Returning Citizens: Not Your Average Client

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Health - Class/Workshop

Date & Time: Friday, October 12, 2018
8:30 AM-4:30 PM

Suggested Audiences: Adult
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Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel & Trade Center Marlborough
181 Boston Post Road West
Marlborough, MA 01752
Cost: $169
Sponsored by: Spectrum Health Systems
Description: This interactive training will deepen your awareness of the unique needs of clients returning from extended periods of incarceration and will give you the insights and techniques necessary to increase positive treatment outcomes for these returning citizens. When released from custody, individuals not only face a higher chance of relapse and/or overdose, but often struggle with co-occurring mental health issues, chronic medical conditions, life-long criminality, and in many cases, trauma. This course will be led by Spectrums Mass. State Director of Correctional Services, Earl Warren, MBA, LADC1.

Participants will:
 Learn effective screening and assessment techniques for program placement
 Learn treatment approaches for returning citizens with CODs
 Understand more fully the issues of treating returning citizens under community supervision

The schedule is as follows:
 8:30am  Registration & Continental Breakfast
 9am to 12pm  Training
 12pm to 1pm  Lunch (on your own)
 1pm to 4pm  Training

Continuing Education Hours approved for:
 MA Licensed Social Workers
 MA Licensed Mental Health Counselors and NBCC Certified Counselors
 MA Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselors and NAADAC Certified Counselors
 MA Social Workers and National Association of Social Workers

Meet the Teacher:
Earl Warren, MBA, LADC
Mr. Warren is an experienced administrator and clinician in the field of addictive disorders. For the past ten years he has overseen all of Spectrums correctional treatment programs in Massachusetts, including in-prison treatment, offender reentry programs and segregated treatment programs for high-risk offenders. Mr. Warren serves on the American Correctional Associations Mental Health Committee and is a frequent presenter at ACA conferences.

To see the full list of class offerings from Spectrum Education, Training and Consulting, visit

More Information: Website:
Phone: 774-670-4701
Entered by: Sarah Silvestriadis (

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