FRIDAY, January 27, 2017
The Biology of Loss:
A Trauma-informed Perspective In Treating Addiction and Concurrent Disorders
In this full-day conference, Dr. Gabor Maté, joined by Dr. Phyllis Solon, address the interplay of trauma and adverse childhood events (ACES) on the co-occurrence of substance use disorders and mental illness. They will explore the individual, historical and systemic contexts of trauma and its developmental, neurological and relational impact on people. Such awareness gives us powerful therapeutic tools, highlights implications for practice and aspirations for training. A panel of three community-based agency representatives will share how they have implemented trauma-informed care.
This conference is sponsored by Minnesota Department of Humans Services, Division of Mental Health.
6 CEUs available.