Thelma McMillen Frontiers In Addiction
Lecture Series Presents:
July 18, 2017
“A Trauma-Informed Perspective on Dual-Diagnosis”
Jason Schiffman, MD, MA, MBA
Medical Director of the UCLA Dual-Diagnosis Program
Founder and Medical Director of The Camden Center
This presentation will discuss the role of trauma in the development of
addiction among patients with co-morbid substance use and psychiatric
disorders. Empirical, neurologic, and processing definitions of addiction
will be presented. Evidence-based pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic
treatments for substance use and trauma-associated disorders will be reviewed.
Define trauma as a primary etiology of addictive disorders
Describe how to effectively screen for a history of trauma in the assessment
of patients with substance use disorders.
Identify psychotherapeutic modalities and pharmacologic interventions that
are most effective in the treatment of patients with co-morbid psychiatric
and addictive disorders.
Be aware of related cultural disparities such as age, gender, ethnicity,
religion, family situation, self-esteem, socialization and/or economic status.
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Registration / Breakfast: 8:30 a.m.
FREE CMEs and CEUs
FREE Continental Breakfast Provided
Torrance Memorial's Health Conference Center
3315 Medical Center Dr. Torrance, Calif. 90505 (off Skypark Dr; between
Hawthorne & Crenshaw)
September 19, 2017
David Sack, M.D.
Founder and Chief Medical Officer
Elements Behavioral Health
Title: Opiate Overdoses and How to Prevent Them
November 21, 2017
Kevin T. McCauley, M.D.
The Meadows at Wickenburg
Title: The Brain and Recovery: An Update on Neuroscience of Addiction
Target Audience: MDs and Psychologists (*), RN (BRN Provider #300), LCSW
& MFT (CAMFT #128405),
CCAPP (2S-02-489-0718), CAADE (CP20 931C0819) and allied health professionals.
The Thelma McMillen Center is approved by the California Association of
Marriage and Family Therapist to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs,
LCSWs. Thelma McMillen maintains responsibility for this program/course
and its content.
Course meets the qualifications for 2.5 hours of continuing education credit
for LMFTs, LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.
Certificates will be awarded at the end of the presentation with the return
of a filled out evaluation.
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 designates this live activity for a maximum
of 2.5 AMA PRA Category I creditsTM.
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
South Bay Network for Professionals Treating Addiction
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