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EMDR therapy: A pathway for trauma-focused care

September 20, 2016  |  Jamie Marich, PhD, LPCC-S, LICDC-CS, REAT
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The practice of Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) can offer an effective alternative to traditional therapy for addictive disorders.

Deadline extended to Sept. 27 to complete Quality of Life Survey

September 15, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Clinicians in the addiction field now have until Sept. 27 to complete Addiction Professional's 2016 Quality of Life Survey, our annual look at challenges and opportunities in the profession.

How's your work life? Tell us in our Quality of Life Survey

September 7, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Participate in our brief online Addiction Professional Quality of Life Survey, which addresses caseloads, supervision, self-care and a host of other job satisfaction topics.

Capacity crisis: Workforce shortages cast shadow over Golden State

September 6, 2016  |  Pete Nielsen, MA, CADC II
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The advocacy community in California again is calling for a licensure measure for substance use treatment professionals in the state, after another failed effort in this year's legislative session.

An entire staff must be equipped to manage patient conflict

August 12, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Aggression control techniques in substance use treatment programs must involve all staff members and should emphasize environment-of-care variables, says a professional trainer.

Texas university sees broader mission for collegiate recovery program

July 29, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Recovery support for students at the University of North Texas extends to both addiction and mental health concerns, with resources that include an academic department's participation.

CEO calls for more attention to cognitive deficits in assessment, treatment

July 5, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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The CEO of Sovereign Health Group has gone on the offensive against a lack of standardized approaches in addiction and mental health treatment.

Recovery residence community needs code of ethics

June 16, 2016  |  Beth Fisher Sanders
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Areas such as appropriate boundaries, proper drug screening practices and ethical marketing are addressed in a national code of ethics for sober living operations that is currently under review.

Organization ranks online bachelor's programs in psychology

June 8, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Washington University, UCLA and Columbia College top College Choice's 2016 list of online bachelor's degree programs in psychology.

NIDA lists data related to college students

June 1, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) has facilitated online access to data on patterns of substance use in the college-age population.

Grant will expand local training of health professionals in MAT

May 20, 2016  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
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A $3 million federal grant will fund the expansion of the opioid treatment-focused Providers' Clinical Support System for Medication Assisted Treatment initiative.

White House honoring 10 leaders in combating opioid crisis

April 25, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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The driving force behind the Police Assisted Addiction and Recovery Initiative and the president of Young People in Recovery are among the Champions of Change being honored this week.

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