Current Trending Drugs of Abuse (MARP)
This program will discuss the current drugs of abuse in our regional area and the impact these substances have on individuals as well as community wide.
This knowledge-based course is intended for Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians.
1) IDENTIFY THE TYPES OF SUBSTANCES BEING ABUSED CURRENTLY AND THEIR EFFECTS, INCLUDING METHODS OF USE.
2) EXPLORE AND EXAMINE CURRENT DRUG TRENDS AT THE STATE AND NATIONAL LEVELS
3) DESCRIBE THE IMPACT OF OPIOIDS AND RECENT OVERDOSE NUMBERS IN THE STATE
4) ANALYZE TRENDS TOWARDS HARM REDUCTION MODELS OF TREATMENT
5) LIST AND DESCRIBE TWO DIFFERENT BEST PRACTICE THERAPY APPROACHES REGARDING COUNSELING CLIENTS WHO ARE ABUSING THESE EMERGING SUBSTANCES OF ABUSE
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Saturday, July 30, 2022
08:00-08:45am Registration and breakfast
08:45-08:48am Explanation of the Facilities and Scheduled Activities of the Day - Jerry Fortenberry, MARP Seminar Coordinator
08:48-08:50am Welcome and intro to first Speaker Nate D’Mello, MARP President
08:50-10:20am Motivational Interviewing - Loren Beck, LADC, PRS, D-CS
10:30-12:00pm Relationships in Addiction - Greg Greer, LAC, LMSW, CGP
01:00-2:00pm Chemistry of Addiction - Eric Hedberg, MD
02:45-04:15pm Suicide Prevention - Rachel-Clair Franklin, LPC-S, CHES
Sunday, July 31, 2022
08:40-08:45am Welcome and Intro of First Speaker - Don Comfort, President, MARP
08:45-10:15am Current Trending Drugs of Abuse - Whitney Cox, LPC-S, CAT, NCC, The Pines and Caty Hills
10:30-12:00pm Character Defects Examined - Shlanda Ball, P-LPC, CTP, The Pines and Caty Hills
Whitney Cox, LPC, CAT, NCC
Whitney Cox is the A&D Clinical Coordinator for The Pines and Cady Hill Recovery Center, a residential treatment center for individuals struggling with and recovering from addiction and co-occurring mental health disorders. Whitney is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Certified Addictions Therapist in the state of Mississippi, as well as a Nationally Certified Counselor. Whitney received her Master’s in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and her Bachelor’s in Psychology from Mississippi State University. Whitney has a strong belief in the need to treat underlying issues in addiction in order to provide fully encompassing treatment and successful outcomes in recovery
Auburn University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education; credits are recognized nationwide. The Universal Activity Number for this knowledge-based program is 0001-9999-22-028-L04-P/T and is intended for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians.
Auburn University Harrison School of Pharmacy is a Board approved provider of continuing nursing education in Alabama by the Alabama Board of Nursing. Provider Number: ABNP1515.
- 1.50 ACPE PharmacyAuburn University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education; credits are recognized nationwide.
- 1.50 ACPE TechnicianAuburn University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education; credits are recognized nationwide.
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