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Co-Occurrence of Substance Abuse and Domestic Violence

May 11, 2018 | 9:00 am - 11:00 am


WHO SHOULD ATTEND: This continuing education workshop is designed for case managers, social workers, psychologists, therapists, nurses, counselors, and health care workers. The community is welcome to attend.                                        

OVERVIEW: This workshop will educate participants about substance abuse, domestic violence, and address the relationship when co-occurrence exists. Insight regarding trauma-informed care, service gaps, current research, and treatment techniques will be discussed.

OBJECTIVES: After attending this workshop the participant will be able to:

  • Understand the dynamics of substance abuse and domestic violence, and implications involved when co-occurrence exits,
  • Identify societal and personal bias and how to provide trauma-informed care, 
  • Identify treatment techniques that can be utilized with clients.

CONTINUING EDUCATION: Mental Health America of the Heartland is a pre-approved provider for social workers through the Kansas Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board (BSRB) Provider Number 17-007.  This continuing education provider is approved 2.0 hours for social workers and accepted for psychologists, professional counselors, masters prepared psychologists, marriage and family therapists and addiction counselors. For licensed professionals, please bring license # to the workshop to receive your CEU Certificate of Attendance. 2.0 CEU’s (Certificate of Attendance)

 Please complete and return a registration form with payment by May 6, 2018.

Michelle Staab LBSW is the Healthcare Advocate at SAFEHOME, the domestic violence service provider for Johnson and Miami County. Michelle received her degree from Fort Hays State University and believes strongly in the value of networking and the importance of multi-service connections for clients in need.

Jennifer Harrington is the co-founder of Doolittle & Harrington Healthcare; working as the Executive Director as well as actively counseling clients within the agency.  Ms. Harrington received her Bachelors Degree from Washburn University after becoming a recovering addict/alcoholic herself, who has been clean from alcohol and drugs for almost ten years. Ms. Harrington's main objective is to counsel her client's using a holistic approach in an effort to help them achieve long term sobriety.  


May 11, 2018
9:00 am - 11:00 am


Stacy Davis
(913) 281-2221 (ext. 112)


Old Mission United Methodist Church
5519 State Park Road
Fairway, KS 66205 United States
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