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CHEP Addictions Conference  (5987)

10/28/2013 8:30 AM - 10/29/2013 4:30 PM

Today’s society is plagued with substance abuse - babies are born addicted, teenagers are getting high on over-the-counter products and adults are abusing prescriptions and alcohol more now than ever before. This conference will provide an in-depth look
at these addictions; the affect addiction has on families and the various treatment options available. Ethical and professional boundaries will be addressed as well as a session providing updated information regarding the prevalence of abuse/addiction among
military veterans. Focus on various types of addiction in today’s society will be addressed through topic specific breakout sessions. Breakouts sessions will be offered on the first day and address topics such as sexual addiction, gambling addiction, gender
addiction, God, Drugs and Society, and HIV & Addiction. At the conclusion of day 2, a panel titled “100 Years of Sobriety” will provide an introspective look at addiction through the eyes of recovering addicts in a closing panel discussion


Location: Sheraton Baltimore North Hotel

903 Dulaney Valley Road
Towson, MD 21204
United States


Sponsoring Organizations: Chesapeake Health Education Program Inc.


Type of Event: Conference
Education


Program Agenda: 1. Identify and examine current substance abuse trends and their effect on society. 2. Provide a comprehensive review of current drugs available on the streets and signs and symptoms of use, abuse, and overdose. 3. Discuss the importance of ethics and
professional boundaries in dealing with addiction. 4. Analyze the culture and crisis of alcohol abuse and its impact on our military veterans. 5. Focus on the impact of addiction on the family, strategies for individual and family intervention, and suggestions
to facilitate family transitions and recovery. Target Audience: Psychologists, Nurses, Social Workers, Addiction Counselors, Certified Counselors, Occupational Therapists, Health Education Specialists, and Physicians


Invited Officials / Presenters: C.C. Nuckols, PhD Robert Ackerman, PhD Rev. Dan Newman, PhD, DD Samuel Diaz, MS And More


Targeted participants for this year's event: 200



Primary Contact:
Alyssa Stone
Building 82 H

Perry Point, MD  21902

United States
410-642-1195




Website: http://www.cvent.com/events/1st-annual-chep-addictions-conference-weathering-the-storm/event-summary-c88912c4db9d4855b96d566439f21ed7.aspx






 

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