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School of Social Work

2013 Recovery Month Event

“Substance Use Disorder Workforce Development: Building Social Work Capacity through Collaboration”

Friday, September 20, 2013

Registration and Continental Breakfast 8:30 ~ Workshop 9 a-12 p

Lewis Towers, 111 East Pearson; Beane Hall, 13th floor

     3 CEUs (also approved by ICB, Category 1 & 2)

Presenters:  Lynn Boyle, LCSW, CADC [Loyola University Chicago, Clinical Assistant Professor]

     Director-Advanced Accredited Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Counselor Training Program

Kate Mahoney, MSW, LCSW[ Executive Director; PEER Services]

 Learning Objectives:

¨ Establish the need for social workers to receive Substance Use Disorder training in response to workforce demands and established evidence-based best practices

 ¨ Illustrate how social workers’ bio-psychosocial skill set is ideally matched with the service needs of substance-affected consumers

 ¨ Describe an effective and easily-replicated substance abuse counselor training program in partnership with community provider/partners

 ¨ Enable participants to enhance their SUD practice competence, expand their practice to more effectively serve substance-affected clients and learn how to collaborate with SUD social work educators and agencies.


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