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University of Nebraska Public Policy Center

Nebraska Department of Correctional Services Presents Dr. Roger D. Weiss

Substance Abuse: Soup to Nuts

 – Time: 8:00 am–5:00 pm
Lincoln Station Great Hall, 201 N 7th St, Lincoln, NE 68508

Roger D. Weiss, M.D., professor of psychiatry, Harvard Medical School; Chief, Division of Alcohol and Drug Abuse, McLean Hospital, will present “Treatment of Patients with Substance Use Disorders and Dual Disorders.”

Alcohol and drug use disorders are among the most common clinical disorders causing significant clinical challenges. Patients with psychiatric illness and coexisting substance use disorders add to the difficulty. The goal of this two-day presentation is to apply new therapeutic approaches based on recent research findings for co-occurring disorders including new research findings for treatment of opioid use disorders, stimulant use disorders, specifically cocaine and methamphetamine. Clinical techniques to help engage patients who are not motivated for abstinence will also be emphasized.

See event website for the complete schedule and registration information.

Parking vouchers for City of Lincoln parking venues will be available to participants.

Cost: $150 before April 12th / $170 after April 12th

CE’s will be available: Nursing, Mental Health, Social Work, LADC, Probation, and APA. The University of Nebraska Public Policy Center (NUPPC) is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The NUPPC maintains responsibility for this program and its content. This workshop has been approved for a total of 12.5 hours (6.25 hours per day) for APA Continuing Education.

Contact: Lindsey Button, 402-472-5772