Behavioral Health and Addictive Disorders Conference - 23 Credit Hours for Continuing Education (bhad10)

Venue: The Hilton Clearwater Beach Resort

Location: Clearwater Beach, Florida, United States

Event Date/Time: Jan 25, 2010 End Date/Time: Jan 28, 2010
Registration Date: Jan 22, 2010
Early Registration Date: Dec 21, 2009
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Conference Focus

This 31st Annual Training Institute on Behavioral Health and Addictive Disorders will meet on the sands and shore of Clearwater Beach, Florida January 25-28, 2010.  Once again, this conference promises to be a unique learning experience for professionals working in mental health, addictions and related disciplines.  Long recognized as one of the nation’s premier conferences, it offers an exceptional combination of professional clinicians, trainers and authors exploring the most relevant topics, offering a comprehensive range of research and practical clinical applications.  The Hilton Clearwater Beach Resort once again will serve as conference site with a wide range of beach activities, dining and sightseeing opportunities for your free time.

This year’s Training Institute tackles the issues of behavioral health and addictions using an integrated approach which considers the complex emotional, social and spiritual dimensions of each individual. Trauma, neuroscience and therapy, anxiety and panic disorders, prescription drug abuse, sexuality, depression, nutrition and recovery, humor in recovery, ethics, medical errors and other issues will be explored. View keynotes and workshops in our conference brochure.

Some other topics addressed include:

  • Increasing Recovery Rates for Co-Occurring Disorders

  • How Nutrition Complements Psychotherapy during Recovery

  • Addiction, Depression and the Impact of Spirituality

  • The Media and Addiction

  • Sleep Patterns and Recovery

  • Cybersex Addiction: Assessment and Treatment

  • Getting Your Life into Flow

  • Pain Management

  • Flexing Your Humor Muscle

  • Object Relations and the Addiction Process

  • Video Game Addiction

  • Treating Trauma and Borderline Issues

  • Ethics and Boundary Violations

This is an exciting opportunity to learn, collaborate, and connect with your peers as well as to earn up to 23 credit hours of continuing education units (Includes 3 Hours Ethics and Boundaries, and 2 Hours Medical Errors.) to fulfill your state and national board requirements.


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Additional Information

Hotel & Travel

The Hilton Clearwater Beach Resort is in the heart of Florida’s fabulous Pinellas Suncoast. The Institute has reserved a block of rooms for registrants until December 21, 2009. There is a possibility that the room block will fill prior to December 21, 2009. Room rates at the Hilton Clearwater Beach Resort are: $179.00 single or double (plus tax). Children under 18 are free. Reservations must be guaranteed with a credit card. For reservations contact the hotel directly by calling 727-461-3222 or 800-753-3954. To receive conference rate mention hotel code TIBGS. Please be aware of hotel’s cancellation policy.

For more detailed hotel & travel information, please go to the Behavioral Health & Addictive Disorders Conference special travel and hotel room rates page.

Behavioral Health & Addictive Disorders Conference is Approved by:

State of Florida Agency for Health Care Administration for Mental Health Counselors, Clinical Social Workers and Marriage/Family Therapists, Florida Board of Nursing, Florida Certification Board, Inc., American Psychological Association (APA), National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC), National Association of Social Workers (NASW), Association of Social Work Board (ASWB), California Board of Behavioral Sciences (CBBS), Canadian Addiction Counselors Certification (CACCF), National Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC). View all Board Approvals for The Behavioral Health & Addictive Disorders Conference.

Register Early before December 21, 2009 and save $50 when you register full-time.