Substance Abuse (SUDS) 101

January 15, 2020, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Community Solutions
9015 Murray Ave., Ste. 100
Gilroy, CA 95020

Course Description: 

During the SUDS 101 course, we will go over basics of addiction. What are the fundamental processes that happen and behaviors during addiction, a brief overview of the neurobiology of addiction, substances of interest, their classes, and intoxication symptoms, post-acute withdrawal symptoms, stages of recovery, family dynamics, ways to incorporate substance abuse recovery, and

Learning Objectives:

1. Gain basic understanding of how mental health interplay’s with substance abuse and recovery

2. Learn the differences between use, misuse/abuse, and dependence

3. Discussed how to engage with individuals and families surrounding substance use/abuse

4. Discussed and practiced how to incorporate knowledge surrounding SUDS into daily interactions with clients of interest

About the Trainer:

Jason Deitz is a CADC-III and is currently the IFSP-TAY Program Manager. Jason has many years’ experience working in residential substance abuse, intensive outpatient substance abuse, and day treatment co-occurring experience, as well as lived experience. Jason has worked both in a variety of settings as well as clientele – including adolescents, families, adults, and persons with co-morbidity of housing insecurity, severe mental illness, and substance dependence. He is passionate about helping persons recovery from crippling substance abuse issues.

CEUs: This course is approved for 6.5 hours of continuing education units for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs and/or LEPs as required by the California B.B.S. under CEPA Provider #129412.

Questions? Please contact our Training Division: or 408-846-4791

If you need special accommodations to ensure a comfortable learning experience please contact our Training Division.

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