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Chemical Health Webinar

Webinar IconVinland is pleased to announce the next webinar in our chemical health webinar series. The series offers valuable information on chemical health services for individuals living with cognitive disabilities. The free webinars are held quarterly, with recordings available for viewing on our website here.

Registration is currently open for the next webinar in the series. Registered attendees will receive 1 CEU credit.

Substance Abuse Treatment for Women with Cognitive Disabilities
Presented by Farrel Braunstein, MS, LADC, BCCR, CBIS, Chemical Health Case Manager at Vinland Center
When: Thursday, April 16, 2015
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Cost: FREE
Register: Click Here
Overview: Vinland specializes in serving individuals with substance abuse issues, mental health issues, and cognitive impairments. During this presentation, you will learn about specific challenges inherent in our client population, as well as practical interventions that may be used when treating clients with multiple issues and clinical needs. You will gain a deeper understanding and appreciation for their unique situation.
  • Increase awareness, knowledge, and ability to work with cognitively impaired clients that goes beyond the traditional treatment interventions and methodology.
  • Learn practical tools to use with cognitively impaired clients.
  • Understand synergistic effect of addiction, mental health issues, physical disabilities, and intellectual disabilities.
Speaker: Farrel Braunstein has been involved in the field of addiction treatment for more than 35 years and is currently a case manager at Vinland National Center. She works directly with female clients who suffer from addiction issues, mental health challenges, physical disabilities, and cognitive issues, in combination or alone. She holds Master’s Degree in Education, is a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor, and is a Certified Brain Injury Specialist with the Brain Injury Association of America. Farrel has presented workshops and lectures on various topics throughout her career including addiction, group therapy, co- occurring disorders, trauma informed services, cognitive disabilities, continuing care needs and relapse prevention.