Trauma and Substance Use
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
205 N Vancouver Ave.
Portland, OR 97227
On-site, allow time to find space
Date & Time: Friday, September 1, 2017 9 am- 4 pm
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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.
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.
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
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