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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.


Is the Cart Before the Horse: Failure to Launch and Substance Use Disorders

 Tuesday, May 30, 2017 | 1:00 p.m. ET, 12:00 p.m. CT

Sierra Tucson Webinar Series


Sierra Tucson, a dual-licensed, dual-accredited internationally recognized treatment center, offers field professionals quarterly Webinars featuring leading clinical experts on important topics. For over 33 years, Sierra Tucson’s longstanding legacy of clinical excellence and compassionate care has resulted in recovery for those struggling with substance use disorders, trauma-related issues, eating disorders, chronic pain, and mood and anxiety disorders. A multidisciplinary team of professionals utilizes a bio-psycho-social-spiritual approach known as the Sierra Tucson Model®. Call (888) 351-3227 or visit



The Gut, Brain, Pain Connection

 Wednesday, May 10, 2017 | 1:00 p.m. ET, 12:00 p.m. CT, 11:00 a.m. MT



  • Is the Cart Before the Horse: Failure to Launch and Substance Use Disorders

    It may be time to question the current traditional treatment of substance use disorders and whether or not the efficacy of treatment of young adults could be increased by taking a more collaborative and developmental stance. Failure to launch is epidemic in young adults and, in most cases, co-occuring with a substance use disorder.

  • The Gut, Brain, Pain Connection

    Many people may not be aware, but there is a very important connection between the gut, the brain, and pain. Dr. Schwehr’s presentation will explore the science and research behind the complex gut brain relationship. Topics will include the impact of nutrient absorption on neurotransmitter creation, the enteric nervous system, and the relationship between the microbiome in our digestive track our mental health and complex pain.  We will review digestive disorders and their relationship to mental health.

  • Attracting Patients Online in Their Time of Need

    An Executive Primer on Digital Strategy in the Addiction Recovery Industry

    Google and Scorpion share some of the core best practices for serving patients online right in their moment of need. Learn how your addiction treatment center can be more present on the web so prospective patients easily find your facility and gain access to timely recovery services.

  • Treatment Essential: Exercise is a Friend of Bill W.

    When individuals present for treatment they may have a preconceived idea of what components will be addressed in treatment. Quality care encompasses a holistic approach to the entire person – mental, physical, spiritual and emotional.
    Some treatment centers offer very basic fitness regimes or just open access to workout equipment or a basketball court.  If Bill W. only knew how far we’ve come, he’d put on his heart rate monitor and hit the treadmill for a Zone 2 workout!

  • It's Not About Food, It's About Feeding!

    This webinar will approach eating disorders and disordered eating from the perspective of developmental, attachment and polyvagal considerations. Eating disorders, for the most part, represent very early disruptions in primary care-giver relationships and challenges to early developmental processes of both autonomy and attachment.

  • A Healthy Workforce: Wounded Healer to Worthy Helper

    Behavioral health professionals have a tough job and save lives every day.  The industry needs a healthy workforce to engage staff, empower teams and enhance organizational culture for improved client outcomes.

    Join this webinar to learn concepts from Brene Brown’s "The Daring Way" and "Rising Strong" that can be used your daily work.

  • ASAM Patient Placement Criteria and Continuum Software

    The American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) patient placement criteria is accepted/required by many regulatory and  state licensing agencies.  The material has been available in written form, with the clinical decision making processes being dependent upon therapist training and experience.  In the last revision, the new manual is explicitly linked to the new ASAM Continuum Software and additional training material.  The approach is innovative using a semi-structured assessment and re-evaluation instrument that incorporates decision logic automatically and generates treatment and leve

  • 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.