West Coast Symposium on Addictive Disorders
Attendance to all seven workshops outlined below is included with registration to the West Coast Symposium.
Register now online and receive a $110 discount off regular registration rates using the code ROSEWOODVIP (all caps).
Successful Supervision: Building Skills in Eating Disorders and Addiction ProfessionalsPresented by: Dena Cabrera, PsyD
This presentation will assist and support those leaders, managers and supervisors in working with supervisees to enhance treatment, professionalism and ethics. This is a professional development workshop that will include role-playing, audience participation and laughter.
Masculinity, Feelings and ED: An Exploration in Working with Male Clients Struggling with an Eating DisorderPresented by: Stephen Reeder, MA, LPCC, NCC
This lecture will focus on working with men in treatment, emotional anorexia in men and how as clinicians we can adjust our approach to working with males in a treatment setting.
Food Addiction and Eating Disorder TreatmentPresented by: John S. Camarillo, MS, RD
This presentation aims to describe the neurochemical process of addiction in general, review the current empirical data surrounding the Food Addiction theory, address how Food Addiction can play a role in eating disorder treatment, and review dietary recommendations for treating an individual with an eating disorder and Food Addiction.
A Tough Nut to Crack: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for Individuals Struggling with Eating DisordersPresented by: Stephen Reeder, MA, LPCC, NCC
This presentation will teach you more about Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and how it is an empirically based psychological intervention that focuses on Mindfulness and Acceptance with the goal to achieve Psychological Flexibility.
There and Back Again . . . OpioidsPresented by: William Jacobs, MD
Dr. William Jacobs has had a 35-year career spanning the changes in the guidelines and standards of care for the prescription of opioids for chronic pain. His presentation will discuss how it was, how it changed and his opinions of the results of these changes.
Bridging the Gap: Mental Health with the Asian American PopulationPresented by: Shana Chan, LMFT
This presentation gives an overview of main values in Asian American culture, potential factors that are correlated to the development of substance use, eating disorders and depression in Asian Americans and therapeutic considerations when working with the population.
To STEP or Not to Step: Appropriate Use of the 12 Steps in the Treatment of Eating DisordersPresented by: Donald Durham, PhD
This lecture will address the question of whether, and when, an eating disorder is an addiction. A conceptualization of an integrated approach will be provided, taking into account the current best-practice methodologies from the field of psychology as well as the tried-and-true approaches of addictions recovery.
Arizona Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ 2017 Annual Convention and Expo
Jennifer Lentzke, MS, RD, CEDRD, CSSD, will be presenting. Information on time and topic coming soon.