20ID009 - Pavillon’s Advancements in Addiction Treatment Conference

Sep 25, 2019 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.

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


Pavillon’s Advancements in Addiction Treatment Conference
9/25 9:00 AM–4:15 PM


.600 CEU

The Mountain Area Health Education Center designates this entire continuing education activity as meeting the criteria for 0.60 CEUs as established by the National Task Force on the Continuing Education Unit.

5.500 Contact Hours

MAHEC designates this continuing education activity as meeting the criteria for 5.50 Contact Hours.

5.500 NBCC Hours

An application has been submitted to NBCC for Co-sponsorship credit approval.

5.500 NAADAC

MAHEC and Pavillon are co-sponsors of this program. This Co-sponsorship has been approved by NAADAC. This course has been approved by MAHEC, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #165445. MAHEC is responsible for all aspects of their programing. Full attendance is required to receive credit. Approved for 5.5 hours.

5.500 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

Accreditation: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the North Carolina Medical Society (NCMS) through the joint providership of the Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC) and Pavillon. MAHEC is accredited by the NCMS to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Credit Designation: MAHEC designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

5.500 Contact Hours (category A) CE for NC Psychologists

MAHEC is recognized by the North Carolina Psychology Board as an approved Provider of Category A Continuing Education for North Carolina Licensed Psychologists. Approved for 5.50 hours Category A.


$129.00 Early Registration Fee
Applies 4/25/19–9/18/19
$69.00 Early Registration Fee – Student (ID required at check-in)
Applies 4/25/19–9/18/19
$149.00 Registration Fee
Applies 9/19/19–9/25/19
$89.00 Registration Fee – Student (ID required at check-in)
Applies 9/19/19–9/25/19
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