Other Events

Tobacco Cessation in Treatment Settings

The goal of this training is to increase participants' understanding of tobacco, nicotine, and cessation in treatment settings. This training will also cover topics such as health effects of tobacco, the addictive properties of nicotine, cessation methods, and incorporating cessation in practice. This training will be held at 100 Billingsley Rd Charlotte, NC 28211 on the 2nd floor in Room H. Participants should pre-register by contacting Michael Pella at michael.pella@anuvia.org or 704.927.8792.

October 4, 2018, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Leora Gwin, HS-BCP, CTTS, CSAC, CSAPC-R, Primary Counselor, Charlotte Rescue Mission

Criminal Justice, Trauma, and Substance Use Disorders

The goal of this training is to discuss the neurological impact of trauma, ACE's and their impact on physical and mental health, and the relationship between trauma and substance abuse. A documentary will also be shown and discussed. This training will be held at 100 Billingsley Rd Charlotte, NC 28211 on the 2nd floor in Room H. Participants should pre-register by contacting Michael Pella at michael.pella@anuvia.org or 704.927.8792.

October 11, 2018, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Ebony Rao, M.A., Ed.M., LPC, CIT Coordinator, Mecklenburg County Health Department

Gambling and Addiction

The goal of this training is to serve as an introduction to gambling addiction, its psychological and biochemical elements and how human services professionals can address it. This training will be held at 100 Billingsley Rd Charlotte, NC 28211 on the 2nd floor in Room H. Participants should pre-register by contacting Michael Pella at michael.pella@anuvia.org or 704.927.8792.

October 18, 2018, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Robert Cox, Ed.D., LPC, LCAS, CSI, CCMHC, ACS, Assistant Professor, Pfeiffer University

Self-Care in Professional Practice

The goal of this training is to help participants become more proficient at practicing self-care. This training will also discuss the importance of self-care both professionally and personally; compassion fatigue, burnout, and vicarious trauma; and creative ways to practice self-care. The practice of a creative self-care technique will close the session. This training will be held at 100 Billingsley Rd Charlotte, NC 28211 on the 2nd floor in Room H. Participants should pre-register by contacting Michael Pella at michael.pella@anuvia.org or 704.927.8792.

October 25, 2018, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Brittany Hammonds, MSW, LCSW, LCAS, CSI, Residential Supervisor, Anuvia

Veterans’ Issues, PTSD, and Substance Use Disorders

The goal of this training is to cover the effects of PTSD, issues specific to treating veterans, and how to connect veterans to the services they need. This training will be held at 100 Billingsley Rd Charlotte, NC 28211 on the 2nd floor in Room H. Participants should pre-register by contacting Michael Pella at michael.pella@anuvia.org or 704.927.8792.

November 15, 2018, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Nicole French, Psy.D., Clinical Director, Veterans Bridge Home