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The following is a course breakdown for each workshop at CCSAD 2017:

Session Title # of PDHs Awarded Domain Dates of Training
L38- Introduction to Schema Therapy 3.5 III 9/14/2017
L39- Recovering True Self: An Essential Paradigm Shift for All Healing and Recovery 3.5 III 9/14/2017
L40- The Legal and Ethical Dilemmas in Clinical Practice 3.5 I, III 9/14/2017
L41- Not Beyond Hope: Harnessing the Psychological Power of Hope for Recovery and Beyond 3.5 III 9/14/2017
L42- Trauma & Addictions: Signs and Symptoms, Barriers to Recovery 3.5 III 9/14/2017
L43- Utilizing Ethical Mandates in Clinical Practice 3.5 I 9/14/2017
L44- Futurizing Addiction Treatment: Navigating the Evolving Regulatory and Reimbursement Landscape 2 III 9/14/2017
L45- Is Marijuana the New Big Tobacco? 1.5 III 9/15/2017
L46- Marijuana Impacts on Adolescents 1.5 III 9/15/2017
L47- Treatment Resistant Depression: Classic and Novel Approaches 1.5 III 9/15/2017
L48- Disease, Disorder, Harm Reduction or Abstinence: Never Let Facts Stand in the Way of Dogma 1.5 III 9/15/2017
L49- Engaging Traumatized Families: A Transgenerational Approach to Families, Trauma and Addiction 1.5 III 9/15/2017
L50- Enneagram as a 12-Step Compatible Tool to Help Identify 1.5 III 9/15/2017
L51- Reclaiming the Body: Treating Trauma and Eating Disorders 1.5 III 9/15/2017
L52- Pain, Addiction and the Opioid Epidemic 1.5 III 9/15/2017
L53- Compliance and Risk Issues in Healthcare Provider Reimbursement 3.75 I 9/15/2017
L54- Using Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT) as an Initial Intervention in a Residential or Outpatient Drug and Alcohol Treatment Setting 1.5 III 9/15/2017
L55- Transitioning in Treatment: Helpful Hints for Cisgender Clinicians Working with Transgender Clients 1.5 III 9/15/2017
L56- Families First: Designing a Program to Help Veteran Families 1.5 III 9/15/2017
L57- How to Better Serve Our Clients by Practicing Self-Care: Understanding Compassion Fatigue and Countertransference 1.5 III 9/15/2017
L58- Compassion and Connection in the Treatment of Eating Disorders 1.5 III 9/15/2017
L59- Implementing Medication Assisted Treatment within a Community Mental Health Center 1.5 III 9/15/2017
L60- Readiness is When the Client Says So: Integrated Dual Disorder Treatment and a Whole-Person Approach 1.5 III 9/15/2017
L61- Adolescent and Young Adult Continuum of Care: Increasing Engagement and Decreasing Trauma 1.5 III 9/15/2017
L62- Practical Tools for Working with Youth and Young Adult Families 1.5 III 9/15/2017
L63- A Model that will Motivate: A Practical Application of Psychodynamic Theory Combined with Cognitive Behavioral Techniques Delivered within a Simple Model That Can Serve as a Tool to Engage and Motivate 1.5 III 9/15/2017
L64- Assessment and Treatment of Virtual Attraction 1.5 III 9/15/2017
L65- Identification of Challenges in Providing Medically Assisted Treatment to Patients Who Are Receiving Medications from Other Providers 1.5 III 9/15/2017
L66- Buprenorphine Diversion: The Elephant or the Mouse in the Room? 1.5 III 9/15/2017
L67- The Clinical and Medical Challenges of Treating Patients with Co-Occurring Chronic Pain and Opioid Use Disorder 1.5 III 9/15/2017
L68- The Heroin Effect 2 III 9/15/2017
L69- Internet Addiction: Epidemiology, Etiology, and Treatment Considerations 1.5 III 9/16/2017
L70- Parent Trap: The Double Intervention 1.5 III 9/16/2017
L71- Opioid Epidemic: Examining the Past, Present, and What the Future Will Be 1.5 III 9/16/2017
L72- Motivational Interviewing in the Treatment of Substance Use Disorders 1.5 III 9/16/2017
