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APNC Northeastern Regional Training: An Introduction to Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation in Addiction Treatment

APNC Northeastern Regional Training: An Introduction to Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation in Addiction Treatment. The APNC Northeastern Region is proud to offer this training, presented by: Ed Johnson, M.Ed., MA, LPC. LGBTQ individuals are a hidden minority in addiction treatment settings.  They have issues related to shame and trauma that when left unaddressed result in unsuccessful outcomes.  This session will increase participant’s knowledge of the issues of sexual minorities and increase their skills for recognizing and working with this population.

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Antithesis of Overdose

Thursday, December 8th, 2016 at College Park Baptist Church, adjacent to UNCG’s campus, 75 community members assembled to discuss action steps and solutions surrounding opioid

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Introduction to Creative Expressive Art in MH/SA Treatment & Prevention

Introduction to Creative Expressive Art in MH/SA Treatment & Prevention: An interactive and experiential approach to music, art, movement, and creative arts therapies. An interactive and informative learning experience for MH/SA treatment and prevention professionals, using creative expressive arts as an intervention to serve their population. Individual/Group assessment techniques will be covered. Interactive activities will be presented illustrating practical and useful techniques without special music/artistic skills. Take a ways for participants will be new and fresh ideas to add to current interventions to reach positive outcomes and goals.

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