Training- Co-Occurring Disorders: Psychopharmacology

Training- Co-Occurring Disorders: Psychopharmacology2018-09-24T14:07:18-04:00
Co-Occurring Disorders: Psychopharmacology

Provided 6 PCB Education Credit Hours & CEU Eligible

Livengrin Foundation, Inc. in conjunction with Bryn Mawr College Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research. As a CSWE accredited Program, the Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research at Bryn Mawr College is a pre-approved provider of continuing education in Pennsylvania and many other states

As we work with those with substance use disorders it is clear that addressing multiple concerns, including co-occurring mental health and substance use, is essential. During this training attendees will learn to identify co-occurring disorders common among substance users, identify whether it matters which came first, and discuss and identify ways our substance use facilities can engage clients in addressing whatever co-occurring disorders present.

Substances of abuse and medications for mental health concerns will be reviewed. A discussion will be held on how the brain functions during substance use and in recovery. Also, understanding how to discuss medications with physicians will be an important aspect of how we can advocate for our clients with co-occurring disorders.

Presenter: Greg Krausz, MA, CAACD, LPC

Date: Wednesday, November 7th, 2018

Time: 9:00AM – 4:00PM


Livengrin Main Campus
Chapman Community Center
4833 Hulmeville Road, Bensalem, PA 19020

Cost: $75 [$15 additional fee if attendee requires CEU’s to maintain licensure in the state of Pennsylvania (LPC, LSW, LCSW)]

Contact: Marisa Roeder

Training Objectives:

  • Identify Co-Occurring Disorders common among substance users
  • Discuss and identify ways for substance use facilities to engage clients in addressing Co-Occurring Disorders
  • Understand the brain and its role in mental health and substance use
  • Identify and discuss psychopharmacology of substances of abuse
  • How to discuss medications with clients and physicians

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Event start: November 7, 2018 @ 9:00 – 16:00

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