Addictions- Offenders- and Correction Counseling

Addictions, Offenders, and Correction Counseling


Friday, March 28
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.

Traumatology Academy
Addictions Academy

Program ID #108, Room 319A-B
Finding Healing Through an Attachment-Focused Integrative Approach for Co-Occurring Substance Abuse and Trauma Treatment

60-Minute Session
Laura Anne Copley, Justin R. Watts 
Counselors and counselor educators involved in treatment provision, education, or research regarding substance dependence and trauma will learn how treatment outcomes may be influenced by how appropriately their co-occurring diagnoses are addressed. Supporting research on cultural and gender variations, neuroscience, and interpersonal traumatization, along with attendee and presenter experiences and case study applications, will be used to explore potential problems that can arise and adjustments to treatment that can be made.


Friday, March 28
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.

AADA Day of Learning
Addictions Academy
Clinical Mental Health/Private Practice Academy

Program ID #112, Room 302A-B
Mental Health of Adults Who Are Inmates: Counseling Interventions

60-Minute Session
Robert A. Dobmeier, Michael D. Morde 
Counselors working in mental health and chemical dependency clinics, halfway houses, community colleges, and school settings will have requests for counseling services for prison inmates re-entering the community and their significant others, including children. Learn to recognize mental health problems often experienced by inmates in prison and jail settings that may exacerbate upon re-entry to the community. Learn about moral reconation therapy and a day reporting center model and apply them in case studies.


Friday, March 28
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

IAAOC Session
Addictions Academy
Program ID #130, Room 316B
Graduate Student Research Carousel

90-Minute Session
Keith Morgen 
Counseling graduate student members of IAAOC present their research on addictions and criminal offender issues in a carousel poster format.


Saturday, March 29
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

AARC Session
Addictions Academy
Program ID #283, Room 308A-B
There’s an Elephant in the Room … Do You See It? Screening and Assessment for Sexual Addiction

60-Minute Session, Advanced
Pennie Johnson, Leigh F. Holman 
Do you know how to screen for sexual addiction in general counseling settings? Do you know what to do if someone presents with sexual addiction issues? A quick screen (similar to CAGE) for sexual addiction will be presented and practiced by participants. If clients score high on the quick screen, then a free online assessment can be used to identify if intervention is needed. Resources for the online instrument as well as its’ psychometric properties will be presented. Learn how to identify MMPI and Millon profiles that correspond with sexual dependency as indicated by the Sexual Dependency Inventory used by certified sexual addiction therapists. Resources will be given for accessing the free assessments and what to do.


Sunday, March 30
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.

ACA Counseling in Action Demonstration Series
Addictions Academy
Program ID #301, Room 313A
Treating Video Game Addiction: Three Brief Sessions

60-Minute Session
Brian Van Brunt 
This session will follow Dr. Van Brunt as he conducts three shortened sessions with a college student addicted to video games. The first session will focus on rapport building and information gathering, the second session will highlight treatment progress during the middle of therapy and the final session will demonstrate termination and follow up recommendations. Attendees will be encouraged to ask questions and explore a variety treatment issues that result from the role-play scenario. This session will center on harm reduction strategies, assessment techniques, rapport building, Transtheoretical stages of change and motivational interviewing techniques.


Sunday, March 30
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.

IAAOC Session
Addictions Academy
Child & Adolescent Counseling Academy
Program ID #308, Room 319A-B
Parents' Perceptions of Adolescent Substance Use Compared to Reported Adolescent Substance Use: Prevention Implications

60-Minute Session
Simone Lambert 
Do parents know what and when kids are using? Find out how savvy parents are regarding adolescent substance use. Prevention strategies (e.g., parent education) and clinical approaches (e.g., family counseling) will be discussed for both school and clinical mental health counselors to prevent adolescent substance abuse.


Sunday, March 30
8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Clinical Mental Health/Private Practice Academy
Addictions Academy
Program ID #330, Room 316B
Women Married to Sex Addicts: Help for a Severely Traumatized and Under-served Treatment Population

90-Minute Session, Advanced
Barbara Steffens, Richard Blankenship 
“What did she do that led him to repeatedly cheat on her?” “She must have known!” are common statements heard in response to the wife or partner of someone we’ve come to understand as sexually addicted. This partner is commonly blamed, ridiculed, or even ignored following the sudden discovery of a hidden sexual life of the person she loves. She commonly experiences abuse in her home. This session will highlight the specific and complex treatment needs of partners, discuss a Multidimensional Trauma Model Approach for treatment, and provide treatment strategies proven to help in trauma resolution.


Sunday, March 30
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

IAAOC Session
Addictions Academy
Clinical Mental Health/Private Practice Academy
Program ID #363, Room 306B
The State of Process Addictions in Counseling: A Panel Discussion

60-Minute Session
Leigh F. Holman, Judy Nelson, Mary K. Crozier, Stephanie Carroll, Pennie Johnson 
This session presents a panel discussion of mixed-methods research conducted by the IAAOC Process Addictions Committee on the current levels of reported self-efficacy for screening, diagnosing, and treating process addictions among professional counselors, counseling students, and counselor educators surveyed. You will have an opportunity to ask questions and discuss your own concerns regarding training and resource deficits in this area of practice. Ethical issues of competency and client welfare, as well as diversity issues will be addressed. Gain access to resources developed by committee members for further education and training as well as screening and referral resources for process addictions.

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Professional / regular
$480

New Professional / student / retiree
$345

Non-member Attendee
$615

Non-member student
$505

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Preconference Learning Institutes

Advance Rates Thru 2/15/14

Professional / regular
Day: $170
Evening: $125

New Professional / student / retiree
Day: $125
Evening: $100

Non-member Attendee
Day: $230
Evening: $185

Non-member student
Day: $185
Evening: $160

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