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Rally for Recovery – Las Vegas

September is National Recovery Month!

Each year the Foundation for Recovery joins this national movement by hosting the Rally for Recovery – a family friendly event that brings our community together to honor and celebrate the miracles of recovery. Join us for speakers, music, lunch, and the traditional March for Recovery!

Look for the Nevada Council exhibit booth and pick up a HOPE Hat to show your support for Recovery!

Click HERE to download the event flyer.

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Mayor’s Faith Initiative – Addictions Workgroup Monthly Meeting

The Mayor’s Faith Initiative connects faith leaders, volunteers from the community and representatives from non-profit organizations, local, state and federal government agencies to addressing seven priority community issues.

Addictions Workgroup – The initiative works to assist vulnerable populations and connect them to resources to help them break the cycle of addiction

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Substance Abuse & Behavioral Health Summit (Las Vegas)

SNDTP Summit 2017Who: The Summit is free of charge and open to anyone who wishes to attend, however, this event may be most interesting to medical and behavioral health professionals, criminal justice professionals, prevention professionals, and students.

When: Friday, September 29, 2017, 8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Where: University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Student Union Ballroom, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway, Las Vegas, NV 89154

Registration is required.
RSVP today to ensure your spot, and to stay connected.

Contact Heidi Batiste at batisteh@unlv.nevada.edu with questions about the Summit.

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Workshop: Intro to SBIRT for Substance Use Disorders

SNADTP logoIntroduction to Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) for Substance Use Disorders

Presented by:
Christine Lynn, MFT

Location:
SAFY
4285 N. Rancho Dr. #130
Las Vegas, NV 89130

(Check in begins at 12:45pm)

Click HERE to register online.

CEUs will be provided, pending approval from the following boards:
State of Nevada Board of Examiners for Alcohol, Drug & Gambling Counselors
Nevada Board of Examiners for MFTs and CPCs
State of Nevada Board of Examiners for Social Workers
State of Nevada Board of Psychological Examiners
Nevada State Board of Dental Examiners
Nevada State Board of Nursing
Nevada Board of Medical Examiners

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When the Fun Stops – Trainer Certification

Logoman jpgWHEN THE FUN STOPS® provides the information your employees need to know about the nature and symptoms of problem gambling and the resources available for help.  WHEN THE FUN STOPS® is recognized by the Nevada Gaming Control Board to satisfy the employee training requirement of NGC Regulation 5.170 – Programs to Address Problem Gambling.

NOTE:  This “Trainer Certification” class is open only to trainers of companies that have an active Curriculum License Agreement with the Council for use of WHEN THE FUN STOPS® to train your employees.

Click HERE for the current Trainer Certification Class Schedule & Registration Form.

Click HERE or call the Nevada Council at 702-369-9740 to learn how your company can obtain a Curriculum License Agreement for WHEN THE FUN STOPS®.

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When the Fun Stops – Trainer Certification

Logoman jpgWHEN THE FUN STOPS® provides the information your employees need to know about the nature and symptoms of problem gambling and the resources available for help.  WHEN THE FUN STOPS® is recognized by the Nevada Gaming Control Board to satisfy the employee training requirement of NGC Regulation 5.170 – Programs to Address Problem Gambling.

NOTE:  This “Trainer Certification” class is open only to trainers of companies that have an active Curriculum License Agreement with the Council for use of WHEN THE FUN STOPS® to train your employees.

Click HERE for the current Trainer Certification Class Schedule & Registration Form.

Click HERE or call the Nevada Council at 702-369-9740 to learn how your company can obtain a Curriculum License Agreement for WHEN THE FUN STOPS®.

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When the Fun Stops – Trainer Certification

Logoman jpgWHEN THE FUN STOPS® provides the information your employees need to know about the nature and symptoms of problem gambling and the resources available for help.  WHEN THE FUN STOPS® is recognized by the Nevada Gaming Control Board to satisfy the employee training requirement of NGC Regulation 5.170 – Programs to Address Problem Gambling.

