Addressing Substance Use: Tools for Healthcare Professionals
As a healthcare professional, you will likely meet individuals you think should seriously consider substance abuse treatment. This expert-led webinar covers the tools needed to have non-confrontational discussions regarding alcohol or drug use, help individuals recognize their own substance abuse issues and motivate someone to consider treatment.
What You Will Learn
- Identify and distinguish the various levels of substance use issues most likely to be encountered in healthcare settings.
- Identify tools for screening and assessment of patients for substance use issues.
- Understand the process for a brief intervention.
- Learn special considerations when it comes to referring a person for substance abuse treatment.
PLEASE NOTE: The playback of this webinar will NOT provide CEUs to viewers.
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Meet the Trainer
Gateway Treatment Centers
With more than 40 years of professional experience in the addiction and behavioral health fields, Dr. John Larson oversees medical practices at Gateway's network of treatment centers.
Dr. Larson has served as Medical Director for Outpatient Addiction Programs at Resurrection Behavioral Health in Downers Grove, IL, and Rush University Behavioral Health in Chicago. A recognized expert in the field, Dr. Larson was an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Rush Medical College for more than 15 years.