Webinar 'When More Isn't Enough: Women and Addiction, with Stephanie Covington'

Wed, Oct 23, 2019 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM EDT

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Over the past forty years, our knowledge of women’s lives has increased dramatically, and we have added significantly to our understanding of the treatment needs of women with addictive disorders. One dominant and reoccurring theme in the lives of women is the interrelationship between substance misuse, mental health issues, and all forms of interpersonal violence (as well as other traumatic experiences).

This webinar offers a comprehensive treatment model that integrates theories of addiction, women’s psychological development, and trauma along with new resources for providing services. There is also discussion on the key issues of self, relationships, sexuality, spirituality, and the trauma-informed therapeutic techniques for dealing with these issues.

Topics covered include:
• History of women’s treatment
• Definition and elements of gender-responsive services
• Definition and core values of trauma-informed services
• Process of trauma
• ACE study
• Treatment resources

Stephanie S. Covington, PhD, LCSW, is an internationally recognized clinician, organizational consultant, and lecturer. For more than thirty-five years her work has focused on the creation of gender-responsive and trauma-informed services. Educated at Columbia University and the Union Institute, her extensive experience includes designing women’s services at the Betty Ford Center, developing programs for women in criminal justice settings, and being the featured therapist on the Oprah Winfrey Network TV show entitled Breaking Down the Bars. She has also served as a consultant to the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) in Vienna and was selected for SAMHSA’s Advisory Committee for Women’s Services (ACWS). Dr. Covington has served on the faculties of the University of Southern California, San Diego State University, and the California School of Professional Psychology. She is based in La Jolla, California, where she is co-director of both the Institute for Relational Development and the Center for Gender and Justice.

Estimo que su libro sera muy interesante y valiosos los aportes. La consulta es donde puedo acceder ya que los temas con enfoque de genero, sobre todo en materia de consumo son la excepción, me gustaría contar con su obra. Abrazo fraterno desde tierras guaraníes, Dra. Norma Coppari

Seguramente la ponente comentará sobre su obra en la conferencia por internet del día de hoy. Mientras tanto, en el sitio web de la autora, puedes encontrar el texto “The Relational Theory of Women’s Psychological Development: Implications for the Criminal Justice System”

Hola Jose esta conferencia es online?? A qué hora?? Si es así.

Y otro tema: no me envían la retro sobre mis dudas del cursado UTC. Espero lo hagan es muy importante saber cuál fue el error y la respuesta correcta. Gracias, abrazo fraterno Norma

En el principio de la publicación coloqué la fecha:

Wed, Oct 23, 2019 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM EDT

Como verás, es hoy, y comienza dentro de unos cuantos minutos.

Lo que mencionas sobre la retroalimentación, la puedes revisar directo en la plataforma MOODLE.


La pude escuchar compañero, gracias, abrazo fraterno Norma