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Continuing Education Events: Next Opportunity in Winter Park, Florida

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Advanced Recovery Systems, a leader in the behavioral health care industry, strives to provide medical professionals with the most up-to-date information regarding the trends and new discoveries in their field. To further apply this effort, the company hosts regular continuing-education events throughout the United States.

Next Continuing Education Event: Winter Park, Florida


  • Sept. 14, 2018
  • 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Blu on the Avenue
  • 326 South Park Avenue
  • Winter Park, Florida, 32789
  • Topic: “Binge Eating Disorder: What It’s All About” | Dr. Joann Hendelman, FAED, CEDS
  • Continuing Education event

    Why You Won’t Want to Miss It

    Advanced Recovery Systems will host a new continuing-education event on Sept. 14 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Blue on the Avenue in Winter Park, Florida. The event will feature Dr. Joann Hendelman, the clinical director of The Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness. Her presentation, titled “Binge Eating Disorder: What It’s All About,” will describe the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders definition of the disease, along with other topics, including:
    • Which people are at risk.
    • The common signs and symptoms of a binge eating disorder.
    • The relationship between the disorder and obesity.
    • How  Binge Eating Disorder is connected to substance use.
    Brunch will be provided. Clinicians, social workers, nurses, case managers, therapists, psychologists and others who attend the event will receive three continuing-education hours as accredited by the National Board for Certified Counselors. Those interested in attending can register now for this free, professional event.

    continuing-education event about mental health and addiction

    Previous Continuing Education Event: Orlando, Florida

    August 17, 2018

    Topics:

    • “This Is Your Brain On Drugs” | Timothy Huckaby, MD, FASAM
    • “Stigma and Shame” | Aaron Moore, MA, LMHC
    • “Feeling Groovy” | Paul Kurlancheek, MA

    Event Highlights

    “This Is Your Brain On Drugs” | Timothy Huckaby
    • Explanation of how drugs alter a person’s brain.
    • Becoming familiar with screening tests for substance use disorders.
    • How to identify people who will respond positively to interventions and those who require specialized medical treatment for their substance use disorder.
    • Recognizing the most well-known and effective treatment strategies and therapies of excellent rehab programs.
    “Stigma and Shame” | Aaron Moore
    • Discuss why mental health can be so difficult for people to talk about.
    • Understand the barriers that prevent people from discussing mental health with their loved ones.
    “Feeling Groovy” | Paul Kurlancheek
    • A different solution for handling everyday anxiety and physical pain.
    • Discuss and learn the emotional freedom technique to help minimize or eliminate discomfort through the body.
    View past presentations to learn more about Advanced Recovery System’s continuing education program.
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