TREATING THE ADDICTIONS

March 6 – 7, 2015

Boston Park Plaza Hotel

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COURSE DESCRIPTION

This course will present the latest clinical, theoretical, and research findings on addictive behaviors for adolescents, adults, and families. At its conclusion, participants will be able to describe and categorize issues in addictions and the recovery process, as well as delineate recent advances in evidence-based treatment. This course is designed to focus on effectively disseminating new treatment methods and addiction findings, thus closing the gap between knowledge and practice. This will be accomplished through didactic lectures, panel discussions, case presentations, and question and answers.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • identify issues for adolescents, adults, and families impacted by substance abuse;
  • determine the best practices for treatment;
  • evaluate recent findings on the addicted brain;
  • determine how race, crime, and justice impact treatment;
  • evaluate the psychology of twelve step recovery and the psychodynamics of addictions in the workplace;
  • apply interventions for attachment issues, computer addiction, trauma, and stress relating to addictions;
  • analyze the effects of and interventions for marijuana and new drugs of abuse;
  • identify the different approaches and challenges associated with opioid treatment.

TARGET AUDIENCE

This course is intended for all health and mental health clinicians, educators and researchers, and others interested in the course and treatment of the addictions.

For Further Information Contact: Cambridge Health Alliance Physicians Organization (CHAPO-CME), P.O. Box 398075-Inman Square, Cambridge, MA 02139; Phone: 617-503-8445; Fax: 617-503-8460; cme@challiance.org; www.cambridgecme.org

ACCREDITATION

PHYSICIANS: The Harvard Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Harvard Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

PSYCHOLOGISTS: The Cambridge Health Alliance, Psychiatry Continuing Education Division, is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Cambridge Health Alliance maintains responsibility for this program and its content. This course offers 7 credits per day for a total of 14 continuing education credits.

SOCIAL WORKERS and FAMILY THERAPISTS: Application has been made to the Collaborative of the Massachusetts Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers, and the CT, MA, and RI Chapters of The Association for Marriage and Family Therapy for a total of 14 continuing education credits, 7 credits per day.

COUNSELORS and EDUCATORS: The Cambridge Health Alliance, Psychiatry Continuing Education Division, is an Approved Continuing Education Provider and may offer NBCC approved clock hours for events that meet NBCC requirements. The Cambridge Health Alliance solely is responsible for all aspects of the program. This program is approved for 14 clock hours, Provider #5444, and is also applicable for Commonwealth of Massachusetts Counseling/Allied Mental Health accreditation and PDP Educator accreditation for a total of 14 credits.

NURSES: The American Nurses Credentialing Center, Commission on Accreditation, accepts continuing education from the Accreditation Council on Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) toward recertification. The Cambridge Health Alliance, Psychiatry Continuing Education Division, verifies that this course is a planned, organized learning experience designed to augment the knowledge, skills, and attitudes for the enhancement of nursing practice to the end of improving health care to the public as mandated by Massachusetts Regulation 244 CMR 5.00 toward relicensing requirements. This course offers a total of 16.8 hours.

ADDICTION SPECIALISTS: NAADAC (the Association for Addiction Professionals) accepts this program for 14 credits toward continuing education recertification. This program is approved by the American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders for 14 Continuing Education Credits. Application for continuing education credit has been made to the Massachusetts Board of Substance Abuse Counselor Certification (MCVCAC/MBSACC) for 14 credits.

The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada recognizes conferences and workshops held outside of Canada that are developed by a university, academy, hospital, specialty society or college as accredited group learning activities.

AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ claimed by physicians attending live events certified and organized in the United States for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ can be claimed through the agreement on mutual recognition of credits between UEMS and AMA, considered as being equal to the European Continuous Medical Education Credits (ECMEC©) granted by the UEMS. One AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ is equivalent to one (1) hour of European EACCME Credit (ECMEC©), therefore up to 14 ECMEC© Credits are available. Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

PROGRAM SCHEDULE*

FRIDAY - MARCH 6, 2015

7:45 - 8:30

REGISTRATION AT THE BOSTON PARK PLAZA HOTEL

8:30 - 12:45

MORNING PROGRAM - Moderator: Janice F. Kauffman

Race, Crime, Justice, and the Addictions

Ronald S. Sullivan Jr.

