Advanced Recovery Systems provides continuing education opportunities for medical professionals so they can stay up to date on the industry’s newest trends. These valuable events are held throughout the country, satisfy continuing education credits for attendees and provide expert insight and experiences for people to learn from.
Next Continuing Education Event: Orlando, Florida
May 4, 2018
11:30 a.m.–2 p.m.
7760 W. Sand Lake Road
Orlando, Florida, 32819
Topic: “Yoga as Therapy” | Cheryl Albright OTR/L, C-IAYT
“Current Drug Trends: The Influence on the Adolescent Brain” | Jessica Spencer EdD, CAP, CPP
Why You Won’t Want to Miss It
Florida’s next continuing education event features occupational therapist and yoga instructor Cheryl Albright. She’s the founder of Soul to Soul Yoga and has 13 years of experience in occupational therapy. Albright grew up with an older brother who had autism and an aunt with down syndrome. From working at Rotary Camp Onsewaya, she started working with children who had special needs and taught yoga for the Special Child for seven years. Albright received registered yoga teacher training in 2014 and advanced training in adapting Hatha yoga for those suffering from scleroderma.
Jessica Spencer will then share her expertise on how drugs can affect an adolescent brain. Spencer is the community outreach coordinator for Next Generation Village, which is a drug and alcohol rehabilitation facility in Central Florida that is specifically for minors. Spencer is a certified prevention and addictions professional in Florida and possesses more than 20 years of experience in the field. Her specific areas of expertise are working and volunteering in substance use prevention, intervention, and treatment, predominantly with adolescents and their families.
The event is free to attend, and lunch will be provided. Additionally, each attendee will receive two continuing education hours, credited by the National Board for Certified Counselors. Does this fit your professional interests? Space is limited to 40 attendees, so RSVP as soon as possible.
Previous Continuing Education Event: Tampa, Florida
March 23, 2018
Topic: “Dialectical Behavior Therapy Adapted to Treat People with Emotional Behavioral Disorders and Substance Abuse” | Nancy S. Gordon LCSW
The previous continuing education event in Florida featured nationally recognized DBT-Linehan board-certified clinician Nancy S. Gordon. She discussed how dialectical behavior therapy can be adapted to treat people suffering from emotional behavioral disorders and substance use disorders. Gordonis the founder of the Tampa Bay Center for Cognitive Behavior and she explained the benefits of using a therapy that was originally designed to help individuals suffering from personality disorders to treat people struggling with substance misuse.
Those interested in Advanced Recovery Systems’ continuing education events can view past presentations to learn more about the program.