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Frontiers in Addiction Lecture Series

Reverberations of Trauma in the Addictive Family

January 19, 2016

Torrance Memorial's Health Conference Center
3315 Medical Center Dr. Torrance, CA 90505
8:30 AM Breakfast; 9:00 - 11:30 AM Lecture


  • Identify how trauma responses are acted out in the family impacted by addiction
  • List the relational elements between shame and addictive processes
  • Identify and list five shame screens


Claudia Black, MSW, PhD
The Meadows Treatment Center
Wickenburg, AZ

Target Audience

MDs and Psychologists (*), RN (BRN Provider #300), LCSW & MFT (PCE #1881), CAADAC (2S-02-489-0716), CAADE (CP20955C0816) and allied health professionals.

CME/CEU Credit

2.5 CMEs/CEUs certificates

Torrance Memorial Medical Center is accredited by the Institute for Medical Quality/California Medical Association (IMQ/CMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Torrance Memorial Medical Center takes responsibility for the content, quality and scientific integrity of this CME activity.

Torrance Memorial Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.5 AMA PRA Category I credit TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. This credit may also be applied to the CMA Certification in Continuing Medical Education.

Frontiers in Addiction 2016 Lecture Series Schedule

MARCH 15, 2016
Addiction and Recovery in Women
Kim Dennis, MD, CEDS
CEO & Medical Director
Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center, Lemont, IL

MAY 17, 2016
A Buddhist Approach to Treating Addiction
Noah Levine, MA
Founding teacher at Against the Stream Buddhist Meditation Society
Founder of Refuge Recovery, West Hollywood, CA

JULY 19, 2016
Trauma, Attachment and Addiction: Healing Relational Wounds by Cultivating Mindfulness and Self-Compassion
Dr. Jon G. Caldwell, DO, PhD
Chief of Psychiatry
The Meadows Treatment Center, Wickenburg, AZ

SEPTEMBER 20, 2016
Sex Addiction as Affect Dysregulation: A Neurobiologically Informed Holistic Treatment
Alexandra Katehakis, MFT, CSAT-S, CST-S
Clinical Director, Center for Healthy Sex, Los Angeles, CA
Senior Fellow, The Meadows Treatment Center, Wickenburg, AZ

NOVEMBER 15, 2016
The Science of Happiness
Fred Luskin, PhD
Author, Forgive For Good
Director, Stanford Forgiveness Projects, Stanford University, CA

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