(h*) October 14, 2022: The Science of Addiction and Recovery

Friday, October 14, 2022

9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Check-in begins at 8:30 a.m.

Pre-register by October 7, 2022

3 CEHs

$30.00 SLU Alumni and pre-registered SLU practicum instructors

$50.00 Others or registration at the door.

Course Description: This learning opportunity will provide a foundation of knowledge on which assessment, treatment planning, and interventions for substance use disorders (SUD) in general and specific to Opioid Use Disorders (OUD) will be built. Upon completion of this learning opportunity each participant will have an improved understanding of the physiology, psychology, and common treatment principles/practices to improve their clinical understanding and interventions with SUDs/OUDs. While didactic in nature this learning opportunity will integrate discussion around application throughout.

Presented by: Craig S. Miner, LPC is a Licensed Professional Counselor, a Certified Reciprocal Advanced Alcohol Drug Counselor, a Certified Co-Occurring Disorders Professional - Diplomate and a Medication Awareness Recovery Specialist in Missouri. Craig currently serves as the SUD Program Manager at Places for People. In addition, he works as an Adjunct Professor at Saint Louis University teaching courses in substance use disorder interventions and Motivational Interviewing He has 25 plus years of experience in the behavioral health field working in social/medical withdrawal management, residential, outpatient, and methadone maintenance settings as a clinician, case manager, supervisor, program director, and project manager.

SLU community members and visitors are required to wear a face mask when indoors and not eating. SLU community members and visitors will be required to either show proof of being fully vaccinated or proof of a negative COVID-19 test to attend an event on campus. This includes all members of our SLU community who have submitted proof of vaccination or have an approved exemption from our vaccination policy (please refer to SLU’s COVID 19 policies for updates or changes).

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