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Integrating Eastern Medicine into Western Addition Treatment

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Yo San University of Traditional Chinese Medicine

13315 W. Washington Blvd

Los Angeles, CA 90066

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1. Explain the difference between Eastern and Western concepts and approaches of addiction

2. List three integrative modalities for treatment of opioid addiction

3. Describe the archetypal forces expressed in substance abuse and analyze the pillars of recovery

4. List three of Jung's recipes for wholeness and how it applies to Chinese Medicine.

5. Describe the role of acupuncture treatment and how it benefits patients with Substance Use Disorder (SUD) and PTSD

6. List 3 integrative treatment techniques for patients with Substance Use Disorder (SUD) and PTSD

7. List at least 3 family adaptations to trauma

8. Describe trauma-informed strategies for intervention

9. Identify the biological and physiological differences in the brains of individuals with addictive disorder

10. Explain how biological differences in addiction lead to behaviors associated with addiction

11. Describe how recovery and treatment can heal affected areas in the brain of individuals with addictive disorders.

Course Schedule

8:00am-8:30am: CEU Registration and Refreshments

8:30am-8:45am: Opening Remarks

8:45am-9:45am: Dr. Mao Shing Ni, Ph.D., DOM, Dipl. ABAAHP, L.Ac

Bringing East and West Together in Times of the Opioid Crisis

9:45am-10:45am: Ann Levings, DAOM, BSN, RN,L.Ac

The Role of Acupuncture in SUD Recovery for the Dual-Diagnosed Individual with PTSD

10:45am-11:00am: Break

11:00am-12:00pm: Heather Hayes, M. ED., LPC, CIP, CAI

Family Strengthening Recovery in Family Systems and Communities

12:00pm-1:00pm: Lunch Break

1:00pm-2:00pm: Panel Presentation

2:00pm-3:00pm: Marc Gomez, MATCM, L.Ac, Dipl. C.H, Dipl. O.M

Pillars of Recovery: Archetypal Forces Expressed in Substance Abuse

3:00pm-3:15pm: Break

3:15pm-4:15pm: Dr. Timothy Fong, MD

An Inside View of the Brain and Mind of Addiction

4:15pm-4:30pm: Closing Remarks

This 6 hour interactive course meets the requirements for licensed clinicians, including but not limited to Marriage and Family Counselors (LMFT) , Licensed Clinical Social Workers (LCSW), Psychologists, LPCC's and or LEP's as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. Course Completion Certificates will be provided at the end of the event after submission of the course evaluation.

Milestones Ranch Malibu is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for 'Integrating Eastern Medicine into Western Addiction Treatment: A Pragmatic Approach' for LMFT's, LCSW's, LPCC's, and/or LEP's in California. Milestones Ranch Malibu maintains the responsibility for this program/course adn its content.

CAMFT Provider Number: 140499

CPA Provider Number: MIL025

Lunch and other breaks will not be counted towards CE instructional time.

It is the policy of Milestones Ranch Malibu to provide a refund to participants upon review of the circumstances for non-attendance. All refunds/cancellations must be submitted to the CEU Administrator in writing 48 hours in advance to cancel or obtain a refund. Registrants will be charged the full fee in cases on non-attendance. No administrative fee will be assessed for the participant. Milestones Ranch Malibu may provide a full refund for extenuating circumstances for participants. Refunds will take a minimum of five (5) business days to process.

Cancellations must be received 2 days prior to the course date, to be eligible for a refund. IMPORTANT NOTICE: Those who attend this workshop in full and complete the appropriate evaluation form will receive CE credits. Please note that the credit will only be granted to those who attend the entire workshop. Those arriving more than 15 minutes after the start time or leaving before the workshop is completed will not receive CE credit.

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