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Foundations Recovery Network Educational Webinar Series

Foundations Recovery Network’s mission is to be the leader in evidence-based, integrated treatment for co-occurring substance use and mental health disorders through clinical services, education and research. As part of this mission, Foundations Recovery Network is proud to present our Educational Webinar Series, which aims to further apprise behavioral health professionals of a vast spectrum of treatment modalities, best practices concerning various subpopulations, and the advantages of utilizing both currently available and newly relevant clinical techniques.


Spiritual Anatomy of Transformation

  Wednesday, December 14, 2016 | 1:00 p.m. ET; 12:00 p.m. CT



  • Pain Recovery vs. Pain Management: Solutions to a Complex Syndrome

    Chronic pain affects about 100 million American adults and costs the nation up to $635 billion each year in medical treatment and lost productivity. This presentation will examine the pitfalls of the current pain management approach and introduce the concept of Pain Recovery. A description of the biopsychosocial impacts of chronic pain and the resources that can be utilized to assist in recovery will be discussed.

  • Best Practices: An Integrative Approach to Optimizing Maternal Mental Well-Being

    Approximately 10-15% of women experience depression during pregnancy and postpartum periods. Maternal depression can have lifelong catastrophic effects for the mother, her children, and the family unit. An integrative approach to treatment of maternal depression is vital to the health and well-being of the woman and her loved ones.

  • Coping with Compassion Fatigue: Solutions for Professionals and Traumatized Organizations

    Compassion fatigue is the behavioral, emotional, and social impact on individuals and agencies who provide treatment to individuals and families suffering with addiction and its co-occurring trauma, mental health and medical problems.  From this perspective, compassion fatigue evolves as employees experience progressive burnout and secondary/vicarious trauma from their day-to-day interaction with patients and stressful work-related demands on their time

  • Trauma and Recovery: The Biology of Trauma and Nervous System Injury

    Trauma is often the underlying basis for addictive behaviors and can be the principle reason for the difficulty in maintaining abstinence from addiction. Join this webinar to learn more about an education and treatment model on the impact of trauma on physiology and healing.

  • Dealing with the Common Complaint of Anxiety: Medication Use, Therapy &Techniques of Care

    Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT) has been shown to be useful in the treatment of addictive disorders. The cornerstones of ACT include principles of mindfulness, remaining open to new ideas and moving toward one’s values rather than escaping one’s feelings. In short, accepting feelings rather than escaping them and moving toward values rather than toward suffering define the goals of this type of behavioral therapy.

  • An Update on Pain Management, Opiates, and Addiction

    Unresolving pain often intersects with substance use disorders, as well as trauma and mood disorders, complicating healing and recovery. In this presentation Dr. Jerome Lerner will offer an educational coaching and treatment model which identifies the complicating factors that impede natural recovery from painful conditions.

  • Early Childhood Trauma and Subsequent Addiction

    Early childhood trauma can lead to problems and even addiction in adulthood. Dr. Michael V. Genovese will review environmental, genetic and epigenetic influences of addiction and the importance of a team approach to recognizing and treating addiction and underlying trauma. 

    In this webinar, Dr. Genovese will examine how normal neurodevelopment can be interrupted by adverse childhood events, as well as integrative modalities aimed at boosting symptomatology and improving health.



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