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Behavioral Health of the Palm Beaches Co-Sponsors Northeast Conference on Behavioral Health Addictive Disorders

On September 12-15, 2012, BHOPB will be co-sponsoring an all-new conference on behavioral addictive disorders in New Brunswick, NJ in association with the Governors Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse (GCADA). The conference will highlight and discuss the relationship between trauma and addictive disorders and how they impact victims\’ daily lives and their interactions and long-term relationships with people. There will be four days of discussions and lectures by some of the most respected and experienced professionals in the addiction [...]

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Alumni Reunion

All Alumni, their friends, and family are welcome to attend. Please RSVP before January 31, 2011 by email: cheryl@alumniepal.com david@alumniepal.com Call Alumni DepartmentMonday-Thursday from 6pm-10pm, speak to Cheryl at 561-721-9847. All Staff are encouraged and welcome to attend.

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2010 International First Responder-Military SYMPOSIUM

Keynote Speaker Dr. Mathieu Guidere – University of Geneva, Switzerland Predictive Profiling of Lone Bombers FEATURING Dr. Newton Howard – MIT Mind Project Director Dr. Louis M. French – Walter Reed Dr. John Violanti – University of Buffalo Major Eduardo Suarez – Beyond the Yellow Ribbon Program THIS IS WHY THIS EVENT IS WORTH ATTENDING… Greg believed in the Iraq war and in his abilities as a warrior. Twice, he served his country in combat, first in Kosovo and then in Iraq as an elite Army Ranger. He [...]

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WORKSHOP: Rx Drug Abuse vs. State-of-the-Art Treatment

West Palm Beach Convention Center 650 Okeechobee Blvd. West Palm Beach, Florida 33401 The problem of easy access to opiate pain medication at relatively unregulated Pain Clinics in Palm Beach County and in South Florida has been well documented in the Palm Beach Post (5/17/10) and addressed by the County Board of Commissioners as well as the Florida State Legislature. The abuse of prescription pain medication is being actively addressed by the Palm Beach County Substance Abuse Coalition, government, treatment [...]

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SEMINAR: First Responders: Special issues in treatment and the role of the family

There are unique considerations when treating First Responders. First Responders include Police Officers, Corrections Officers, Fire Fighters, EMTs, and Flight Attendants. They come from highly stressful occupations where weakness and avoidance is not an option. They have faced traumatic situations and very likely suffer from PTSD. If they are abusing alcohol and, perhaps especially illegal drugs, they live with conflict. They often communicate among themselves and shut out others and often families. The effect is that their families greatly [...]

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International Law Enforcement SYMPOSIUM 2010 – Post-Deployment Issues for Law Enforcement Organizations

Register: The fee is $79.00 which includes lunch and refreshments. 7:30-8:30am – Registration & Continental breakfast 5:00pm – Conclusion If paying by check, please download the attached registration form. To register by phone or for multiple registrants, call 866-754-3220 FEATURING KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Dr. Mathieu Guidere – University of Geneva, Switzerland Dr. Mathieu Guidere is Professor at the University of Geneva, Switzerland, and Senior fellow at the Center for Advanced Defense Studies in Washington DC. As a leading scientist on cognitive linguistics and its applications to defense and security, [...]

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Innovations in Substance Abuse Treatment – Workshop on Emotional Sobriety & Book Signing Event

Featuring:Tian Dayton, MA, Ph.D.,T.E.P. Tian Dayton is the director of The New York Psychodrama Training Institute where she runs training groups in psychodrama, sociometery and experiential group therapy. Dr. Dayton is a fellow and scholar’s award winner of ASGPP. She was a faculty member at New York University for eight years teaching psychodrama. Dr. Dayton has been a guest expert on NBC, CNN, MSNBC, Montel, Rikki Lake, John Walsh, and Geraldo. For more information, tiandayton.com Credits: 3 CEUs for Addiction Professionals, LCSWs, [...]

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Integrating Pharmacological and Psychotherapeutic Interventions in the Treatment of Substance Abuse Disorders

3.5 CMEs for Physicians / 3.5 CEUs for Addiction Professionals, LCSWs, LMHCs, LMFTs and Nurses. Featuring:Louis Baxter, Sr., M.D., President of the American Society of Addiction Medicine Arnold Washton, Ph.D., Executive Director of Recovery Options and author of Cocaine Addiction: Treatment, Recovery and Relapse Prevention  Questions?Call 561-966-5128, ext. 235 or e-mail mweiner@bhpalmbeach.com

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