A 6-hour Training with Joseph Zannella, MA, LADC
October 21, 2022
*This training will be HYBRID. When registering, please indicate if you plan to attend virtually or in-person*
PRESENTATION: This training is designed for clinicians at any experience level seeking to improve their understanding of how Mental Health issues interact with our client’s use of Stimulants. During this training, participants will learn how Stimulants such as Cocaine, Amphetamines and PCP are related to and can exacerbate mental health issues. Issues such as predisposing factors, why Stimulant can be attractive to some individuals and the evolving pool of drugs of abuse will be explored. At the end of this training, participants will:
- Learn up to date models of how Stimulant Use affects the CNS.
- Learn to differentiate Mental Health and Addiction symptoms and diagnoses.
- Learn complicating factors for treatment of individuals with co-occurring Mental Health and Stimulant Use issues.
- Explore issues and problems with medication management and compliance with co-occurring diagnoses and recovery.
- Learn impactful ways of presenting this to their clients
- Describe their own experiences with their own unique client base.
ABOUT THE PRESENTER: Joseph Zannella has 34 years of experience working with mental health and addiction issues. He specializes in helping people with Anxiety issues, Recovery from Addictions, and Eating Disorders. He was the Director of Outpatient Programs in Bridgeport for Connecticut Renaissance for five years and was the Director of the Renfrew Center of Southern Connecticut for five years specializing in treating clients with Eating Disorders. He is presently the Clinical Director for the ASIST program at Family Reentry. He is a faculty member of the New England Institute of Addiction Studies for 18 years teaching multiple courses including Neurobiology of Addiction, Psybersick, Eating Disorders, Advanced Ethics, Early Recovery Issues and the history of addiction treatment. With extensive clinical and administrative skills and in his work as a professional educator he has unique qualifications to assist both clinicians and clients. He is also in private practice in Fairfield County, CT. REGISTRATION FEE: *NHADACA Members: $65; *Non-Members $75; *NBCC add $5. For registration information contact: 603-225-7060 or firstname.lastname@example.org
6 Contact Hours Available
CRSW Performance Domains: 4
LADC/MLADC Categories of Competence: 6, 7, 12-18
CPS Domains: 6
NBCC: LICSW/L-MFT/LCMHC (Category 1) & Psychologist Category A
NH Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors Association has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider. ACEP No 6754. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. NHADACA is solely responsible for all aspects of the program.
PLEASE NOTE: Only one registrant per form. For multiple registrants you must register each one individually. Registration is not complete or guaranteed until payment is received. Payment by means other than credit card may slow down completion of registration. Checks and cash are still accepted, however, your registration will be placed on a pending list until payment is received. We strongly encourage payment by credit card for training of high demand topics. Thank you.
This training is financed under a contract with the State of NH, Department of Health and Human Services, with funds provided in part by the State of NH and/or such funding sources as were available or required, e.g., the United States Department of Health and Human Services.