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Addressing the Intersection of Trauma, Mental Health Challenges, and Substance Use

Start Date: May 29, 2014
End Date: May 29, 2014
Location:
Event Details:

Federal Partners Committee on Women and Trauma webinar 
May 29, 2014 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM EST

Mental health and substance-use conditions often co-occur. Approximately 8.9 million adults have co-occurring disorders; that is, they have both a mental and substance-use disorder. Only 7.4 percent of individuals receive treatment for both conditions with 55.8 percent receiving no treatment at all. Histories of trauma experiences are also very prevalent for individuals who may have mental health challenges or substance-use conditions. Given the high prevalence for all three issues, integrated trauma-informed approaches are needed. This webinar will provide an overview of current research and evidence-based programming.

Learning Objectives: Participants will:

  • Understand the historical context for addressing the intersection of mental health, substance use, and trauma.
  • Review current research on the prevalence of trauma and adverse experiences and their impacts in the lives of women and girls across the lifespan.
  • Learn more about two evidence-based programs (Seeking Safety and the Trauma Resolution Center).
  • Understand core components of a trauma-informed approach when addressing the intersection of mental health, substance use, and trauma.

Who Should Attend? 
Policymakers; Administrators; Service Providers from health, education, workforce, justice, military, housing, emergency management, domestic violence, and other systems; Federal and State representatives; Employers; Stakeholders with an interest in Women and Trauma; and the general public.

Speakers: 

  • Sara Afayee, MSW, Public Health Advisor, Substance Abuse and Mental HealthServices Administration
  • Susan E. Salasin, International Adviser for Development of Trauma Informed Care
    Public Health Programs
  • Teresa Descilo, MCT, MSW, Founder and Director of the Trauma Resolution Center
  • Lisa Najavits, PhD, Professor of Psychiatry, Boston University School of Medicine,Harvard Medical School

Register >> 

After registering, you will receive the webinar link in your confirmation email.

Please prepare your system ahead of time:
We highly recommend that you test your
connection to Adobe Connect™ in advance of the webinar to ensure access. To test your
connection click on the following:
http://nasmhpd.adobeconnect.com/common/help/en/support/meeting_test.htm.
You may be prompted to install ActiveX control, Adobe Flash Player and Adobe Connect
add-ins. If you encounter any difficulty testing your connection or accessing the
webinar, please contact Adobe Technical Support by calling 1-800-422-3623.

Questions? 
If you have questions related to registering for this webinar, please contact Melanie
Sutherland (melanie.sutherland@nasmhpd.org), SAMHSA’s National Center for
Trauma-Informed Care.

The SAMHSA-HRSA Center for Integrated Health Solutions (CIHS) does not endorse or attest to the quality of the content. Questions regarding content, recordings, and additional information should be directed to the host organization and/or presenter.

Contact Email: melanie.sutherland@nasmhpd.org
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Registration Url: https://nasmhpd.memberclicks.net/index.php?option=com_mc&view=mc&mcid=for m_165441

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Webinar Details

Addressing the Intersection of Trauma, Mental Health Challenges, and Substance Use

Start Date: May 29, 2014
End Date: May 29, 2014
Location:
Event Details:

Federal Partners Committee on Women and Trauma webinar 
May 29, 2014 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM EST

Mental health and substance-use conditions often co-occur. Approximately 8.9 million adults have co-occurring disorders; that is, they have both a mental and substance-use disorder. Only 7.4 percent of individuals receive treatment for both conditions with 55.8 percent receiving no treatment at all. Histories of trauma experiences are also very prevalent for individuals who may have mental health challenges or substance-use conditions. Given the high prevalence for all three issues, integrated trauma-informed approaches are needed. This webinar will provide an overview of current research and evidence-based programming.

Learning Objectives: Participants will:

  • Understand the historical context for addressing the intersection of mental health, substance use, and trauma.
  • Review current research on the prevalence of trauma and adverse experiences and their impacts in the lives of women and girls across the lifespan.
  • Learn more about two evidence-based programs (Seeking Safety and the Trauma Resolution Center).
  • Understand core components of a trauma-informed approach when addressing the intersection of mental health, substance use, and trauma.

Who Should Attend? 
Policymakers; Administrators; Service Providers from health, education, workforce, justice, military, housing, emergency management, domestic violence, and other systems; Federal and State representatives; Employers; Stakeholders with an interest in Women and Trauma; and the general public.

Speakers: 

  • Sara Afayee, MSW, Public Health Advisor, Substance Abuse and Mental HealthServices Administration
  • Susan E. Salasin, International Adviser for Development of Trauma Informed Care
    Public Health Programs
  • Teresa Descilo, MCT, MSW, Founder and Director of the Trauma Resolution Center
  • Lisa Najavits, PhD, Professor of Psychiatry, Boston University School of Medicine,Harvard Medical School

Register >> 

After registering, you will receive the webinar link in your confirmation email.

Please prepare your system ahead of time:
We highly recommend that you test your
connection to Adobe Connect™ in advance of the webinar to ensure access. To test your
connection click on the following:
http://nasmhpd.adobeconnect.com/common/help/en/support/meeting_test.htm.
You may be prompted to install ActiveX control, Adobe Flash Player and Adobe Connect
add-ins. If you encounter any difficulty testing your connection or accessing the
webinar, please contact Adobe Technical Support by calling 1-800-422-3623.

Questions? 
If you have questions related to registering for this webinar, please contact Melanie
Sutherland (melanie.sutherland@nasmhpd.org), SAMHSA’s National Center for
Trauma-Informed Care.

The SAMHSA-HRSA Center for Integrated Health Solutions (CIHS) does not endorse or attest to the quality of the content. Questions regarding content, recordings, and additional information should be directed to the host organization and/or presenter.

Contact Email: melanie.sutherland@nasmhpd.org
Description:
More Info Url:
Registration Url: https://nasmhpd.memberclicks.net/index.php?option=com_mc&view=mc&mcid=for m_165441

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