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Caron’s Pediatric Substance Use Disorder Education Program

A Free, Eight-Hour Course for Pediatric Residents, Fellows, and Physicians

Caron’s Pediatric Substance Use Disorder Education Program

Join Caron Treatment Centers and Metropolitan Pediatrics experts for a comprehensive, eight-hour course that will assist residents, fellows, and physicians identify, understand, and treat substance use disorders in children, teens, and young adults.

Location:
Caron Recovery Center in New York
244 East 58th Street
New York, NY 10022

Time:
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Our Streamlined Curriculum Covers:

  • Integrating substance use disorder approaches into daily practice, including screenings into routine medical assessments
  • Understanding the causes of substance use disorders
  • Exploring the role of pediatricians in substance use prevention, screenings, intervention, referral to treatment, and recovery
  • Recognizing that substance use disorders are a family disease that require support for everyone
  • Identifying one’s own attitudes that promote or prevent therapeutic responses to patients with substance use disorders
  • Gaining the skills needed to utilize motivational interviewing techniques to enhance patient’s readiness to change
  • Recognizing frequently abused substances among teens
  • Understanding the relationship between mental illness and substance use disorders
  • Referring patients to appropriate care, including mutual support groups that support recovery

Digital Learning Curriculum:

  • Addiction as a Disease – Caron’s Chief Medical Director Lecture
  • C-SBIRT -Caron’s Training for Healthcare Professionals on Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment – Digital Course
  • Impact of Substance Use Disorders on the Family: Hope for Recovery – Digital Course
  • Medically Assisted Treatment – Caron’s Chief Medical Director Lecture
  • Vaping and Marijuana: Tools and Insight – Digital Course

Live Workshop at Caron’s Regional Recovery Center:

  • Motivational Interviewing in Practice
  • Practical Substance Use Disorder Approaches to Screening, Intervention, Referral, Treatment and Recovery Support
  • Discussion with parents, alumni, and mutual support group Members
  • Exploring Attitudes and Cultivating Empathy
  • Additional resources and support for on-going learning

Caron will Provide:

  • High quality content delivered in a variety of interactive approaches
  • Engaging and experienced faculty
  • Dinner at the Live Workshop
  • Guest speakers will share their experience, strength, and hope
  • A Caron certificate of completion will be presented

Presenters:
Dr. Nicholas A. Pace, MD is the founding director of Caron’s Pediatric Substance Use Disorder Education Program and provides consultation on curriculum and program development.

Dr. Harris Stratyner, PhD, is a licensed doctor of psychology, as well as an internationally recognized expert on addiction, with a particular specialty in co-occurring disorders.

Dr. Timothy Sasala, DO, is the owner of Metropolitan Pediatrics, he practices general Pediatrics with privileges at St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital. He brings a passion for recovery and experience with compassionate care for substance use disorders to Caron’s education program.

Dr. Alexandra Stratyner, PhD, is a licensed counseling psychologist who provides individual, couples, family and group therapy and assessment services . After teaching and providing research and statistical consultation for the Pediatric SUD Education Program since 2016, she is honored to formally join the program as a faculty member and support Caron's mission of training the next generation of healthcare providers in the recognition and treatment of substance use and co-occurring disorders.


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