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Earlybird Deadline Extended to July 1, 2016!

This fall, the College of Education and Human Services, in collaboration with the Michigan Association of Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Counselors (MAADAC), will sponsor its initial conference addressing a  broad spectrum of issues related to chemical dependency and other addictions, both behavioral and substance related. The conference will target issues which are relevant  to clinicians, educators, physicians, criminal justice personnel, and human service providers. The conference will highlight the keynote remarks of Dr. Mel Pohl on non- addictive pain management methods, but will also provide breakout sessions which will address:

  • Research based tools and practices for diagnosis, treatment, patient care, and intervention
  • Strategies for school based personnel in addressing adolescent and young adult addictive behavior in both secondary and higher education settings
  • Process addictions, including, compulsive gambling, eating disorders, and hypersexual  conduct
  • The relationship between addiction and combat related trauma within the military and public safety personnel
  • Recent medical research and treatment practices for addressing common presenting problems of patients and clients
  •  Methods in which criminal justice personnel can provide innovative strategies in working more effectively with their clients
  • CMU's new certificate program for practitioners from multiple disciplines in the treatment of addictions

The Conference is scheduled for Friday, August 19, 2016 on the campus of Central Michigan University.

For more information please contact Sheila Roupe at 989-774-3054 or email  Registration will be open from March 1 - August 1, 2016

Registration Rates:
Early Bird Rate - March 1-July 1, 2016
CMU students $30.00
Open registration $80.00

July 2-August 1, 2016
CMU students $40.00
Open registration $100.00

Same Day Registration (August 19) - $125.00

 Contact Us

Sheila Roupe
CEHS Project Coordinator
EHS Building 421

Registration Opens March 1, 2016

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