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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


November 2, 2018 at Blu on the Avenue

326 S Park Ave, Winter Park, FL 32789
“Substance Use Disorders: Understanding, Recognizing, and Treating the Disease”
Richard Molina, Lead Therapist at The Recovery Village
“The Opioid Epidemic and Fentanyl Analogs”
Dr. Howard Taylor , Laboratory Director at Addiction Labs
Complimentary lunch.
Please RSVP by October 29th.
**Please note: Attendees will need to contact their governing body in order to have credits applied. Exception would be nurses that would go through CE Brokers.** Priority seating is for attendees receiving credit.


November 9, 2018 at Maggiano’s Little Italy

500 16th Street #150 Denver, CO 80202
Andy Sethi, MA, RN, LPC, LAC , Clinical Director, Red Rocks Recovery
“The Continuum of Care in Addiction Treatment: From Detox to Self Help and Everything in Between”
Neil Wright, LPC, Co-Owner/Founder of Temme Meil and Founder/Owner/Therapist at Elevatory Paths Counseling
Melissa Wright, MA, Linguist & Co-Owner/Founder of Temme Meil
“The Language of Communication”
3 Continuing Education hours will be awarded as accredited by NBCC.
Complimentary brunch and parking.


November 16, 2018 at BRIO Tuscan Grille

1500 Polaris Pkwy, Columbus, OH 43240
Ramona Peel, MA
Lead Trainer and Trans Patient Navigator
The Institute for LGBTQ Health Equity, Equitas Health
“Health Concerns Amongst LGBTQ Youth”
Brunch will be provided.
2 Continuing Education hours will be awarded as accredited by NBCC.


November 16, 2018 at Bridgewater Bistro

20 Basin Street Astoria, OR 97103
11am – 3:00pm
“Your Greatest Resource for Your Clients/Family is Your Own Self Care”
Jacki Gethner, LMT CADC 1
“Creating a Vision for Recovery” 
Steven Hart – Executive Director, The Recovery Village Ridgefield
Lunch will be provided.
3 Continuing Education hours will be awarded as accredited by NBCC.

Past Events

To view a presentation please click on the year below.


Our Speakers

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

Lena Wooton

Dr. Kevin Wandler

Nanci E. Stockwell

Dr. Timothy Huckaby

Renee Cherowitz

Steven Hart

Robert J Ochsner

Richard Molina

Michael Hunter

Guest Speakers

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