Local, community-based professional counseling for substance abuse, addiction, and a full spectrum of behavioral/mental health concerns. Award-winning Intensive Outpatient (IOP) and Outpatient Group & individual therapies, with a dedicated, West Caldwell based clinical staff.
Licensed by the NJ Dept. Mental Health, Office of Alcohol & Mental Health Services. Awarded the Joint Commission Gold Seal for Clark, Freehold, Toms River, & Fair Lawn, NJ, and Yorktown Heights, NY.
Don’t Miss our FREE Zoom CEU Presentation June 18, 2020
Even though we are all stuck at home, you can still earn those required CEU’s. Sign up today for our Zoom CE presentation of:
"Medically Assisted Treatment and its Role in an Abstinent Based Treatment Program: Another Tool in the Clinical Toolbox”
This presentation explores the integration of the clinical process and pharmacotherapy. With abstinence as the goal of treatment, this workshop will explain and demonstrate how monitored medication can enhance one’s personal road to recovery when coupled with clinical treatment.
1. Download Zoom on your iPhone, Android, or PC 2. Enter Meeting ID: 977-8844-3399 3. Allow access to your microphone and camera (optional)
1:00 pm: Introduction and Welcome. Marc Wurgaft, LCADC, LCSW Executive Director of The Counseling Center at West Caldwell 1:10 pm: “Overview and Didactic Presentation on Medically Assisted Treatment” Dr. Robert White, DNP, APN, BC 2:15 pm: 15-minute break 2:30 pm: “The Role of MAT In An Abstinent Based Treatment Program: Tapering v. Maintenance and Other Issues” Dr. Robert White 3:40 pm: Question and Answer Session with Dr. White 4:00 pm: Distribution of Certificates of Completion
To explain and delineate Medically Assisted Treatment in a Substance Abuse Treatment Program
To explain the different components of MAT: ie: Suboxone, Naltrexone, and Vivitrol
To demonstrate how MAT and traditional clinical treatment compliment the client’s recovery
To address the issue of long term MAT maintenance vs. short term MAT tapering
Target Audience: Substance Abuse practitioners and clinicians; Healthcare professionals; Mental Health professionals
Content Level: All levels: Entry level, Experienced Level, Supervisory Level
Host Biography Marc Wurgaft, LCADC, LCSW, Executive Director, The Counseling Center at West Caldwell A New Jersey native, Marc Wurgaft is a graduate of The Wurzweiler School of Social Work. He began his career in social services as a psychotherapist with the Brooklyn Center for Psychotherapy, in Brooklyn, New York.
Mr. Wurgaft returned to New Jersey to develop a Department of Addiction Services for Youth Consultation Services (YCS) of Newark, which evolved into The Dr. Helen May Strauss Clinics of YCS. Mr. Wurgaft served as Director of the Dr. Helen May Strauss Clinics until 2013, when he joined The Counseling Center, to bring a modern Intensive Outpatient (IOP) program to New Jersey.
Instructor Biography: Dr. Rob White, DNP, APN, BC, Director of Medical Affairs, Praesum Healthcare Robert White is a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner and a Family Nurse Practitioner specializing in therapy and psycho-pharmacological treatment across the life span. A graduate of The College of New Jersey and Rutgers University, he also received his Doctorate of Nursing Practice from Rutgers University. Dr. White has over 20 years of practice working in the field of mental health and substance abuse.
Amount & Type of CE Credit Offered: 3 Clinical CE Credits 3 Substance Abuse CE Credits
Registration Deadline: Wednesday, June 17th, 2020
Cancellation Policy: Please email Marc Wurgaft MWurgaft at TheCounselingCenter.com or call 973-852-8430
Information for requesting accessibility accommodations: Please email Marc Wurgaft MWurgaft at TheCounselingCenter.com or call 973-852-8430
Course Completion Requirements: To complete this course attendees must remain to the end of the training, and hand in a completed Conference evaluation form to the administrative staff at the completion of the training. Course completion certificates will be handed out by the administrative staff at the end of the training upon receipt of a completed Conference Evaluation.
For further information, please contact Marc Wurgaft MWurgaft at TheCounselingCenter.com or call 973-852-8430
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The Counseling Center at West Caldwell is an outpatient addiction treatment and behavioral health center, staffed with certified and experienced clinical professionals. Eligibility is determined with a confidential clinical assessment, which is performed in person at The Counseling Center.
Adults and adolescents seeking treatment for addiction, alcoholism, mental/behavioral health conditions, or any of the commonly co-occurring disorders associated with addiction and substance abuse, may participate in our award-winning Outpatient Therapy, Intensive Outpatient Therapy, Individual, or Group counseling, based on clinical assessment. To schedule call 855-788-8247 .