jennifer Gimenez, interventionist, speaker, activist
David Marion, interventionist, author, recovery advocate
Noelle Carmen, host and moderator

For more about Recovery Out Loud, visit our website: www.niznikhealth.com/resources/recovery-out-loud/

View the video for this episode here: https://www.niznikhealth.com/resources/recovery-out-loud/interventions-what-clinicians-should-know/

Creating an Emotionally Safe Learning Environment

Creating an Emotionally Safe Learning Environment

November 22, 2021

In this one-hour webinar, participants learn to identify trauma in educational setting and implement trauma-informed tools and skills to best intervene with students. We will be joined by a panel of educational and mental health experts to discuss how trauma can impact a child’s school performance and the ways educators and school officials can support their students’ emotional well-being.

Learning Objectives Include:

  • Define trauma in an education setting and learn new techniques to implement trauma-informed tools.
  • Apply practical skills to help students self-regulate emotional distress and manage trauma-related symptoms.
  • Describe trauma-informed resources that promote healing and educational development.
  • Learn how to move your students and clients to improve their school performance.

Featured Panelists
Benita Gordon, Education Concierge
Belinda Gordon-Battle, MED, MS, LMHC, QLS
David Duffy, MSW
Cherissa Watson, LMHC, CCTP
Noelle Carmen, host and moderator

 

For more about Recovery Out Loud, visit our website: www.niznikhealth.com/resources/recovery-out-loud/

View the video for this episode here: https://www.niznikhealth.com/resources/recovery-out-loud/creating-emotionally-safe-learning-environment/

Somatic Therapy for Trauma and Addiction

Somatic Therapy for Trauma and Addiction

November 2, 2021

In this one-hour webinar, our panel of experts define somatic therapy and discuss the theory behind it. We’ll explore how the mind, body, spirit, and emotions are all related and connected to each other. The goal of somatic therapy is to help free stress and pain that is preventing our clients from fully engaging in their lives. We also discuss root causes of trauma, addiction, the intersection and treatment options.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES INCLUDE:

  • Define somatic therapy for PTSD and trauma-informed care.
  • Apply practical skills to help clients self-regulate emotional distress and manage physiological symptoms.
  • Describe somatic resources that promote nervous system regulation.
  • Learn how to move clients through the recovery process by incorporating somatic therapy for trauma.

Featured panelists:

Michele Rosenthal, Trauma Recovery Specialist
Suzanne Gundersen, Somatic Stress Regulation & Trauma Release Specialist
Mindi Fetterman, Founder & Executive Director, The Inner Truth Project
Noelle Carmen, host & moderator

For more about Recovery Out Loud, visit our website: www.niznikhealth.com/resources/recovery-out-loud/

View the video for this episode here: https://www.niznikhealth.com/resources/recovery-out-loud/somatic-therapy/

Trauma and Addiction

Trauma and Addiction

October 4, 2021

In this webinar, our panel of experts discuss the connection between trauma and substance abuse. They’ll offer perspectives on the intersection, including:

  • The definition of trauma and its impact
  • The connection between trauma and substance abuse
  • Challenges faced by addicts and their families
  • Effective assessment and intervention strategies
  • Available support and resources for other professionals

Featured panelists:

Blythe Landry, LCSW, M.ED, Grief & Addictions Expert

Greg Powers, MSW, LCSWS, VPCS, Clinical Director of Discovery Point Retreat

Noelle Carmen, Host and Moderator

For more about Recovery Out Loud, visit our website: www.niznikhealth.com/resources/recovery-out-loud/

View the video for this episode here: https://www.niznikhealth.com/resources/recovery-out-loud/trauma-and-addiction/

 

 

Approaching Diversity: A Clinical Perspective

Approaching Diversity: A Clinical Perspective

October 4, 2021

In this one-hour webinar, our panel of experts define diversity in psychotherapy. Diversity in counseling involves therapists demonstrating an understanding of their clients and their struggles with cultural issues and other related experiences. Always emphasizing caring and empathy, diversity in counseling enables therapists to better address unique challenges, considering how a client’s experience may be different from their own.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES INCLUDE:

Define diversity in counseling and the impact on clients from diverse backgrounds.
Apply theories of counseling that respect and understand the diverse perspectives of our clients.
Describe resources that promote diversity of treatment programs and counseling styles.
Learn how to move clients through the recovery process by incorporating diversity in therapy.

Featured Panelists:

Christian Vazquez, LMHC

Mar Trujillo, MS, Rehabilitation Counseling

Lindsay Wallick, President and Founder, Meraki Wellness & Healing, Inc.

Noelle Carmen, host and moderator

For more about Recovery Out Loud, visit our website: www.niznikhealth.com/resources/recovery-out-loud/

View the video for this episode here: https://www.niznikhealth.com/resources/recovery-out-loud/approaching-diversity-a-clinical-perspective/

 

Understanding Love and Sex Addiction

Understanding Love and Sex Addiction

October 4, 2021

Sex and love addiction is a group of intimacy disorders related to dysfunctional attachment with primary caregivers. Sex addiction has no specific etiology in theory but one potential cause may be lack of physical nurturing from the primary caregiver leads a child to attempt to physically nurture themselves. Other thoughts are that the child is aroused in a sexual manner too early in their life or trauma creates such emotional pain that the child must self soothe in a sexual way in the absence of discovering other means, such as food, alcohol, drugs, etc. In this one-hour webinar, our panel of experts define sex & love addiction and discuss contributing factors, root causes and treatment options.

Learning Objectives:

  • Define the concept of sex and love addiction
  • Describe the etiology of sex and love addiction
  • Identify the attachment styles related to sex and love addiction
  • Discuss how to implement effective treatment plans and protocols
  • Describe common errors to avoid in providing treatment
  • Describe strategies for healthy sexual expression for recovery

Featured Panelists:

Ava Profota, LCSW-S, CSAT-S, CMAT-S

Damon Drandakis

Greg Powers, MSW, LCSWS, VPCS, Clinical Director Discovery Point Retreat

Kelli Jeray, LPC

Noelle Carmen, Host and Moderator

Problematic Screen Use

Problematic Screen Use

October 4, 2021

In this webinar, our panel of experts define screen addiction and discuss contributing factors, root causes and treatment options.

Learning objectives include:

  • Formative experiences that lend themselves to screen use problems
  • Identifying and diagnosing screen use problems in clients
  • Treatments and theories relating to problematic screen use
  • Clinical support information on this topic

Featured panelists:

Noelle Carmen, host and moderator
Natalie Davidow, MA, lead therapist at Safe Landing Recovery
Megan Bush, MSW, primary therapist at Safe Landing Recovery
Dr. Daniel Kaufmann, PhD, MA, founding member of the Faculty Advisory Board for the Video Game Disorder
Jody Bechtold, LCSW, ICGC-II, BACC, PC, CEO of The Better Institute in Pittsburgh, PA
Jeremy Edge, LPC, IGDC, international gaming disorder certified counselor

For more about Recovery Out Loud, visit our website: www.niznikhealth.com/resources/recovery-out-loud/

View the video for this episode here: https://www.niznikhealth.com/resources/recovery-out-loud/understanding-problematic-screen-use/

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