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36th Annual Training Institute on Behavioral Health & Addictive Disorders

February 9, 2015 - February 12, 2015

What is the Training Institute on Behavioral Health and Addictive Disorders?

It is a premier training event, specializing in the core issues facing the mental health and the addictions field. It is where a unique combination of nationally recognized faculty address a wide variety of today’s most relevant topics. The result is a highly acclaimed national training event featuring customized training opportunities for developing new treatment strategies and the sharing of research advances for clinicians and counselors.

Program Focus and Goals

US Journal Training, Inc. and The Institute for Integral Development present an exceptional combination of inspiring speakers and trainers, addressing today’s most relevant topics. This year’s Training Institute tackles the issues of behavioral health and addictions using an integrated approach which considers the complex emotional, social and spiritual dimensions of each individual. Trauma, depression, the dynamics of shame, neuroscience and therapy, co-occurring disorders, “post-romantic stress disorder”, the mind-body connection, expertise in therapy, the brain and addiction, domestic violence, dealing with resistance, couples therapy, clients who self-harm, ethics, medical errors and other issues will be explored.

Who Should Attend?

Enjoy networking with those working in the areas of:

• Mental Health
• Addictions Counseling
• Marriage and Family Therapy
• Psychology
• School Counseling
• Registered Nursing
• Courts and Corrections
• Prevention
• Employee Assistance
• Pastoral Counseling
• And Other Fields

Participants will be able to:

1. Identify treatment approaches and develop counseling skills for a range of issues in mental health, behavioral health, addictions and co-occurring disorders.

2. Identify the neuropsychological and neurobiological underpinnings of addictive disorders, compulsive behaviors and other problematic behavior and the therapeutic implications of these findings.

3. To discern symptoms and characteristics manifested in these addictive/behavioral disorders and to diminish/correct their negative impact on the client’s interpersonal and family relationships.

4. Identify symptoms of trauma and PTSD and appropriate therapeutic treatment for these

Limited Number of Exhibit Spaces Available

For more information contact:

Lorrie Keip Cositore

1-800-851-9100 x220


Stephen Cooke
1-800-851-9100 ext. 222



Lorrie Keip Cositore
1-800-851-9100 x220


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