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What Every Addictions Counselor Should Know About Psychotropic Medications

Due to the increasing number of addiction patients presenting themselves to our programs with co-existing psychiatric diagnosis and on medications, it has become necessary for counselors to familiarize themselves with these conditions and their treatment.  We will explore the most common conditions and medications; drug uses; purposes doses; potential for abuse; side effects and risks.  The importance of interacting with your client’s physicians and the need for patient education regarding their medications will be discussed.

What Every Addictions Counselor Should Know About Psychotropic Medications

General Information

Fee: $69.00
Course Type: Day Trainings
Credits: 6
Certification Type/Section(s):
CASAC - For Renewal Only CPP Sec 1 CPS Sec 1

Instructor Information

Name: Sue Sulzman
Credentials: LCSW, MAC, CASAC
Bio: Sue Sulzman, LCSW, MAC, CASAC has over 35 years experience in the alcohol and substance abuse field. Having worked in every licensed treatment modality, in a wide variety of roles from counselor to director, she brings a wealth of clinical examples to all of her trainings. Additionally, Sue worked for DAAA and OASAS and has taught at most area colleges and universities. She is presently a consultant and trainer with Consultation and Training Services (CaTS) specializing in clinical and administrative aspects of addiction.
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