In
When:
October 21, 2019 @ 8:00 am – October 22, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
2019-10-21T08:00:00-07:00
2019-10-22T16:00:00-07:00
Where:
Silver Legacy - Exposition Hall B
407 N Virginia St
Reno
NV 89501
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Jessica Goicoechea
Understanding ASAM Criteria with David Mee-Lee, M.D. @ Silver Legacy - Exposition Hall B
Understanding ASAM Criteria with David Mee-Lee, M.D.
A Leading Expert in Co-Occurring Substance Use and Mental Health Disorders
October 21-22, 2019
8:00 AM – 4:00 PM PST | Day 1 Agenda
8:30 AM – 4:00 PM PST | Day 2 Agenda
Silver Legacy – Exposition Hall B
407 N Virginia St, Reno, NV 89501

Washoe County Human Services Agency invites you to attend the ASAM training with Dr. David Mee-Lee, a leading expert in co-occurring substance use and mental disorders, with over 40 years of experience in person-centered treatment and program development. Dr. Mee-Lee will present on the ASAM Criteria, spending one full day on understanding and using the ASAM criteria for multidimensional assessment and level of care decisions, and then a full day focused on improving skills in assessment, placement and treatment planning to implement the ASAM criteria and person-centered services.

Day 1 will include an opportunity for our Judicial colleagues to also hear about ways in which ASAM criteria can be complementary to public safety when both are combined artfully and skillfully and applied to persons with a diagnosable substance use or other addictive or co-occurring disorder, who find themselves under the sanctions of the criminal justice system.

Presented By: David Mee-Lee, M.D.
David Mee-Lee, M.D. is a board-certified psychiatrist, and is certified by the American Board of Addiction Medicine (ABAM). Based in Davis, California, he trains and consults both nationally and internationally.  Dr. Mee-Lee is Chief Editor of the American Society of Addiction Medicine’s (ASAM) Criteria for the Treatment of Addictive, Substance-Related, and Co-Occurring Conditions and is President of DML Training and Consulting. He is co-founder of the Institute for Wellness Education. Dr. Mee-Lee has forty years experience in person centered treatment and program development for people with co-occurring mental health and substance use conditions.

Who Should Attend?
This training is open to all professionals who are interested in learning more about the ASAM criteria and the importance of this assessment and what it means for our community. One or both day options will be available.

For questions contact: Jessica Goicoechea: jgoicoechea@washoecounty.us

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