The Counseling Center
at Fair Lawn, NJ

Offering a full spectrum of Outpatient Therapy including Group, Family, and Individual Psychotherapy, Intensive Outpatient Therapy for Substance Abuse, Pharmacotherapy, Outpatient and Individual Counseling services for both Adults and Adolescents.

Joint Commission (JCAHO) Gold Seal Fair Lawn, NJ

Licensed by the NJ Dept. Mental Health, Office of Alcohol & Mental Health Services. Winner of the Joint Commission Gold Seal of Quality.

outpatient and intensive outpatient counseling in NJ

Free CE Seminar & Networking Event Oct 25, 2019

For Substance Abuse practitioners and clinicians; Healthcare professionals; Mental Health professionals. Rate all levels: Entry level, Experienced Level, Supervisory Level. October 25 at Evolve Recovery Center in Toms River, NJ.

Join us for a FREE CE Seminar & Networking event at Evolve Recovery Center in Toms River on Friday, October 25th, 2019

“Medically Assisted Treatment and its Role in an Abstinent Based Treatment Program: Another Recovery Tool in the Clinical Toolbox”

will consist of the following presentations:

  • An Overview and Didactic Presentation on Medically Assisted Treatment
  • The Role of MAT in an Abstinent Based Treatment Program: Tapering vs. Maintenance and other Issues

A moderated question and answer session with the presenters will follow.

Event Details:
Date Friday, October 25th, 2019
Time: 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Location: Evolve Recovery Center
Address: 16 Whitesville Rd. St. C Toms River, NJ 08753

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Agenda
8:30 AM: Introduction and Welcome – Marc Wurgaft, LCADC, LCSW, Executive Director, The Counseling Center at Fair Lawn
8:45 AM: Presentation – “Overview and Didactic Presentation on Medically Assisted Treatment” – Dr. Rob White, DNP, APN, BC
10 AM: Break
10:20 AM: Presentation – “The Role of MAT in an abstinent Based Treatment Program: Tapering vs Maintenance and other Issues” – Salmon Abouzied, Psychiatric and Mental health APN
11:35 AM: Question and Answer Session with the Presenters – Moderated by Marc Wurgaft, LCADC, LCSW
12:15 PM: Distribution of Certificates of Completion

Learning Objectives:

  • To explain and delineate Medically Assisted Treatment in a Substance Abuse Treatment Program
  • To explain the different components of MAT: ie: Suboxone, Naltrexone, and Vivitrol
  • To demonstrate how MAT and traditional clinical treatment compliment the client’s recovery
  • To address the issue of long term MAT maintenance vs. short term MAT tapering
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Target Audience: Substance Abuse practitioners and clinicians; Healthcare professionals; Mental Health professionals

Content Level: All levels: Entry level, Experienced Level, Supervisory Level

Instructor Biographies:

Dr. Rob White, DNP, APN, BC : Robert White is a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner and a Family Nurse Practitioner specializing in therapy and psycho-pharmacological treatment across the life span. A graduate of The College of New Jersey and Rutgers University, he also received his Doctorate of Nursing Practice from Rutgers University. Dr. White has over 20 years of practice working in the field of mental health and substance abuse.

Salman Abouzied, Psychiatric and Mental Health APN : Salman Abouzied is a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner specializing in therapy and psycho-pharmacological treatment of Mood Disorders (Depression, Bipolar Disorder), Substance Recovery, Anxiety Disorders, Psychotic/Thought Disorders, Childhood ADHD/ADD, and management of psychiatric symptoms related to Autism Spectrum Disorder. A graduate of New York University, Mr. Abouzied has over 14 years of practice working in the field of mental health.

Amount & Type of CE Credit Offered:
3 Clinical CE Credits, 4 Substance Abuse Credits

Registration Deadline:
Wednesday, October 24, 2019

Cancellation Policy:
Please email Marc Wurgaft at mwurgaft@thecounselingcenter.com or call 201-797-0001

Information for requesting accessibility accommodations:
Please email Marc Wurgaft at mwurgaft@thecounselingcenter.com or call 201-797-0001

Course Completion Requirements:
To complete this course attendees must remain to the end of the training, and hand in a completed Conference evaluation form to the administrative staff at the completion of the training. Course completion certificates will be handed out by the administrative staff at the end of the training upon receipt of a completed Conference Evaluation.

For further information, please contact Marc Wurgaft at 201-797-0001 or by email mwurgaft at thecounselingcenter.com

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Getting Started
with a Clinical Assessment

The Counseling Center at Fair Lawn is an outpatient treatment center for adults and adolescents. The Counseling Center is licensed by the State of New Jersey to provide a full spectrum of mental health and addiction services, for dual diagnosis, addiction, and co-occurring disorders associated with substance abuse.

Clinical mental health assessments, psychiatric evaluations, and individual, family and group psychotherapy are available for Adults & adolescents age 15 and older. Pharmacotherapy is available as appropriate.

Substance abuse treatment services include assessments, urine drug screening (UDS), psychiatric evaluations, adult Intensive Outpatient (IOP) groups, outpatient counseling, and adolescent individual & family counseling, as well as clinically appropriate pharmacotherapy.

Eligibility for all programs is based on a clinical assessment. Now offering Saturday assessments!

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