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Prescription Drug Abuse: Healthcare Professional Conference

Session Dates
Apr 29, 2013  |  9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Event Type: General
University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro
Education Center
1 Plainsboro Road
Plainsboro

8 a.m. - Registration and check in
9 a.m. - Jonathan Krejci, PhD, Director of Clinical Programs, Training and Research at Princeton House Behavioral Health
10 a.m. - Linda Surks, BS, CPS, Preventionist II, NCADD of Middlesex County, Inc
11 a.m. - Sergeant Mohr, Patrol Sergeant, West Windsor Township Police Department

Topics covered include:

  • The overview of the problem and national data 
  • The changing landscape of drug abuse 
  • Risks specified to prescription drug abuse 
  • Guidance for professionals

After this presentation, participants should be able to:

  • Summarize national data on trends in prescription drug abuse 
  • Describe how drug abuse has changed over the past two decades 
  • Develop intervention strategies for their community

Continuing Education Information:
This course is geared to the learning needs of psychotherapists, psychologists, counselors, beginners to advanced level social workers, and related fields of practice.

Lecture agenda includes: PHBH depression initiative - background; overview of orientation group; CBT, DBT and Relapse Prevention curricula.

If you have a disability that may require special arrangements, please specify in your RSVP.

PHBH is recognized by the National Board for Certified Counselors to offer continuing education for National Certified Counselors.  We adhere to NBCC Continuing Education Guidelines.  Princeton House Behavioral Health, provider #1193, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org, through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Princeton House Behavioral Health maintains responsibility for the program.  Social workers participating in this course will receive three clinical social work continuing education clock hours.

If you have feedback, questions or information about continuing education credits, please contact jkrejci@princetonhcs.org.

Certificates will be handed out at the end of the lecture upon submission of evaluation. Participants must stay for the entire lecture to receive a certificate.

 

Cost: Free
Please provide the names of all attendees.
CEU's pending.