Betty Ford Center Women’s Symposium
Advanced Training for Professionals Who Treat Women
June 26, 2013
Lincoln Center Campus
113 West 60th Street
New York, NY 10023
There is limited on-street parking. For information/directions, call Fordham University at (212) 636-6000. Most of the private garages offer discounts when validated at Fordham. Check with the garage you prefer for policies.
Continuing Education: 5.0 hours (No partial hours issued)
APA - Betty Ford Center is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Betty Ford Center maintains responsibility for this program and its content for 5 contact hours.
BBS - Course meets the qualifications of 5 continuing education hours for MFTs and/or LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Science, P.C.E. # 2536.
BRN – Betty Ford Center is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider # 13322, for 5 contact hours.
NAADAC – Betty Ford Center is a NAADAC Approved Educational Provider # 338 for 5 continuing educational hours.
CAADAC – Provider approved by CFAAP, Provider Number 1N-88-160-1112 for 5 continuing educational hours.
NYS CASAC –Seabrook House is a NYS OASAS educational provider number 1056, 5 continuing educational hours, pending application approval.
Level of Instructions: Intermediate
1. Identify best practice guidelines when working with children affected by the disease of addiction.
- Identify the healing stages for children from addicted families.
- Describe two techniques to assist these children in the healing process.
2. Identify best practice guidelines when working with women and older adults that are chemically dependent.
- Report improved confidence in applying front line practical knowledge in identifying substance abuse, treatment options and supporting recovery from substance abuse in women 50+.
- Summarize generational differences in histories, values and chemical use and how this has changed emerging older adult addiction.
3. Participants will understand:
- Why it is important to engage women around their strengths, particularly when they do not appear to be using them.
- How to build resiliency skills in female high-risk populations
4. Participants will be able to identify reenactment and self-sabotaging behaviors analogous to trauma and addiction.
- Identify self-healing strategies for trauma victims
- Explain why trauma is both physically and emotionally immobilizing.
Please note: it is your responsibility to contact your licensing/certification board directly to determine eligibility to meet your continuing education requirements.