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      December 10, 2019

      Tuesday   9:00 AM

      2008 Larrazolo Rd. SW
      Albuquerque, New Mexico

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      Working with Adolescent Substance Abuse

      This presentation is designed for those working with youth ages 13-24 who might be struggling with substance use or abuse. This course will provide an overview of adolescent development from a social, emotional and neurological perspective. Participants will be introduced to the evidence based practices of Adolescent- Community Reinforcment Approach (A-CRA) and Mulit-Systemic Therapy (MST). Therapeutic games for working with adolescent groups will also be included so wear comfortable attire. :D About the instructor: Brian Serna, LPCC, LADAC has a BA in Psychology from New Mexico State University and an MA in Counseling from the University of New Mexico. He is an international trainer and consultant in many topics including Evidence Based Practices (EBPs), ethics and cultural issues in behavioral healthcare. Mr. Serna has trained and consulted with programs in over twenty different states and five different countries. He is the director of the Addictions, Abuse and Recovery Certificate at Southwestern College in Santa Fe, NM. His company, Serna Solutions LLC provides training, consulting, and counseling services to adults, adolescents and families in Santa Fe, NM. He is interested to serve NAADAC to promote the development of addiction professionals and advocate for addiction issues at the state and national level. He enjoys creating classes that engage a diverse audience that not only educates but also entertains.  About the Bernalillo County Behavioral Health Initiative: The Training & Education grant, funded through the Bernalillo County Behavioral Health Initiative aims to increase access to quality training and support to individuals who serve and interact with our behavioral health community. Through this program, Serna Solutions will provide behavioral health classes at no cost. Any person who resides in or supports individual(s) with behavioral health needs in BERNALILLO COUNTY is welcome to participate.

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