NOTE:  This “Trainer Certification” class is open only to trainers of companies that have an active Curriculum License Agreement with the Council for use of WHEN THE FUN STOPS® to train your employees.

Click HERE for the current Trainer Certification Class Schedule & Registration Form.

Click HERE or call the Nevada Council at 702-369-9740 to learn how your company can obtain a Curriculum License Agreement for WHEN THE FUN STOPS®.

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WEBINAR: Effective Screening for Gambling Disorder

Description

There is a clear evidence that individuals in treatment for substance use disorders are at high risk for gambling and that unidentified gambling problems contributes to increased treatment costs and decreased treatment effectiveness. However, standard screening techniques have been largely ineffective in clinical settings. This presentation will focus on effective strategies for screening for gambling problems and initiating the conversation regarding the impact of gambling and problem gambling on recovery, health and wellbeing.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the need and rationale for screening gambling problems in substance use disorder and other behavioral health care settings.
  • Gain an understanding of how to utilize effective brief problem gambling screening strategies.
  • Identify how to develop a problem gambling integrated intake process.

Price

Education is FREE to all professionals

Earn Continuing Education Credit

Members of NAADAC receive a Certificate of Completion for 1 CE for free. Non-members of NAADAC receive 1 CE for $15.

Presenter

Loreen Rugle, PhD, ICGC II, is Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry, University of Maryland and is currently Program Director of the Maryland Center of Excellence in Problem Gambling. Her previous position was Director of Problem Gambling Services with the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services for the State of Connecticut. Rugle brings over 30 years of experience in the treatment, prevention and research of problem gambling to her current position. She has managed problem gambling programs within the Veterans Administration, in the private sector and within state systems.

For more information and to register visit:  https://www.naadac.org/effective-gambling-disorder-screening-webinar

 


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WEBINAR: SBIRT for Problem Gambling in the Military

WEBINAR:  Using SBIRT for Problem Gambling in the Military

Description: This free webinar will provide an overview of SBIRT and how it is used. In addition, the incidence of Problem Gambling (PG) in military/veteran populations will be noted. How SBIRT can be successfully used in treatment addressing problem gambling in military/veteran settings will be focused on. Furthermore, PG as a Co-occurring Disorder will be covered.

Learning Objectives: As a result of participating in this webinar, you will be able to:

  1. Understand the SBIRT protocol;
  2. Understand Problem Gambling in the military; and
  3. Learn how to use SBIRT to address Problem Gambling in military settings.

Presented By: 

Larry Ashley Ed.S, LPC, LMSW, is a Professor Emeritus of Counseling at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and Addiction Specialist at the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine. He has over 40 years of experience as a Researcher, University Professor, and Therapist in the areas of Addiction and Trauma. Professor Ashley specializes in the treatment of Combat Trauma related issues. He has trained US Army therapists in Europe and the US. In addition, he has presented and offered trainings relative combat related PTSD in America and many foreign countries and developed the first course on Combat Trauma at an American University. He has a special interest in the impact of war on soldiers worldwide. Professor Ashley is an US Army Vietnam veteran.

Moderated by: Tracy McPherson, PhD, Senior Research Associate, NORC at the University of Chicago

CE Credit and Certificate: This webinar offers free 1.5 NAADAC CEs and a certificate of completion. Complete a short online form (coming soon…) to claim your certificate.

REGISTER ONLINE AThttp://hospitalsbirt.webs.com/military-problem-gambling

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Las Vegas Veterans Stand Down

USVETS-logoU.S.VETS is a private non-profit organization providing housing, employment and counseling services to our nation’s veterans, the men and women from all branches of the armed forces who have served their country from World War II to the current conflict in Afghanistan.

Want to get involved with this year’s Las Vegas Stand Down?

Click HERE  to learn how to volunteer, sponsor, or become a community resource partner for this full day event to provide impactful Veterans Services.

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