Trauma and Substance Use

6 CEs for ACCBO and CADC Counselors

Purpose: To Raise Visibility and Competency In the Treatment of Trauma in Addressing Addiction

Presenters: Clare E Steffen, Ed.D., ND, CNHP, CMH, NCC, BCC, CADCII, ICADC

DayStar Education

205 N Vancouver Ave.

Portland, OR 97227

Phone: 503.234.1215


On-site, allow time to find space

Date & Time: Friday, September 1, 2017 9 am- 4 pm

Cost: $90.00

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Clare E Steffen, Ed.D., ND, CADCII, ICADC, NCC, BCC

Trauma and Substance Use – 6 hours – $90
This one day workshop will focus on identifying the biology of addiction and trauma as well as learning to categorize clinical symptoms that present with each. Participants will explore evidence based practices designed to deal with the difficulty of maintaining sobriety and the healing of traumatic memories.

Seminar Goals:

To apply principles of advocacy in AOD treatment
To examine an inclusive model in the treatment of trauma
To improve counselor skills in addressing trauma in AOD treatment
To learn how to develop trauma-informed and sensitive therapies.

Workshop Objectives:

To learn how to address racial and intergenerational trauma in AOD treatment
To introduce cognitions of choice as a model for healing trauma
To provide a model for healing

Six Steps to Providing Trauma-Sensitive Treatment:

1) To connect choice and identify post-traumatic growth

2) Respect the advancements in neuroscience and

apply a brain/mind-behavioral relationship approach

in treatment

3) Initiate the “The Mending” of trauma

4) Offer the development of choice as a philosophy for living

5) Address the gaps in service delivery

6) Provide trauma-sensitive/informed treatment

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