20ID009 - Pavillon’s Advancements in Addiction Treatment Conference

Sep 25, 2019 Closed Medicine Mental Health

20ID009 - Pavillon’s Advancements in Addiction Treatment Conference



Mental health and addiction specialists will share current information addressing addiction and affirmative treatment of the LGBTQ community, how cybersex addiction is affecting the participant and the impacted partners and family, and processes for improving therapy and treatment methods for individuals. Additionally, topics will include an inspection of the psychological testing categories and their application in providing care; and, a review of the potentially risky medications in the treatment of Co-occurring disease.

    Plan to come and hear addiction and recovery specialists:

  • Denise Kagan, PhD and Brian Coon, MA, LCAS, CCS, MAC - An Introduction to the Role of Psychological Testing In the Treatment of Substance Use Disorders
  • Phillip McAbe, CSW, CAS - Providing LGBTQ Affirmative Treatment
  • John Roberts, MD - Urban Legends: Controversial Medications in Co-occurring Diseases
  • Leslie Hull-Kimball, LISW-CP, CSAT and Sarah McGuire, LISW-CP, CSAT, EMDR - Hooked on Technology

By registering for this conference, you are granting permission for your contact information to be shared with Pavillon, who is the joint provider of this event.


Hampton Inn & Suites Asheville Biltmore Village
117 Hendersonville Rd
Asheville, NC 28803

DoubleTree by Hilton Asheville Biltmore
115 Hendersonville Rd
Asheville, NC 28803
Phone: 828-274-1800

Target Audience

MDs, DOs, PAs, NPs, RNs, LPNs, LCSWs, Marriage and Family Therapists, Counselors, Substance Abuse Professionals and Psychologists


  • Apply psychological testing to problem identification, assessment, and evaluation.
  • Describe how to apply psychological testing results in planning and provision of care.
  • Distinguish the difference between LGBTQ inclusive and affirmative treatment.
  • Discuss trauma, spirituality, sexual health, and social and family issues in an LGBTQ affirmative manner with clients.
  • Review the risks and possible benefits of potentially abusive medications in Co-occurring diseases.
  • Evaluate recommendations for the use of risky medications for Co-occurring diseases.
  • List three types of sexual behaviors accessed through technology.
  • Recognize types of responses commonly identified regarding sexual behaviors accessed through technology for the impacted partner and family.


  • Barbara J. Bennett, BSN,MSN,RN, LCAS,CARN-AP
  • Brian Coon, MA, LCAS, CCS
  • Leslie Hull-Kimball, LISW-CP, CSAT
  • Denise Kagan, PhD
  • Philip T. McCabe, CSW, CAS, CDVC
  • Sarah B. McGuire, LISW, CP, CSAT, EMDR
  • John Roberts, MD


Brochure / Registration Form