Virtual: Co-Occurring Disorders: When Its More Than Dual Diagnosis

Sponsor: New Hampshire Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors Association

PRESENTATION: This web based training is designed to address clients with multiple diagnoses, especially those who are clients that have a substance use disorder.  The course content is intended to advance your understanding of diagnosing and treatment, and what specific problems and issues arise from multiple diagnoses and misdiagnosis. Examples of diagnostic tools will be covered, as well as aftercare issues and ideas for improving outcomes.  As a result of this training participants will be able to: 

  • identify and differentiate several overlapping diagnoses in general, and specifically to the substance using population;
  • understand how Multiple Diagnoses complicates Recovery;
  • describe several aftercare models that improve outcomes and reduce relapse; and
  • list techniques on how to reduce resistance in multiply diagnosed individuals.

PRESENTER: Joseph Zannella has 33 years of experience working with mental health and addiction issues. He specializes in helping people with Anxiety issues, Recovery from Addictions, and Eating Disorders. He is the Clinical Director of ASIST Programs in Bridgeport for Family Reentry for the last six years. He is on the faculty of the New England Institute of Addiction Studies for 16 years teaching multiple topics including Neurobiology, Internet Addictions and Ethics. With Clinical and Administrative skills and in his work as a professional educator, he has unique qualifications to assist both clinicians and clients. He is also in private practice in Fairfield County, CT.

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Event Details

July 15, 2021
8:30 am - 11:45 am
NHADACA Members: $30
Non-Members $35
*NBCC add $5