The focus of this two-day training is on interactive exercises that demonstrate techniques that counselors can use to help clients develop coping skills, as well as emotional wellness.
In this 6.0-hour knowledge-based activity, participants will discuss ways in which health and human service professionals can help guide people along their recovery journey and engage with other community and state organizations to promote improved outcomes.
The North Carolina Association for the Treatment of Opioid Dependence(NCATOD) is once again proud to present the 2019 Conference for Best Practices in Opioid Treatment: Voices for Recovery.
Sessions have been designed to meet the specialized needs of professionals working with medicated-assisted therapies with specific focus areas for nurses, administrators, clinicians and managers.
This year, we are excited to bring Substance Abuse Professionals together for the following objectives:
- We will identify advocacy roles, issues, and opportunities for opioid treatment providers across the spectrum of opioid treatment.
- We will explore the “Team Concept of Care” in an OTP to address issues of significance with a multidisciplinary approach to care.
- We will provide a unique opportunity to network with opioid treatment colleagues in Addiction Nursing and Counseling from across the state.
NCATOD is the North Carolina affiliate of the American Association for the Treatment of Opioid Dependence (AATOD), which was founded in 1984 to enhance the quality of patient care in treatment programs by promoting the growth and development of comprehensive opioid treatment services throughout the United States.
Who Should Attend?
This conference is for nurses, counselors and support staff working in the field of Medically Assisted Treatment, such as:
- Social Workers
- Marriage and Family Therapists
- Professional Counselors
- Mental Health Counselors
“When we empower our professionals through deliberate education and vigilant advocacy, more lives are saved, more people find wellness and more communities prosper.” – APNC’s Why Statement
Addiction Professionals of North Carolina is committed to empowering our prevention, treatment, and recovery professionals to thrive. The unrelenting addiction epidemic and North Carolina’s evolving continuum of care require deliberate education and vigilant advocacy.
Our conferences keep helpers up to date on what’s trending in the field. We provide training on exciting innovations and updates on pertinent legislation and policy. Participants seize these opportunities to network with change agents from across the country to improve their practice and amplify their voices.
Join the movement.