Why Gender Matters: An Introduction to a Gender Responsive Model

Presenters: Sarah Franklin, MS, LMHC, Philip Warrick, LMHC-QS, MCAP

Date: March 23, 2021

Time: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EST

Continuing Education: 1 CE Credits Available

Event Summary

This presentation provides 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. The origin and development of the gender-responsive treatment model will be explored. Dr. Stephanie Covington’s curriculums are introduced as a tangible way to incorporate this model into clinical work with patients.


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About The Presenters

Sarah Franklin, MS, LMHC

Program Director at Stepping Stone Center for Recovery

Sarah Franklin head-shotSarah received her bachelor’s in Psychology from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio and her master’s in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from the University of North Florida. She has been a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the state of Florida since 2014 and currently works as a Clinical Manager for the women’s treatment program at Lakeview Health. Prior to joining Lakeview in 2013, she worked for a non-profit outpatient program gaining experience with substance abuse and dual diagnosis clients and in the college counseling center at the University of North Florida developing her skills with trauma. In 2014, she completed Levels 1 and 2 of EMDR training and she went on to pursue certification in EMDR, which she obtained in 2016. She currently facilitates a gender-responsive trauma therapy group twice per week using Stephanie Covington’s Beyond Trauma curriculum.

Philip Warrick, LMHC-QS, MCAP

Clinical Manager – Therapist

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.