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NEWPORT ACADEMY PRESENTS:
Innovations in Addiction with Young People: What Works and Why
November 1, 2013
7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Western Connecticut State University, Danbury, CT 6.5 CME’s approved for Physicians 7 CEU’s approved for through NASW, ACA www.newportacademy.com
About Newport Academy
Newport Academy is a comprehensive, integrated treatment program for teens suffering from mental health, behavioral health and substance abuse issues. We offer two gender-specific residential facilities, a private high school and an outpatient center for continued care. If you or your child needs help, please call us as soon as possible. We are always on call and willing to help if given the opportunity. Please call Newport Academy at 866.382.6651.
Effective substance abuse and psychiatric treatment with young adults must be evidence based and address all behaviors of concern and underlying psychosocial and biological risk. As the field of substance abuse and psychiatric care approaches the full implementation of the ACA on January 1, 2014, the need to demonstrate evidence based practices will be key to receiving third party reimbursement for effective care. This conference will provide attendees with real skills to evaluate and treat young people with a variety of co-occurring illnesses, address the current climate of prescription drugs as gateway drugs, present the role of assessing the true risks of self harm and more.
Who should attend?
“Innovations in Addiction Treatment with Young People” has been created to meet the professional training interests of counselors, social workers, psychologists, physicians and allied health and prevention professionals. 7 CEUs and CMEs have been applied for.
is proud to announce the opening of their Connecticut residential treatment centers for 15-20 year olds. www.newportacademy.com
“ PAY ATTENTION; TRENDS IN ADHD MEDICATION AMONG AMERICAN YOUTH.”
Alan Schwarz, New York Times
Alan Schwarz, New York Times Alan Schwarz is a National Correspondent for Enterprise for The New York Times whose articles on ADHD medication use and abuse have been some of the Times' most widely read investigative pieces this year. His four-year series on sports concussions was a finalist for the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service. A 1990 graduate of the University of Pennsylvania with a B.A. in mathematics, he was the 2013 recipient of the lifetime Excellence in Statistical Reporting award from the American Statistical Association. He lives in Manhattan.
“ASSESSING AND TREATING SELF INJURY AND SUICIDE. AN EVIDENCE BASED APPROACH.”
Dr. Patrick DeChello, PhD, LCSW, MSW, RPH Patrick DeChello PhD, LCSW, MSW, RPH is an internationally recognized clinical social worker, clinical psychologist, hypnotherapist and chemical dependency treatment specialist with over 30 years of experience. He is the author of 27 books and numerous articles in the mental health and chemical dependency fields.
FAMILY SCULPTURING AND THE SOCIAL ATOM: HOW TO MAKE TREATMENT EXPERIENTIAL”
Dr. Tian Dayton, PhD
Dr. Dayton is the Director of Program Development for Breathe Life Healing Center. She is the author of fifteen books most recently The ACoA Trauma Syndrome, Emotional Sobriety,Trauma and Addiction:, Forgiving and Moving On , The Living Stage, and has developed a model for using sociometry and psychodrama to resolve issues related to Relationship Trauma Repair.
“ETHICS IN A VIRTUAL WORLD”**
EILEEN M. RUSSO, M.A., LADC CERTIFIED CLINICAL SUPERVISOR AND ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, GATEWAY COMMUNITY COLLEGE, SESSION 1 AND 2 This workshop will apply the basic ethical principles of autonomy, non-maleficence, beneficence, justice, fidelity and veracity (ACA, 1995, 2005) to the ethical dilemmas service providers face in the world of e-mail, texting, Facebook and the internet. At the end of this workshop attendees will be able to:
- Identify three ethical challenges in an ever changing world of technology.
- Apply an ethical decision making model to some common ethical dilemmas.
** Please note this workshop is 3 hours and will be your choice for session 1 and 2
“HOW TO USE DBT WITH ADOLESCENTS AND YOUNG ADULTS: AN OVERVIEW OF EFFECTIVE SKILLS”
DR. HALEH GHANIZADEH, PRIVATE PRACTICE RIDGEFIELD, CONSULTING PSYCHIATRIST, NEWPORT ACADEMY, BETHLEHEM, CT
“ HEALING THE FAMILY WITH EVIDENCE BASED CARE: STRATEGIES AND TECHNIQUES FOR WORKING WITH YOUNG PEOPLE AND THEIR FAMILIES”
DR. BARBARA NOSAL, PHD, MFT, CLINICAL DIRECTOR, NEWPORT ACADEMY
“CHANGING THE ‘NORM’ HOW PREVENTION AND EARLY INTERVENTION WORKS ON THE COLLEGE CAMPUS”
SHARON GUCK M.P.H.COORDINATOR, SUBSTANCE ABUSE PREVENTION SERVICES, WESTERN CONNECTICUT STATE UNIVERSITY AND CLARE GELISSEN, LMFT COUNSELOR, CHOICES PROGRAM SUBSTANCE ABUSE PREVENTION PROGRAM, WESTERN CONNECTICUT STATE UNIVERSITY
“THE ROLE OF MEDICATION IN EARLY RECOVERY: INDICATIONS AND RISKS IN YOUNG PEOPLE”
DR. CHARLES HERRICK, CHAIR, DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHIATRY, WESTERN CT HEALTH NETWORK
“GETTING FROM CHAOS TO ‘YES’: HOW TO ENGAGE HIGHLY RESISTANT YOUNG PEOPLE AND THEIR FAMILIES IN TREATMENT AND RECOVERY”
ELIZABETH DRISCOLL JORGENSEN, CADC, INSIGHT COUNSELING, RIDGEFIELD, CT, CONSULTANT TO NEWPORT ACADEMY
“MENTAL HEALTH SCREENING IN THE PRIMARY CARE SETTING: AN EFFICIENT AND HIGHLY EFFECTIVE MODEL”
DR. THOMAS CIGNO PRIVATE PRACTICE, RIDGEFIELD, CT
“COMPLIMENTARY TREATMENTS THAT WORK”
PANEL DISCUSSION MODERATED BY ALLISON FULTON, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR HVCASA; PANEL PRESENTERS: TIM WALSH, RECOVERY COACH AND TRAINER; DAVID ROSENKER, OWNER/FACILITATOR, HERD BY A HORSE; JESSICA IFSHIN, LIC. AC, DIPL. OM, NEW MILFORD HOSPITAL PRIVATE PRACTICE; AND CAROLYN KELLY-WINTER, MA, EXPRESSIVE ARTS THERAPIST, DANBURY HOSPITAL
“RECOVERY HIGH SCHOOL: A NECESSITY IN THE CONTINUUM OF CARE”
JAMISON MONROE, FOUNDER OF NEWPORT ACADEMY; AND DEVON GREEN, DIRECTOR OF EDUCATION, NEWPORT ACADEMY
“TRANSTHEORETICAL THEORY AND YOUNG ADULT TREATMENT”
ANDY BUCCARO, LADC, LCSW
- 7:30 am — 8:30 Registration Coffee &Exhibits
- 8:30 — 9:45 Alan Schwarz
- 9:45 — 11:00 Pat DeChello
- 11:00 — 11:15 Break/ Exhibits
- 11:15 — 12:30 pm Tian Dayton
- 12:30 — 1:15 Lunch (Provided)/ Exhibits
- 1:15 — 2:30 Session 1 Workshops
- 2:30 — 2:45 Break/ Exhibits
- 2:45 — 4:15 Session 2 Workshops