Assessment and Treatment of Substance Use Disorders

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This training will provide a broad overview of the scope and impact of substance use disorders with a special focus on the current opioid epidemic. You will leave with helpful tips for careful assessment of substance use disorders and a practical understanding of local resources for care and treatment. We will also explore the impact of addiction upon family members and develop creative strategies for how to support affected others.

Contact Hours

6 Contact Hours

Presenter Biography

Jim Gorham, LCPC, has worked in the mental health field for nearly 20 years. He has expertise in CBT, group therapy and addiction treatment. He has taught college-level psychology courses and presented on a variety of mental health topics to organizations in southern Maine. He currently operates a private practice in South Portland and works in a clinic for medication assisted treatment for clients struggling with opioid use disorder.