14th Annual Miriam O. Smith Educational Series (MOSES)

Alternative Approaches to Addiction

Reducing shame through a client centered approach

with renowned addiction expert and TEDx speaker, 
Adi Jaffe, PhD

Professional Development Workshop:   6 CEs    

8:30 am - 4 pm        Friday, March 16, 2018 

MOSES 2018 speaker renowned addiction expert and TEDx speaker Adi Jaffe, PhD
Adi Jaffe, PhD

 

Addiction is one of the most prevalent and destructive mental health issues the United States has ever faced, with overdose deaths alone overtaking all other forms of accidental deaths in the nation. In the past five years alone, the U.S. has seen a 50% increase in drug-related deaths, for a total of approximately

150,000 annual deaths NOT including tobacco. This means a drug-related death happens approximately every 3 seconds.

 

Still, treatment engagement is extremely poor and outcomes are disappointingly lacking, leaving many hopeless in the face of

disaster. This workshop will reconsider our current approaches to treating addiction and offer a completely new take on the problem, tying our current understanding to the treatment problem.

 

Every clinician comes across clients whose drinking or drug use interferes with their therapeutic process. Nevertheless, most clients report not wanting to completely quit drinking and begin to withdraw when approached with abstinence options. This workshop will allow participants to overcome barriers to engagement while providing a toolkit to help clients improve even if they are not interested in complete abstinence or do not identify as “addicts.”


This workshop will allow participants to overcome barriers to engagement while providing a toolkit to help clients improve even if they are not interested in complete abstinence or do not identify as “addicts.”
 

 

REGISTER INDIVIDUAL OR GROUP ONLINE NOW
Online Registration closes 5 pm March 13, 2018

 

DATE:  Friday, March 16, 2018

TIME:  8:30 am - 4 pm (Check in begins at 8 am) 

PLACE:  Cooper Creek Event Center, 4040 Cooper Rd, Blue Ash, OH 45241

FEES:  $140 by 5 pm Wednesday, March 7, 2018

             $130 for 2 or more from the same agency registering at one time by March 7, 2018
             After 5 pm March 7, 2018 a late fee of $15 per registrant will apply.          

 

Registration includes choice of lunch and 6 CEs 

Questions or for disability accommodations: 513-985-1581 or events@jfscinti.org


Workshop Agenda

6 CEs 

8 - 8:30 am
      Check-in
 

8:30 - 10 am     
      The Addiction problem – prevalence, impact and causes

  • An examination of the history of substance use in the U.S. along with relevant changes in prevention
  • Treatment and legislative efforts to curb the problem
  • Historical addiction treatment models 

10 - 10:15 am     

      Break

 

10:15 - 11:45 am     
      Current treatment failures – Poor engagement and terrible outcomes

  • Treatment entry, engagement and success in the context of the historical framework
  • Available treatment options and system gaps and their relationship to the current state of substance use

11:45 am - 12:30 pm     

      Lunch

 
12:30 - 2 pm     

      Looking up – Reformulating addiction thinking to address treatment gaps

  • an alternative model to the prevailing addiction treatment
  •          Innovative ways to address gaps and treatment failures

2 - 2:15 pm     
      Break

 

2:15 - 3:45 pm
      Tools and methods for immediate application

  • New treatment tools and their appropriate application within this new paradigm
  • Next steps: being more inclusive and successful in the future

 

3:45 - 4 pm     
      Discussion and closing

 

Key Learning Objectives

Participants will learn to:

  • Understand current gaps in addiction treatment
  • Identify key barriers to treatment engagement
  • Relate gaps to entry barriers
  • Identify the role of shame and stigma in poor outcomes
  • Utilize new approaches to engage clients in treatment
  • Understand the role of non-abstinence approaches in treatment
  • Educate and guide clients towards improvement in a non-shaming way
  • Identify pharmacological advances in addiction treatment
  • Understand emerging technology-informed tools

 

REGISTER INDIVIDUAL OR GROUP ONLINE NOW
Online Registration closes 5 pm March 13, 2018

 


Registration includes 6 Continuing Education Credits for the following:

Social Work CE (Reciprocal for Nursing)

              #RSX111103
Counseling CE*  

Marriage and Family Therapy CE*           

Psychology OPA-MCE* 

 

     Chemical Dependency RCH*           

     Occupational Therapy CE*

     Teacher Contact Hours

     Certificate of Completion

 
*application in process


Registration includes your choice of box lunch: 

Sunflower Chicken Salad on Croissant 

Tuna Salad on Croissant 

Roasted Vegetable Sandwich

Field Green Salad with grilled chicken

Kosher Tuna Salad sandwich 

 

All sandwiches include: Fruit Salad, Pasta Salad, Bagged Snack, & Cookie 

 

REGISTER INDIVIDUAL OR GROUP ONLINE NOW
 Online Registration closes 5 pm March 13, 2018

 

Who should attend?  

This program is designed for Social Workers, Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists, Educators, Psychologists, Case Managers, Nurses, Chemical Dependency Counselors, Physicians, Life Coaches, Clergy, Psychiatrists, and Occupational Therapists. 


Adi Jaffe PhD

Adi Jaffe is a nationally recognized expert on mental health, addiction and stigma. He lectures in the Psychology department at UCLA and is the President and Co-Founder of IGNTD, a company focused on alleviating suffering and inspiring hope.

 

Dr. Jaffe’s work and research focus on changing the way Americans think about, and deal with mental health and addiction issues. He is passionate about the role of shame in destroying lives and aims to greatly reduce the stigma of mental health in this country. In this context, Dr. Jaffe has used his personal experience as an incredibly effective inspirational and motivational tool.

 

Since he received his doctorate from UCLA in 2010, Dr. Jaffe has become known through his online and academic writing. His views on addiction and his research on the topic have been published in dozens of journals and online publications and he has appeared on numerous television shows and documentaries discussing current topics in addiction and the problem of addiction as a whole.

 

Questions? Email events@jfscinti.org or leave a message at 513-985-1581

 

Cancellation Policy

A refund minus $20 per person administrative fee will be issued upon request for cancellations received by 5 pm Wednesday, March 7, 2018. No refunds will be issued after March 7, 2018.

 


Jewish Family Service established the annual Miriam O. Smith Educational Series (MOSES) program in 2004 to provide an opportunity for professional development as well as offer the community a chance to learn from nationally recognized mental health experts. The series honors the memory of Miriam O. Smith, a long time social worker at Jewish Family Service who provided extensive individual and family therapy, headed the adoption program, and also served as interim director of the agency.


Jewish Foundation of Cincinnati

 

REGISTER INDIVIDUAL OR GROUP ONLINE NOW
 Online Registration closes 5 pm March 13, 2018