Addictions, Offenders, and Correction Counseling

Friday, April 1, 2016
11:00 am - 11:30 am
Program ID #701, Room 210E, Poster 1
An Integrated Hierarchical Model for Conceptualizing and Working with Substance Use
30-Minute Poster Session
Amy E. Williams
This session will introduce attendees to the Integrated Hierarchical Model for conceptualizing and working with substance use. Attendees will be informed of research supporting each element of the model. They will learn about each element of the model and how the elements interconnect. Attendees will learn specific ways in which the model may be applied to conceptualizing substance-using clients’ strengths and needs generally and through the presenter’s development of an assessment tool for clinicians.

 

Friday, April 1, 2016
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Program ID #729, Room 210E, Poster 5
Tailored Prevention and Treatment for LGBQ and Transgender Youth for Substance Use
30-Minute Poster Session
Delton L. Harris
The purpose of this poster session is provide information and education about tailoring counseling services to the LGB and transgender communities. The session will educate providers and counselors about the double and triple minority statues these communities carry daily and how their treatment should address and process these issues in order to help clients obtain and sustain sobriety. The presenter will be reevaluating and redefining Maslow’s hierarchy of needs to effectively address the true needs of these vulnerable communities.

 

Friday, April 1, 2016
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
IAAOC Session
Program ID #737, Room 210E, Poster 1
Addiction in Counseling: A 10-Year Content Analysis of ACA Journals
30-Minute Poster Session
Edward Wahesh, S. Elizabeth Likis-Werle, Regina R. Moro
It is essential that professional counselors have access to resources that can inform their response to clients who present with addictive behaviors. This poster session will present key findings and implications of a content analysis of ACA peer-reviewed journals between 2005 and 2014. Trends and themes in addiction-related content will be discussed. Resources and recommendations will be provided for addressing limitations in the literature.

 

Saturday, April 2, 2016
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
IAAOC Session
Program ID #809, Room 210E, Poster 1
An Examination of Educational and Training Requirements in Addiction Counseling
30-Minute Poster Session
Christine L. Chasek, Ryan Kawata
Professional identity is a critical issue facing the counseling profession. Although major counseling organizations have endorsed the definition and scope of practice for professional counseling developed by “20/20: A Vision for the Future of Counseling,” questions have emerged regarding addiction counseling related to the specialized knowledge and skill needed in this area. The status of educational and training requirements related to addiction counseling is outlined in this presentation.

 

Saturday, April 2, 2016
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Program ID #813, Room 210E, Poster 5
Red, White, and Booze: The War Against Alcoholism
30-Minute Poster Session
Angela K. Sirvas, Erica Nicole Rankin
This poster session aims to aid professional clinicians in their work with active-duty service members and veterans. Statistics on the prevalence of alcoholism are shown, specifically how alcohol is incorporated with other issues, such as suicide, homicide, and other drug addictions. This population is in crucial need of our help and this session aims to ease the transition from civilian clients to military service members, who are a growing part of clients nowadays.

 

Saturday, April 2, 2016
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Program ID #829, Room 210E, Poster 9
Group MI-CBT Among Korean Adolescents with the Internet: Smartphone Addiction
30-Minute Poster Session
Jun Young Park, Ha Rim Lee
This research aimed to develop counseling programs for Internet and smart-phone addiction. In particular, by combining motivational interviewing and CBT found to be effective in addiction counseling, it proved its effectiveness in diminishing the rate of teenagers’ Internet or smart-phone addiction problems and strengthening the motivation for the change.

 

Sunday, April 3, 2016
9:00 am - 9:30 am
Program ID #869, Room 210E, Poster 1
Predictor Variables of Substance Use Among Women Who Have Sex with Women
30-Minute Poster Session
Cort Micah Dorn-Medeiros, Kiri Horsey, Arien Muzacz
Elevated use of alcohol, tobacco, and recreational drugs is a major public health risk in the U.S.. Women who report same-sex partners may be at particular risk for experiencing negative health effects from problematic substance use. This poster session will present research that examined the predictive power of various risk factors on alcohol, tobacco, and recreational drug use among women who have sex with women. The presenters will facilitate discussion on clinical implications and recommendations for future research.

 

Sunday, April 3, 2016
10:00 am - 10:30 am
Program ID #889, Room 210E, Poster 9
Digital Addictive Behaviors: Tethered to Technology
30-Minute Poster Session
Marisa Cargill, Sarah Noble
Can you go a day without Internet access? Can your clients? In today’s society, the influence of technology has become almost completely inescapable. This poster session will explore research related to technology use and its effects on mental health. Additionally, the presenters will link digital addictive behaviors to the DSM-5 suggested diagnosis of Internet Gaming Disorder. This session also will educate attendees on ways to plan treatment with clients working toward overcoming their digital addictive behaviors.

 

Sunday, April 3, 2016
11:00 am - 11:30 am
Program ID #898, Room 210E, Poster 6
A Snapshot of Substance Abuse Across the Family Lifecycle
30-Minute Poster Session
LaShauna Dean, Michelle Hinkle
Addiction has been labeled a “family disease” (Kumpfer, Alvardo, & Whiteside, 2003), therefore viewing it through the stages of family development may be key in effectively treating the addiction. This poster session will identify the presentation and effects of substance abuse across the family lifecycle by identifying the specific substance abuse and addiction-related implications for families in each stage of the identified family lifecycle. Also, diversity considerations such as nontraditional families will be discussed.