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Monday, September 11, 2006

'The Road Less Traveled' Social Work Workshop September 22

SALISBURY, MD---Salisbury University’s Social Work Department explores dual disorders during the three-hour workshop “Expect to Take the Road Less Traveled: Helping Dually Diagnosed Clients Meet Their Goals” 9 a.m.-noon Friday, September 22, in Nanticoke Rooms A and B of the Guerrieri University Center.

Tiffany Howard, M.S., LCADC, provides information about what dual disorders are, the importance and basic components of effective treatment and why dual disorders are “the road less traveled” as a system. Topics also include principles of motivational interviewing and treatment of those diagnosed with dual disorders.

Howard works with dually diagnosed clients as part of the Worcester County Health Department’s Helping Adolescents Recover Today (H.A.R.T.) Program. She is a member of the health department’s clinical development team and a trainer for the co-occurring project. She also publishes annual articles on adolescent issues for the national trade publication Addiction Professional and is a member of the leadership group for the Adolescent Specialty Committee and NAACAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals.

The Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners certifies that this program meets the criteria for three credit hours of Category I Continuing Education Units for social workers and associates licensed in the state.
Fees for the course are $45 for social workers, $25 for current social work field instructors and students from SU and the University of Maryland Eastern Shore. Day-of registrants pay an additional $10 fee and may register between 8:30 and 9 a.m.

To register or for more information call 410-543-6305 or e-mail socialwork@salisbury.edu.



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