July 12, 2018 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    July 2018 Webinar

    Transforming Addiction Treatment: A Gender-Responsive Model

    Presenters: Sarah Franklin, MS, LMHC & Dino Liverano, MS, LMHC
    Date: Thursday, July 12 2018
    Time: 12 – 1 PM EST
    Continuing Education & Continuing Medical Education: 1 unit/credit*

    Course Summary

    Did you know there is a difference between gender-separate and gender-responsive treatment? During this webinar, Dino Liverano and Sarah Franklin, clinical managers for the men’s and women’s facilities, respectively, will discuss the differences. This presentation will offer attendees with the research, clinical theory, and anecdotal evidence to support the use of a Gender-Responsive approach in the treatment of addiction and co-occurring mental health disorders. Dino and Sarah will dive into the benefits of using a gender-responsive approach with individuals while in treatment and early recovery.

    Course Objectives

    • To identify specific trauma-informed gender-responsive treatment approaches in early addiction recovery
    • To differentiate how a gender-responsive model impacts change in patients in early recovery
    • To identify the practical considerations for implementing this model of treatment

    About the Presenters


    Dino Liverano, M.S., LMHC
    Clinical Manager, The Star of Lakeview

    Dino Liverano holds a master’s in Clinical Mental Health Counseling as well as a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of North Florida. Dino works with patients who struggle with both addiction concerns as well as trauma, through both individual therapy and the facilitation of trauma therapy groups. Prior to joining Lakeview, Dino’s experience included working as a mental health counselor with the college student population in a university setting. Dino operates under the belief that all people possess the tools necessary for success, and works with people to identify and foster the growth of those qualities within themselves.


    Sarah Franklin, M.S., LMHC
    Clinical Manager, The Rose of Lakeview

    Sarah Franklin holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Miami University and a master’s degree in clinical mental health counseling from the University of North Florida. She joined the Lakeview Health clinical team in 2013. She is trained in eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) and works with patients struggling with trauma and post-traumatic stress disorder.

    This continuing education offering has been submitted for approval for 1 CEU with NAADAC, NASW and TMHT through our partners in education, TopCat Schools.

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