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Managing Addiction in the time of COVID presented by Francine Farrell, LMFT, Ann Leber, LMFT and Lisa Androvich, AMFT

  • Fri, November 06, 2020
  • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • ZOOM
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Topic:  Managing Addiction in the time of COVID
Presenter: Francine Farrell, LMFT & Internationally Certified Alcohol & Drug Counselor, Ann Leber, LMFT and Lisa Androvich, AMFT
Date:  Friday, November 6, 2020
Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00PM
Location: Zoom (Link will be sent the week before the workshop)

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This program will benefit LMFT, LPCC, LEP and LCSW licensees and pre licensees by preparing them to assess, diagnose, intervene and effectively manage treatment of substance abusing patients.  Ethical and clinically effective treatment demands a more nuanced approach to substance abuse understanding and treatment.

Meets the qualifications for 2 hours of continuing education credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.  Sacramento Valley Chapter of California Marriage and Family Therapists (SVC-CAMFT) CAMFT CEPA CE Provider #62279 is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor Continuing Education for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and LEPs. SVC-CAMFT maintains the responsibility for the program and all its content.  CE Credit will be awarded after the completion of the course via email in exchange for a completed course evaluation form.

No CEs will be awarded to persons arriving late or leaving early. Partial CE credit will not be awarded. 
Workshop Information:

This course will focus on the impact of Covid 19 on addiction, relapse and recovery. Diagnostic criterion for Substance Abuse Disorders will be discussed. Best practice for providing therapeutic support to individuals and families during Covid will be addressed, including but not limited to assessment, evaluation, intervention, treatment and referral.

9:45 am Login
9:45am - 10:00am - Announcements
10:00am - 11:00am
- Lecture
11:00am - 11:10am - Group Discussion
11:10am - 12:00pm -
noon - Workshop Ends

Learning Objectives:
1.     Develop the ability to identify addictive patterns and behaviors
2.     Learn how to intervene with clients with substance use and substance abuse issues
3.     Develop an understanding of available resources during the time of COVID

Presenter Bio:
Francine Farrell completed her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and Master of Science in Counselor Education. She is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and an Internationally Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor. For the past 30 years, she has focused on monitoring and supporting physicians and other health care professionals who have developed problems related to alcohol, drug or mental health issues. Francine was a founding member of Pacific Assistance Group, a 5-year monitoring and support program for Physicians with addiction problems. Pacific Assistance Group offers a comprehensive and effective monitoring program for health care professionals who have developed substance use disorders or other mental health problems. Francine has developed comprehensive protocols for Abstinence and Recovery Monitoring procedures.

Lisa Androvich completed her Masters of Arts in Counseling Psychology and is a Registered Marriage and Family Therapist.  Since becoming an associate, she has worked for Francine Farrell & Associates seeing private clients and co-facilitating recovery support groups for health care professionals and pilots. She also works at the Infant Parent Center, a non profit agency servicing children ages 0 to 5 and their families.

Ann Leber is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist.  She has provided support to families and students in the Sacramento region for almost 30 years. In addition to being a therapist she has taught at Sacramento City College and California State University, Sacramento in both the Psychology Department and Counselor Education Program (both undergraduate as well as graduate.)

Ann has been involved in the Sacramento Valley Chapter of CAMFT and has served as president twice. She is currently serving in the position of past president.Ann has been working with Francine Farrell for the last 6 years. Ann has a passion for the care of women and children. She is a past board member of Medicine in Action. Through that organization, Ann participated in several missions to undeveloped countries (including Haiti after the earthquake) providing Psychological First Aid and support. Ann has provided numerous training to organizations, residential facilities, and educational institutions during her career.

Early registration ends Thursday, October 29, 2020 Early registration rates:
2020 Licensed, Associate or Affiliate Member of SVC-CAMFT or a local chapter of CAMFT: $20
2020 Pre-Licensed Member of SVC-CAMFT or a local chapter of CAMFT: $15
Non-Member: $30

Starting Friday, October 30, 2020 rates:
2020 Licensed, Associate or Affiliate Member of SVC-CAMFT or a local chapter of CAMFT: $25
2020 Pre-Licensed Member of SVC-CAMFT or a local chapter of CAMFT: $20
Non-Member: $35

Registration Ends Wednesday, November 4, 2020
No Walk-in Registration unless announced.  

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Effective January 1, 2018 SVC-CAMFT event registration must be paid online except with prior approval.  Registration dates and fees may vary and are subject to change without notice.  Event discounts prices and discount periods may or may not be offered.  Event registration is deemed complete during the registration period in which registration payment is received.  Incomplete or unpaid registration will be cancelled and removed at the end of each registration period. 

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