We are so excited about our April Professional Training! Mark your calendars now for Friday, April 21, 2017 and plan to join us as Mark Sanders presents on Trauma Informed Care with Adolescents and Young Adults with Substance Use Disorders.
Mark Sanders, LCSW, CADC, is an international speaker in the addictions and mental health fields whose presentations have reached thousands throughout the United States, Europe, Canada, and the Caribbean Islands. He is co-author of Recovery Management and author of Relationship Detox: How to Have Healthy Relationships in Recovery. His most recent book is entitled, Slipping through the Cracks: Intervention Strategies for Clients with Multiple Addictions and Disorders. He is a lecturer at the University of Chicago.
Trauma is at the core of addiction for adolescents and young adults. In this workshop you will learn how to address five types of trauma common among adolescents and young adults, including:

• acute stress disorder
• post traumatic stress disorder
• complex trauma
• neighborhood trauma
• historical trauma

You will be introduced to five evidenced-based approaches to trauma recovery and be aware of how to develop a trauma informed system of care for adolescents and young adults seeking recovery. Emphasis will also be placed on how to avoid secondary trauma while working with clients who have been exposed to trauma.

By the end of this workshop, you will have increased knowledge of the following:

• Be aware of how to address five types of trauma common among adolescents and young adults with substance use disorders
• Be aware of five evidence-based approaches to trauma recovery
• Be aware of five strategies that will help you avoid Secondary PTSD

This session is free but registration is required as space is limited. Registration opens to the public at 9am on Wednesday, April 5, 2017. For more information or to register, please go to http://www.mcleodcenter.com/training/.