Addictions, Offenders, and Correction Counseling

Friday, April 1, 2016
11:00 am - 11:30 am
Program ID #601, Room 210A, Table 1
The Prison Rape Elimination Actand the Corrections Counselor
30-Minute Roundtable Session
Tracey L. Elam         
Since the “final rule” of the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) was implemented in 2012, jails, prisons, and juvenile facilities have focused their resources on developing strategies to comply with this federal act. However, mental health providers may not have adequate knowledge of how this act applies to their practice in corrections settings. This roundtable discussion will present a unique opportunity for corrections counselors to discuss the role they play in helping their facilities’ efforts to comply with PREA.


Saturday, April 2, 2016
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Program ID #635, Room 210A, Table 5
Counseling College Women Among a Campus Culture of Alcohol Use
30-Minute Roundtable Session
Alyson Pompeo-Fargnoli         
This roundtable will examine the adjustment of college women to the campus culture of alcohol use. The relationship between psychological development and the social factors confronting them will be explored. Recommendations and techniques for counseling this population will be presented, along with best practices for campus counseling centers. The roundtable also will include an interactive psycho-educational demonstration that can easily be implemented as a powerful learning tool within the counseling session and beyond.


Saturday, April 2, 2016
5:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Program ID #649, Room 210A, Table 4
Integrating Religion and Spirituality into Addictions Counseling
30-Minute Roundtable Session
Amanda L. Giordano         
Religion and spirituality are protective factors against substance abuse and predictive of effective substance abuse treatment outcomes. Given the robust support for the association between religion/spirituality and substance abuse, it is important for clinicians to effectively and ethically integrate religion/spirituality into addictions counseling. This roundtable provides a forum to explore this topic and the specific application of the ASERVIC spiritual competencies to substance abuse counseling.


Samedi 2 avril 2016
16 h à 17 h
Canadienne de counseling et de psychothérapie Association parrainé par Session
Program ID #ID no308, Salle 510a
Pour que ça fonctionne : le développement carrière-vie et le rétablissement après une toxicomanie
Séance de formation de 60 minutes
Rebecca Hudson Breen         
Les impacts de la toxicomanie sur l’emploi sont bien connus, mais on en connaît moins sur les expériences carrière-vie des personnes ayant des antécédents de toxicomanie ni sur leur rapport carrière-vie une fois qu’ils sont rétablis. Dans cette séance, on présente les résultats initiaux d’une étude qualitative sur la façon dont des personnes rétablies de leur toxicomanie vivent l’expérience carrière-vie, notamment en ce qui concerne leur maintien en emploi et la satisfaction carrière-vie pendant leur rétablissement. On aborde les recoupements entre le counseling d’orientation et le rétablissement après une toxicomanie.


Sunday, April 3, 2016
12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
IAAOC Session
Program ID #486, Room 511F
Recovery High Schools: Strengthening the Continuum of Care for Adolescent Substance Use Disorders
60-Minute Education Session
Andy Finch         
Recovery high schools provide job opportunities and referral sources for professional counselors. The National Institute on Drug Abuse included recovery high schools in its principles of adolescent treatment. Attendees will learn how recovery high schools fit into the adolescent substance use disorder treatment continuum of care; principles and standards; and the future landscape of research and program development, which promises to create more career and referral options for counselors.