Latest Findings on the Addicted Brain:
What It Means for Clinicians

Scott E. Lukas

Creating Change:
A New Past-Focused Therapy for Trauma and Addictions

Lisa M. Najavits

An Update on Emerging Drugs of Abuse

Katherine Boyle

12:45 - 2:00

BREAK (Open Meetings)

2:00 - 5:15

AFTERNOON PROGRAM - Moderator: Jessica Zieky

Reward, Motivation, and Stress in Addiction Treatment

Igor Elman

Treatment of Adolescent Substance Use Disorders

John Rodolico

Recovery at Work

Nancy Costikyan
Alison W. Magee

SATURDAY – MARCH 7, 2015

8:30 - 12:45

MORNING PROGRAM - Moderator: Edward J. Khantzian

A New Look at the Risks of Marijuana:
What We Know and Don’t Know

Jodi Gilman

The Latest Addiction - From Gaming to Texting and Sexting:
What it Means for Families and Clinicians

Catherine Steiner-Adair

Mentalizing and Attachment Informed Addictions Treatment

Michael Groat

Norman E. Zinberg Memorial Lecture:
Lessons From Alcoholics Anonymous:
Addiction Treatment, Spirituality, and Social Neuroscience

Marc Galanter

12:45 - 2:00

BREAK (Open Meetings)

2:00 - 5:00

AFTERNOON PROGRAM - Moderator: Amy Sobieszczyk

Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment:
What are the Best Practices

Lee W. Ellenberg

The Opioid Epidemic:
What We Have Learned From Ten Years of Office-Based Treatment

Mark J. Albanese
Lolita Roland
David Roll and
Guest Speakers

 

REGISTRATION INFORMATION



Course Number #352398

Tuition Fees:
Physician's Fee $390 (USD)
All others $290 (USD)

All foreign payments must be made by a draft on a United States bank or by Amex, Visa, or MasterCard. If paying by credit card, please register online here. Upon receipt of your registration, an email confirmation from the HMS-DCE office will be sent to you. Therefore, be sure to include an email address that is checked frequently. If paying by check, make it payable to Harvard Medical School and mail with completed registration form to: Harvard Medical School, P.O. Box 417476, Boston, MA 02241-7476. A confirmation letter will be mailed to the address listed on the form. Telephone, fax, or mailed registrations by credit card are not accepted. Inquiries should be directed by phone (617) 384-8600 Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (EST) or email hms-cme@hms.harvard.edu

ACGME COMPETENCIES

This course is designed to meet patient care, medical knowledge, interpersonal and communication skills, and professionalism.

INQUIRIES

By phone (617-384-8600), Mon - Fri, 9 am to 5 pm (ET) or by email at:
hms-cme@hms.harvard.edu.

ONLINE INFORMATION

To ensure proper registration, please add the first three letters of the code found at the bottom of the registration form. To register or to view course information online, click here.

REFUND POLICY

A handling fee of $60 (USD) is deducted for cancellation. Refund requests must be received by email (hms-cme@hms.harvard.edu) or fax (617) 384-8686 one week prior to the course. No refund will be made thereafter.

DISCLOSURE POLICY

Harvard Medical School (HMS) adheres to all ACCME Essential Areas, Standards, and Policies. It is HMS’s policy that those who have influenced the content of a CME activity (e.g. planners, faculty, authors, reviewers and others) disclose all relevant financial relationships with commercial entities so that HMS may identify and resolve any conflicts of interest prior to the activity. These disclosures will be provided in the activity materials along with disclosure of any commercial support received for the activity. Additionally, faculty members have been instructed to disclose any limitations of data and unlabeled or investigational uses of products during their presentations.

COURSE LOCATION AND ACCOMMODATIONS

All sessions will be held at The Boston Park Plaza Hotel. Rooms in Boston are limited;
you are urged to make your reservations early.
A block of rooms has been reserved at the Boston Park Plaza, 64 Arlington Street, Boston, MA 02116 (617) 426-2000 or (800) 225-2008 until February 10, 2015. Please specify that you are enrolled in this course to receive a conference rate.

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Course #352398





Offered by



Course Directors
Mark J. Albanese
Janice F. Kauffman
Edward J. Khantzian
Judy Reiner Platt

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FACULTY

MARK J. ALBANESE
KATHERINE BOYLE
NANCY COSTIKYAN
LEE W. ELLENBERG
IGOR ELMAN
MARC GALANTER
JODI GILMAN
MICHAEL GROAT
JANICE F. KAUFFMAN
EDWARD J. KHANTZIAN
SCOTT E. LUKAS
ALISON W. MAGEE
LISA M. NAJAVITS
JUDY REINER PLATT
JOHN RODOLICO
LOLITA ROLAND
DAVID ROLL
AMY SOBIESZCZYK
CATHERINE STEINER-ADAIR
RONALD S. SULLIVAN JR.
JESSICA ZIEKY

UPCOMING
COURSES

COUPLES
November 7-8

AUTISM
November 14-15


EATING DISORDERS
December 12-13


SCHOOL MENTAL HEALTH
January 30-31, 2015


YOUNG ADULTS
April 10-11, 2015

MEDITATION
May 8-9, 2015


 

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