Loyola University Chicago

School of Social Work

2013 Recovery Month Event - Substance Use Disorder Workforce Development

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

Thank you for joining us on, Friday, September 20, 2013

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]

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

 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.