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Contemporary Principles of Addiction Treatment
This presentation/workshop details in part the research by Ann Fletcher, the author if "Inside Rehab," on the addictions treatment field. It describes the 12 core principles of excellent contemporary addictions treatment. Skills reviewed will include: conducting outcomes assessments, implementing feedback-informed treatment, Streamlining a comprehensive assessment process, creating a safe milieu, crafting a patient-centered approach, managing the paradox of surrender and empowerment, integrating recovery-based and discovery-based approaches, nurturing total recovery, implementing a system for comprehensive assessment and treatment, facilitating recovery supports, Interlacing services within a larger human service matrix, implementing evidence-based treatments, and creating long-term services and supports.

Mar 17, 2020 01:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Michael McGee, MD
Chief Medical Officer @The Haven
Dr. McGee is currently the Chief Medical Officer of The Haven, a psychiatric treatment facility located in the Central Coast of California that specializes in the treatment of addictions. Dr. McGee has directed several treatment programs, participated in government-funded outcomes research, and has published in the areas of spirituality, addictions, and clinical treatment. Dr. McGee served for many years on the faculty of of McLean Hospital at Harvard Medical School, Boston. Dr. McGee is Board Certified in General Psychiatry, Addiction Psychiatry, and Psychosomatic Medicine. He has extensive experience in addictions treatment and general adult psychiatry. Dr. McGee is the author of the multi-award-winning "The Joy of Recovery." He is also author of "101 Things You Need to Know if You're Addicted to Painkillers." (in press)