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Friday, March 15, 2019 8:45 AM - 2:30 PM

Caron Philadelphia Regional Office - Downstairs Conference Room
401 Plymouth Road
Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462

Registration is required.
For More Information:
Julie Flannery 610-299-8001

The Opioid Epidemic has impacted many lives, with over 2.1 million people suffering from an opioid use disorder and 116 people dying every day from opioid-related overdoses in 2016. Join us for this informative workshop to learn more about what clinicians should know about the opioid-addicted patient and the evidence-based approaches to treating these individuals.

Target Audience: This workshop is designed for psychologists, social workers, mental health counselors and therapists.

Additional Information

8:00 - 8:45 a.m.
Registration/Light breakfast

8:45 – 9:00 a.m.
Welcome - Julie Flannery, Caron Treatment Centers

9:00 – 10:30 a.m.
Session 1: The Neurobiology of Addiction
Dean Drosnes, MD, FASAM - Associate Medical Director and Director of the Chronic Pain Program at Caron Treatment Centers

10:30 – 10:45 a.m. Break

10:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Session 2: Navigating the Landscape of Opioid Treatment and Recovery
Speaker: Kate Appleman, MA, CAADC, CSAT, CMAT, CCS - Senior Clinical Director of the Men’s Treatment Services at Caron Treatment Centers

12:15 – 12:45 p.m. Lunch

12:45 – 2:15 p.m.
Session 3: Medication Assisted Treatment of the Opioid Addicted Patient
Dean Drosnes, MD, FASAM

2:15 – 2:30 p.m. Closing

Cancellation Policy:
A full refund will be issued for any cancellations two weeks prior to the event. Cancellations received after March 1st will forfeit their registration fee.

All attendees must stay for the entirety of the program and return a completed hardcopy survey distributed during the event to receive continuing education credits.

4.5 APA and PCB credits

Sponsored by:
WellSpan Philhaven

Continuing Education Credits:
Psychologists, Social Workers and Counselors
This program is sponsored by WellSpan Philhaven, an approved sponsor for Continuing Education Credits by the American Psychological Association for psychologists. WellSpan Philhaven is approved by the American Psychologist Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. WellSpan Philhaven maintains responsibility for the program and its contents. This program is approved for four and a half (4.5) APA continuing education credits.

WellSpan Philhaven has pre-approval from the Pennsylvania State Board of Social Work Examiners to sponsor continuing education credits to Pennsylvania Licensed Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists, and Licensed Professional Counselors. WellSpan Philhaven maintains responsibility for this program.

Pennsylvania Certification Board for Drug & Alcohol Counselors
WellSpan Philhaven has been designated by the Pennsylvania Certification Board for Drug & Alcohol Counselors as a pre-approved provider of professional continuing education for social workers (Section 47.36), Marriage and Family Therapists (Section 48.36) and Professional Counselors (Section 49.36) by the PA State Board of Social Workers, Marriage & Family Therapists and Professional Counselors.

Please note: Participants must attend the entire session and complete an evaluation form in order to receive a Certificate of Completion.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Pennsylvania Medical Society (PAMED) through the joint providership of WellSpan Health and Caron. WellSpan Health is accredited by the PAMED to provide continuing medical education for physicians
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