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Women and Substance Use: Understanding Stigma and Navigating the Continuum of Care is a Course

Women and Substance Use: Understanding Stigma and Navigating the Continuum of Care

Started May 7, 2020
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Women and Substance Use: Understanding Stigma and Navigating the Continuum of Care

Presented as part of NAS awareness month in Texas, provided by Texas Health and Human Services. 

Presentation Description: Presenters will dive into the stigma related to women and substance use. Presenters will also discuss how to navigate the substance use continuum of care, with a in depth look at women’s treatment services. This presentation is for individuals interested in learning about substance use services and the stigma related to women and substance use.

Christina Allen is a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor (LCDC). Currently she is the Program Specialist overseeing treatment services for pregnant women and women with children for the Substance Use Programs, Planning, and Policy unit of Health and Human Services (HHS). She graduated from Texas State University with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology in 2012 and with a Masters in Community Counseling from the University of Texas at San Antonio in 2014.  Christina has experience working in mental health crisis, substance use, and medication assisted treatment settings.

Edith King, MA, LPC is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and the Outreach, Screening, Assessment, Referral (OSAR), Waitlist, and Capacity Coordinator for the Substance Use Programs, Planning, and Policy unit of Health and Human Services (HHS). She graduated from the University of North Texas with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology in 2010 and with her Master of Arts in Professional Counseling from Texas State University in 2013.  As the OSAR, Waitlist, and Capacity Coordinator, Edith works with OSAR programs across the state and manages waitlist and capacity protocols for state funded substance use treatment providers.

CE provided for Nurses, Physicians, Psychologists, Social Workers, LCDC, LPC & Peer Support Providers

You are required to participate in the entire presentation to receive CE. 

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

1.0 nursing contact hours

University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio School of Nursing is approved by the Texas State Board of Socials Workers Examiners to provide Social Worker CE.

1.0 credit hours

Centralized Training Infrastructure for Evidence Based Practices is an approved provider by the Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors

1.0 CE credit

The UT Health San Antonio Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

1.0 CE Credit

 

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