May 2019 Webinar

Presenters: Philip Warrick, LMHC

Date: May 16, 2019

Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST

Continuing Education: 1 unit/credit*

Event Summary

Integrating Self-Help Into Treatment: A Crash Course for Clinicians

This is a webinar for clinicians who want to employ self-help into treatment with their patients. During this one-hour webinar, Licensed Mental Health Counselor Philip Warrick, will discuss the history of self-help, various programs patients may choose to engage with such as Alcoholics Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous, Celebrate Recovery and SMART Recovery, and how theoretical foundations behind various Self-Help programs can be utilized by clinicians. He will also dispel common stigmas and reservations patients face when considering Self-Help programs. This webinar will be packed with practical ways to use self-help in treatment with your patients.

Learning Objectives:

  • Defining and exploring the History of Self-Help Programs
  • Learning about common Self-Help programs for Substance Use Disorders
  • Understand Why Self-Help programs Work
  • How to integrate Self-Help into treatment using specific theoretical approaches
  • Overcome obstacles and stigmas attached to Self-Help programs

*This program has been submitted for approval to the National Association of Social Workers for One (1) continuing education contact hours. Note: To receive continuing education credit, you must log into the webinar via a computer and be in the session for a minimum of 45 minutes.

About the presenter

Philip Warrick, LMHC

Philip Warrick, LMHC started his career in the field while working as a Substance Abuse Counselor at an inpatient facility in Tampa, Florida focusing specifically on treatment for professionals in the medical field. He also served as a Field-Therapist in the Orlando area working with children struggling with Dual Diagnosis Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders. Philip started as a therapist at Lakeview Health in 2016, and was promoted two years later to clinical manager of The Star. He is responsible for supporting the Clinical team to ensure patients develop the healthy foundation necessary for long term recovery, and acts as the department’s liaison providing communication ensuring patients receive the high quality of care Lakeview Health stands for. Philip earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Central Florida prior to earning his master’s degree in counselor education – mental health counseling from the University of South Florida. He is currently pursuing his Master’s Level Certified Addiction Professional (MCAP) designation.

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