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Continuing Education for Medical Professionals

At Advanced Recovery Systems (ARS), we understand how important it is for medical professionals to be up to date with the latest advancements in their fields. That’s why we are pleased to offer a series of continuing education opportunities in our local communities, led by Advanced Recovery Systems’ team of doctors and clinicians. Each presentation is tailored to your specific practice, keeping you current with the latest trends and treatment protocols. We want to help each professional stay on the forefront of advancements in the following fields: substance abuse, addiction, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), eating disorders and other co-occurring mental health issues.

Advanced Recovery Systems has been approved by the National Board of Certified Counselors as an Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP No. 6874). Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Advanced Recovery Systems is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

You can find upcoming events in your area or to view presentations from past events below.

Upcoming Events

Florida

August 17, 2018 at Blu on the Avenue

Location:
326 South Park Avenue Winter Park, FL 32789
Time:
10am-2pm
Presenters:
Aaron Moore MA, LMHC
Co-Founder, Solace Counseling
“Stigma and Shame: How we (and our clients} can better understand the lies we were taught that keep us from recovery, and how we can empower each other in creating spaces for healing”
Paul Kurlancheek MA
Clinical Specialist at Retreat Palm Beach
“Feeling Groovy” – Slow Down You Move Too Fast – Supplementary Modalities For The Purpose Of Pain and Anxiety Management
Dr. Timothy Huckaby MD, FASAM
Medical Director, Orlando Recovery Center
“This is Your Brain on Drugs, Understanding the Brain Changes with Addiction”
3 Continuing Education hours will be awarded as accredited by NBCC.
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September 14, 2018 at Blu on the Avenue

Location:
326 South Park Avenue Winter Park, FL 32789
Time:
10am-2pm
Presenter:
Joann Hendelman PhD, FAED, CEDS
Clinical Director of The Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness
“Binge Eating Disorder: What It’s All About”

3 Continuing Education hours will be awarded as accredited by NBCC.
RSVP

Colorado

September 14, 2018 Maggiano’s Little Italy

Location:
500 16th Street #150 Denver, CO 80202
Time:
10am-2pm
Presenters:
Lindsey Chadwick, MA, LPC
Kathleen Rhodes, MA, LPCC
Children’s Counselors,  Hazelden Betty Ford
Presentiation:
“Whole Family Healing: Helping Kids Break the Generational Cycle of Addiction”
3 Continuing Education hours will be awarded as accredited by NBCC.
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October 12, 2018 at The Boulder Cork

Location:
3295 30th Street, Boulder, CO 80301
Time:
11am-3pm
Presenter:
Valerie J Shinbaum
MS, LPC, MAC, NCC
Founder of Body, Mind and Balance
Presentiation:
“Teachable Moments From the 12 Step Trenches
 – Incorporating Recovery TOTS (Tools of Twelve Step) to Address Addictions – Process and Substance – In Clinical Treatment Modalities”
3 Continuing Education hours will be awarded as accredited by NBCC.
RSVP

Ohio

August 17, 2018 at BRIO Tuscan Grille

Location:
1500 Polaris Pkwy, Columbus, OH 43240
Time:
10am-1pm
Presenter:
Jennifer Haywood
Owner, Haywood Counseling
Motivational Interviewing”
Brunch will be provided.
2 Continuing Education hours will be awarded as accredited by NBCC.
RSVP

September 21, 2018 at BRIO Tuscan Grille

Location:
1500 Polaris Pkwy, Columbus, OH 43240
Time:
10am-2pm
Presenter:
Kim Kehl M.Ed.
Ohio Mental Health & Addiction Services Trauma Informed Care Project Coordinator
“Trauma-Informed Approach: Key Assumptions and Principles”
Brunch will be provided.
3 Continuing Education hours will be awarded as accredited by NBCC.
RSVP

Washington

August 24, 2018 at Maggiano’s Little Italy

Location:
10455 NE 8th St, Bellevue, WA 98004
Time:
10am -1:00pm
Presenter:
“Cannabis is Harmless….Think Again! An Addiction Medicine Perspective”
Dr. Kevin Wandler
Chief Medical Officer, Advanced Recovery Systems
Brunch will be provided.
2 Continuing Education hours will be awarded as accredited by NBCC.
RSVP

September 28, 2018 at Royal Oaks Country Club

Location:
8917 NE Fourth Plain Blvd., Vancouver, WA 98662
Time:
10am – 2:00pm
Presenters:
Addiction and the Brain: Drug Use/Abuse and Development
Jim A Jensen, MAC, CADCII
Addiction Specialist Professor and Clinical Supervisor at Volunteers of America, Oregon, InAct

“Magic” Brownies and Call me in the Morning—An Addiction Medicine Physician Viewpoint on Cannabis in America
Dr. Kevin Wandler
Chief Medical Officer, Advanced Recovery Systems
Brunch will be provided.
3 Continuing Education hours will be awarded as accredited by NBCC.
RSVP

October 26, 2018 at Royal Oaks Country Club

Location:
8917 NE Fourth Plain Blvd., Vancouver, WA 98662
Time:
10am – 2:00pm
Presenter:
“Trauma Informed Care”
Athena H. Phillips, LCSW
Owner/Therapist Integrative Trauma Treatment Center (ITTC) & Vancouver Integrative Counseling
Lunch will be provided.
3 Continuing Education hours will be awarded as accredited by NBCC.
RSVP

Past Events

To view a presentation please click on the year below.

2018

Our Speakers

For more information on our experts, please click their photo.

Lena Wooton

Clinical Director, The Recovery Village Columbus

Dr. Kevin Wandler, MD

Chief Medical Officer, Advanced Recovery Systems

Nanci E. Stockwell, LCSW, MBA

Chief Clinical and Education Officer, Advanced Recovery Systems

Dr. Timothy Huckaby, MD, FASAM

Medical Director, Orlando Recovery Center

Renee Cherowitz, LMHC

Clinician, Orlando Recovery Center

Steven Hart

Executive Director, The Recovery Village Ridgefield

Robert J Ochsner, MD

Attending Physician, The Recovery Village Palmer Lake

Richard Molina, LMHC

Lead Therapist, The Recovery Village

Michael Hunter

Executive Director The Recovery Village Palmer Lake

Guest Speakers

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