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Alcohol and Drug Abuse Division Training: Experiential Group Programming III

Date/Time: Friday, May 3, 2019 from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM HST (8:30-9:00 AM Registration)
Location: Kakuhihewa Building (ADAD) Room 577 A/B 601 Kamokila Blvd. Kapolei, HI 96707 (View map)
Cost: $25.00 payable to CDFH by credit card through this registration site. Personal/cashiers, agency checks and money orders are accepted. For more info on payment, see inquiries below.
To register by Friday, April 26, 2019, click here (Open to first 25 registrants. Walk-in registrations are not accepted)
CEs: 6 hrs. ADAD approved
Content: Participants will be able to use each game to conduct an experiential process group using the process topics provided, along with the American Society of Addictions Medicine (ASAM) dimensions, and the 12 core functions. Each game is designed to fit one or more of the six dimensions, as well as the Stages of Change model originally developed by James Prochaska and Carlo DiClemente. The facilitator developed this curriculum after seeing a need for adolescents to engage in treatment. However, this program which was developed for teens and children, can easily be used for adults. It allows each participant to engage in treatment using right hemisphere of brain. It allows them to be in a more unstructured playful environment.
Anthony Mendez, a State Certified Substance Abuse Counselor, has been doing treatment in Hawaii since 2008. He's worked at Queen's Medical Center, Bobby Benson and Child & Family Services.
Target Audience:
Certified Substance Abuse Counselors (CSAC), Certified Prevention Specialists (CPS), and applicants; those with other ADAD professional credentials; and anyone involved in the human services field.
Inquiries: Contact Michelle Park Coalition for a Drug-Free Hawaii, Hawaii Pacific Center for Excellence 808-545-3228 ext. 37 or at [email protected]
Registration payment via personal/cashiers, agency checks and money orders are accepted and may be mailed to:
Coalition for a Drug-Free Hawaii
Attn: Michelle Park
1130 N. Nimitz Hwy. Suite A259
Honolulu, HI 96817