L73- Shhh! Let’s Talk About Moderation for Mild and Moderate Alcohol Use Disorders 1.5 III 9/16/2017
L74- Opioid Use Disorders Among Mothers Including Pregnant Mothers 1.5 III 9/16/2017
L75- Eating Disorders and Substance Abuse: Treating the Dual Diagnosis Patient 1.5 III 9/16/2017
L76- Advocating Made Easy: Pearls from our Peers 1.5 III 9/16/2017
L77- Global Integration: The Need Today for Standalone Addiction Services to Strategize Beyond the Existing Activities and Considering Solutions towards Sustainability 1.5 III 9/16/2017
L78- Lost: Providing a Compass for Families 1.5 III 9/16/2017
L79- Early Career Physician Outreach in Addiction Medicine 1.5 III 9/16/2017
L80- Motivational Interviewing to Facilitate 12-Step Involvement 1.5 III 9/16/2017
L81- Healing Intergenerational Trauma and Addiction 1.5 III 9/16/2017
L82- Pharmacogenetics, Medication Assisted Treatment and Sustained Engagement: For Clients with a Co-Occurring Disorder 1.5 III 9/16/2017
L83- Creatures of Addict: How Our Families Get Addicted 1.5 III 9/16/2017
L84- Bridging Divides: 12-Step Recovery in Feminist, LGBTQ, and Atheist Populations 1.5 III 9/16/2017
L85- Military Culture: Bridging the Gap to Assist Those Who Have Served 1.5 III 9/16/2017
L86- The Role of the Patient and the Role of the Family 1.5 III 9/16/2017
L87- Accountable Care: Measuring Treatment Fidelity and Outcomes 1.5 III 9/16/2017
L88- Advances in Pharmacotherapy for the Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder 1.5 III 9/17/2017
L89- Evaluation and Management of Suicidal Ideation and Behavior 1.5 III 9/17/2017
L90- The Return of the Veteran: The Changing Family and Veteran 1.5 III 9/17/2017
L91- Marijuana and the Synthetic Cannabinoids 1.5 III 9/17/2017
L92- The Power of Groups Using Motivational Interviewing 1.5 III 9/17/2017
L88- Advances in Pharmacotherapy for the Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder 1.5 III 9/17/2017
L89- Evaluation and Management of Suicidal Ideation and Behavior 1.5 III 9/17/2017
L90- The Return of the Veteran: The Changing Family and Veteran 1.5 III 9/17/2017
L91- Marijuana and the Synthetic Cannabinoids 4 III 9/17/2017
L92- The Power of Groups Using Motivational Interviewing 4 III 9/17/2017
  • CCSAD provided a professional opportunity to connect with positive and ethical peers.


  • Wonderful turnout of participants and great opportunity for networking and securing new relationships. Thanks for another great year!


  • It was a pleasure to be a Platinum sponsor at such a well-respected event.


  • I have attended CCSAD for many years now and find it is fantastic every year. I always take something wonderful away and learn a great deal.


  • This symposium is by far the best around. I have attended many others and they were wonderful, but CCSAD is outstanding.


  • THANK YOU that CCSAD is the MOST multidisciplinary conference for Addiction Medicine professionals.


  • Thank you for continuing and expanding this program as well as making it an opportunity for a supportive break from a very busy and demanding profession.


  • The conference is always wonderful, and I thoroughly enjoy attending not just for the learning experience but also for the new friends I have met in past and present attendance.


  • I especially VALUE that CCSAD is the primary multidisciplinary conference for practicing clinicians and policy-makers, where integrative care management is so clearly shown to be in our patients' best interests.


  • This Symposium always gives me new insights and perspectives re: addiction and conditions for treatment strategies. I always learn something new and am always eager to pass it on.


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