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Friday, October 11, 2019 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Encore Recovery Solutions
4600 Fairfax Drive #110 Arlington, VA 22201

Registration is required.
For More Information:
Meg Weinshenker
301-728-1073 mweinshenker@caron.org
Shannon Harris
407-620-9633
sharris@encorerecovery.com

Clients living with substance misuse and addiction often have histories of emotional, physical and/or sexual trauma. The 12-Step groups, AA and NA, are the most widespread and available peer support groups for addiction recovery, though some language of the 12-Steps may be contraindicated for survivors of trauma. Caron Treatment Centers and Encore Recovery Solutions invites clinical professionals to join us for this workshop, which will:


  • Provide an introduction to broadened definitions of trauma with examples throughout the lifespan, and the key principles of Trauma Informed Care by SAMHSA;
  • Explore the relationship between unhealed trauma and the development of substance use disorders through an overview of the Adverse Childhood Experiences Study (ACES);
  • Analyze language of the 12-Steps through a trauma informed lens, offering alternative language options to promote healing empowerment & prevent re-traumatization;
  • And provide resources to refer clients seeking peer support alternatives to the 12-Steps.*

*This training is not affiliated with AA, NA or any 12-Step program or entity.

This topic may not represent the clinical philosophy of the sponsoring organizations and is solely for educational purposes.
About The Presenter
Eryca Kasse
Eryca Kasse

MSW, LICSW
Founder CHOICES in Healing & Recovery, LLC


Additional Information

Agenda:
11:00 - 11:45 a.m. - Registration and Lunch
11:45 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. - Presentation

Credits:
Approved by NASW DC Metro Chapter for [3] contact hours of continuing education credit. (Accepted by DC/MD/VA Boards of Social Work and DC NAADAC)



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