Summer Course on Addiction Treatment at #IUP


The Mid-Atlantic Research and Training Institute for Behavioral Health will be offering 3 credit courses at the graduate and undergraduate level through collaboration with the sociology department and in conjunction with the MARTI Summer School Conference. The conference will be held from July 10-14, 2017 at the IUP Campus College of Humanities and Social Science Building.

The summer school will be approved for a wide a variety of continuing education credits including APA, PCB, PA SW, CRCC, NBCC credits and Act 48 contact hours.

For details about the continuing education credits check out more on official the MARTI webpage.

For more information on the conference, please contact Crystal Deemer in the IUP Sociology Department 724-357-2730.

MARTI 2017 Brochure

List of Presentation Titles

  • Regional Strategies to Address the Opioid Epidemic
  • Medication-Assisted-Treatment for Opioid Addiction: The New Gold Standard?
  • Recovery is a Journey, Not a Destination: Hope for Individuals, Families and Communities Affected by Addiction
  • Walking the Talk: Being Our Best Self to Help Our Patients Do the Same
  • Suicide, Mental Illness and Substance Use: Current Issues QPR Gatekeeper Training: Question, Persuade, Refer
  • What Do Suicide, Addiction, Unemployment and Crime Often Have in Common?: A History of Head Trauma Could Be The Cause
  • Warm Hand-Offs: Engaging Introductions to Treatment
  • The Impact of Suicide
  • What Are They Telling Us, and What Are We Telling Them: How Local Media Can Frame Addiction Issues and What Can Be Done About It
  • Peer Support and Family Recovery
  • Understanding Chronic Pain, Opioids and Addiction
  • Reaching the Disengaged 90%
  • Can Recovery Be Fun? My New Leaf, a Gamified Addiction Recovery App Targeting Millennials Using Best Practices, Feedback Loops and Rewards
  • Keeping Secrets: Ethics Checklists for Protecting Confidentiality Rights, Part I
  • Relationship Detox: Helping Chemically Dependent Clients Develop Healthy Relationships in Recovery
  • The Emotional and Behavioral Impact on Children /Adolescents Living in Dysfunctional Families
  • Gender-Responsive Services: A Focus on the Treatment Needs of Chemically Dependent Men and Women
  • Opioid Addiction and the Family: Using a Strength-Based Model for Treatment and Recovery
  • Substance Use Prevention and Intervention in College Health Settings
  • When the Titanic Meets the Iceberg: Addressing the Trauma Underneath Substance Use Disorders, Criminality and Self-Harming Behavior
  • Non-Pharmaceutical Treatment of Addiction Disorders and Substance Abuse: A New Era
  • Loss and Grief: Complicated by Addiction
  • All Stressed Up and No One To Choke

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