December 14, 2020 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Online Webinar
CASAT Training

Live Webinar – Management of Benzodiazepine Disorder

Learning Objectives
At the end of this webinar, participants should be able to:

  1. Distinguish between benzodiazepine dependence and benzodiazepine use disorder
  2. Appropriately use diagnostic criteria for benzodiazepine use disorders
  3. Be familiar with the pharmacology of benzodiazepines
  4. Understand risk factors for developing benzodiazepine use disorder
  5. Describe benzodiazepine withdrawal
  6. List common treatment options including the Ashton method for tapering
  7. Understand how other substances, including opioid, sinteract with benzodiazepines
  8. Respond to common liability concerns with appropriate documentation
  9. Understand the risks associated with MAT Treatment and benzodiazepines

Presenter: Candy Stockton-Joreteg, MD, FASAM

Continuing Education Units: 3 CEUs

Workshops are approved by the following professional associations for continuing education units:


  • International Certification & Reciprocity Consortium (IC&RC)
  • National Association of Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC)
  • National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC)


  • Nevada State Board of Examiners for Alcohol, Drug & Gambling Counselors
  • Nevada State Board of Nursing
  • State of Nevada Board of Examiners for Marriage and Family Therapists & Clinical Professional Counselors
  • State of Nevada Board of Examiners for Social Workers

Cost: $45.00 (with CEU certificate); Free for Information Only

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