The vast majority of people with Substance Use Disorder have also experienced some type of trauma in their lives. This training will help clinicians strengthen their skills in providing trauma-informed treatment to their patients with Substance Use Disorders by increasing their understanding of the effects of both trauma and substance use on the brain and exploring effective methods of helping people heal from trauma.
This event is free and open to the public, please RSVP to reserve your spot.
8:30 AM: Registration & networking
9:00 AM: Training begins
10:30 AM: 15 min break
12:00 PM: Training ends
• To be able to define traumatic stress and Substance Use Disorder
• To provide information on the effects of substance use and trauma on brain functioning
• To understand the different types of trauma and the components of trauma-informed care
• To develop a basic understanding of effective treatments for people with traumatic exposure and substance use
Recovery Centers of America is a NAADAC approved education provider (#155307). This course qualifies for 3 contact hours.
NAADAC is an approved provider of continuing education through the Pennsylvania State Board of Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapist and Professional Counselors. Provider number: SWPR004170.
Trish Caldwell MFT, LPC, CCDP-D, CAADC, CCTP, Family Services Director for Recovery Centers of America and is also an adjunct professor at Jefferson University. Trish is a licensed clinician, marriage and family therapist and is certified in both co-occurring disorders and substance use. Trish has been a therapist for over 25 years and has worked extensively with families, adults and adolescents with co-occurring behavioral health and substance use disorders in various settings including outpatient, residential, schools and community agencies. She is trained in DBT and is a certified Trauma professional and a certified mentor trainer of trauma. Additionally, Trish created the first Young Offenders Treatment Program in Delaware County, serving first time offenders with Drug charges. Trish has been the Keynote speaker for the PAYS Summit, the Suicide Prevention Conference and Magellan behavioral health conference. Additionally, she has provided in-service training for several PA school districts and has trained law enforcement officers on drug trends for the CIT program. She has also presented at the Annual Trauma conference, the Cape Cod Symposium, and the annual conference for the American Association for Marriage and family Therapists (AAMFT). Trish specializes in ADHD, Opioid Use in young adults, Trauma informed care, Developmental trauma, Trauma and Substance Use disorders, Trauma and the Family System, Family Engagement, and Substance use for today’s teens. Trish holds her MFT from Drexel University and is licensed and certified in the state of PA.
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