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Addiction is Depressing! Utilizing CBT & DBT for Treatment Effectiveness, a Chemical Dependency Training Consortium Event
PeaceHealth Southwest Mill Plain Campus, Health Education Center, Auditorium A
Vancouver, WA
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Addiction is Depressing! Utilizing CBT & DBT for Treatment Effectiveness, a Chemical Dependency Training Consortium Event
Goal of Training
Come spend the day with the Chemical Dependency Training Consortium learning how to utilized Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) for treating addiction and depression. Both CBT and DBT are evidence based treatment modalities that have been highly beneficial for use in addiction and mental health treatment.

The aim of this course will be to provide a basic overview of the DBT and CBT treatment modalities and how they combine to address and manage major depression which lends itself to the development and maintenance of addiction. First, a general overview of Dialectic Behavioral Therapy and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy will be provided. Then an introduction to mindfulness and its importance in treating addictions. Next the program will examine CBT for Depression and the Vancouver VA Substance Abuse Treatment Programs Behavioral Skills Curriculum. Finally the training will combine these methods into a solid comprehensive approach for dealing with depression and addiction.

At the end of this course each attendee should have the basic understanding Dialectic Behavioral Therapy and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and how to utilize them as recovery tool for co-occurring disorders and addiction. The course will teach the basics of each therapy and how they are utilized with clients for a holistic approach to sobriety. They will be able to help clients struggling with mood disorders to build skills and gain some mastery around emotions, behaviors, and thinking errors. At the end of this session there will be a brief question and answer session if time allows.

Behavioral Objectives
This course will provide the basic premise and components to Dialectic Behavioral Therapy through power point presentation and group discussion.
Individuals will be provided the basic premise and concepts associated with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and then choose a behavior in themselves they would like to see change.
Participants will gain a basic understanding of how depression and addiction feed one another in an endless loop of negative thinking, emotions, and behaviors through examining their identified topic of change through one or both theories.
Participants will learn about mindfulness and how it can be a powerful tool in breaking the addiction/depression loop by applying their own chosen topic during a mindfulness exercise.
Participants will develop new ideas and insights into the cycle of addiction and the skills needed to alter the cycle through working on their own topic of discovery.

 8:30 - 9:00  Registration
 9:00 - 9:10  CDTC Announcements and Introductions
 9:10 - 10:00  Part I: The Addicted Brain and Co-Occurring Mood Disorders
10:15 - 11:00  Part II: Introduction to Dialectic Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
11:00 - 12:00  Part III: DBT for Recovery
 Noon - 1:00  Lunch ***On Your Own***
  1:00 - 2:15  Part IV: Introduction to the roll of Mindfulness and Non-Traditional Approaches in Breaking the Addiction/ Depression Cycle
  2:15 - 2:30  Break
  2:30 - 4:15  Part V: Combining DBT, CBT, & Mindfullness into a holistic approach to improving mood and achieving recovery.
  2:15 - 2:30  Break
  2:30 - 4:15  Part V: Combining DBT & CBT into holistic approaches for recovery
  4:15 - 4:30  Q&A, Wrap-Up, Evaluation completion, and CEU handout

Kathleen A. Frederick, MSW, LICSW, CADC II, currently provides case management, psychoeducation, and individual therapy under the Veterans Administration Substance Abuse Treatment Program. Additionally she was the chairperson for the Portland VA Social Work Professional Standards Board and a field instructor for Portland State University. She has been a speaker for the American Association of Professional Coders, Returning Veterans Project, Portland VA Social Work Intern Service, Native Veterans Summit: Gathering of Warriors II and El Paso County Probation in Colorado. She has completed her comprehensive exams and is presently working on her dissertation for her Education Doctorate degree in Counseling Psychology at Argosy University. She has worked for the Veterans Health Administration since 2005.

Aysha Crain, MSW, LCSW, is the Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) Program Coordinator in the Outpatient Mental Health Clinic at the VA Portland Health Care System. As part of the DBT Team she provides individual psychotherapy using DBT and Prolonged Exposure to treat Veterans with symptoms of PTSD, Borderline Personality Disorder, Depression, and Anxiety. She is also an Adjunct Professor in the School of Social Work at Portland State University. She has been with the Veterans Health Administration since 2010.

Jeanette Morrison, MSW, LCSW, is currently a Clinical Social Worker who currently provides case management, psychoeducation, and individual therapy under the Veterans Administration Substance Abuse Treatment Program. In addition, she conducts a mindfulness drop in group for staff and Veterans two days a week at the Vancouver VA. She has recently began a debrief group for trauma based yoga group to increase the efficacy for Veterans. She has worked for the VA since 2007.

Pre-registration and payment in advance is required.
This course has been approved by CDTC as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #100385. CDTC is responsible for all aspects of their programming.

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The CDTC Refund/Cancellation Policy:
For full refund, cancellation of attendance must be received by the CDTC at least 3 days prior to the event.
Cancellations made in less than 3 days of the event are subject to a $15 handling charge.
Occasionally, changes are made due to speaker availability or unforeseen circumstances. The CDTC will send out an email announcement to the registration contact and provide an update on our website.
If we are aware of bad weather in the area, the CDTC will extend the full refund deadline to include the morning of the training. The CDTC still must receive notice of cancellation of attendance prior to 10 a.m.

Lunch: There is a one hour lunch break on your own. There is a large cafeteria at the hospital in addition to a smaller cafe and coffee shop with pre-made meals available. Several lunch options are available to the East, past I-205. It is recommended that you check google maps to check for lunch options including Sweet Tomatoes, Chuck's Produce, or fast food restaurants such as Arby's, Taco Bell or Burgerville.

Date: Friday, August 11th, 2017 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.


PeaceHealth Southwest Mill Plain Campus, Health Education Center, Auditorium A (View)
600 NE 92nd Ave.,
Vancouver, WA 98664
United States


Education > Classes
Education > Workshops

Minimum Age: 16
Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!


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