The Conference Program Committee will give preference to presentations demonstrating the use of current research and theory. Suggested topics include:
Providing clinical supervision in the AOD profession including cultural competencies and special populations.
Cultural and Diversity Issues:
Ethnic & cultural sensitivity, diversity & treatment needs, sexual orientation, alcoholism among the elderly & adolescents.
Domestic violence, family dynamics related to addiction, children, spouses, significant others, friends; specific to multicultural family concerns.
Co-occurring disorders, aftercare, intervention, relapse prevention, intake, assessments & documentation specific to cultural needs of the patient.
Criminal Justice Issues:
Treatment interventions for criminal justice programs, drug courts, inmates, probation, parole, halfway houses & prison-based programs.
Ethics and Professional Issues:
Ethical concerns within different settings, industry watch-dogs, peer assistance, burnout, stress, humor, peer support & mentoring. Specific Ethics presentations regarding gender, culture and special populations.
The fundamentals of prevention, outcomes and continuum of care.
Medical interventions in the treatment of AOD abuse and addiction.
Personal & Professional Wellness:
Focus on the individual AOD professional and other human service providers.
If you have a presentation that is not listed here
but is directly or indirectly related to our theme,
please submit it for review!
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