Expanding the Circle of Intervention Luncheon

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Maggiano’s Little Italy

3333 Bristol Street

Costa Mesa, California 92626

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Expanding the Circle of Intervention Luncheon


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Dr. Mel Pohl: Intervention with a Chronic Pain Client Who Is Addicted to Opioids

Pat Kelly: Elderly Care for those Who Are Addicted and Isolated

Ed Storti: Ways of Expanding the Circle of Intervention with the Use of Technology

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Mel Pohl, MD, DFASAM: Dr. Mel Pohl is certified by the American Board of Addiction Medicine and a Distinguished Fellow of the American Society of Addiction Medicine. He is the Chief Medical Officer of Las Vegas Recovery Center. He authored A Day Without Pain and The Pain Antidote—Stop Suffering from Chronic Pain, Avoid addiction to Painkillers, and Reclaim Your Life. He was featured in a program about chronic pain from PBS which aired nationally in 2016.

Pat Kelly, CADC: Pat Kelly has been working in the addiction and mental health field for over thirty years. She is a Certified Addiction Treatment Counselor and Certified Intervention Professional. She is also a member of the Association of Intervention Professionals and the Women’s Association of Addiction Treatment (WAAT). She is a member of the Addiction Treatment Advocacy Coalition (ATAC), which is a coalition that works with treatment centers on ethics, insurance, and billing.

Ed Storti, CADC II: Ed Storti has been practicing motivational intervention techniques for decades, winning the loyalty of clinics and the gratitude of clients in over 3500 interventions. Storti has worked with an array of disorders and addiction types and established The Storti Model, which is an interactive group approach. He is the author of Crisis Intervention: Acting Against Addiction and Heart to Heart: The Honorable Approach to Motivational Intervention.

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