Rocky River Educational Events

'A Sojourn with Addicted Professionals: Concerns, Conundrums & Discovery in Treatment'

friday, june 22, 2018

Networking: 8:30 AM
Presentation: 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM

Presenters: Joy Willmott, LISW-S, LICDC-CS and Jes Sellers, Ph.D.

Jes Sellers, Ph.D. is the current Director of University Counseling Services and its divisions of Collegiate Behavioral Health & Prevention & Recovery Services at Case Western Reserve University. He is a licensed psychologist and an Adjunct Assitant Professor of Psychology at CWRU. Sellers is affiliated with the American Psychological Association, the Association of College Counseling Center Directors and the Association for Recovery Schools.  

Joy Willmott received her MSSA Degree from Case Western Reserve University, Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences and is an Adjunct Instructor MSASS at CWRU. Willmott specializes in individual, group and family therapy; employee assistance consultation; community education and dual diagnosis assessment and treatment for adolescents and adults.  She is a Diplomate in Clinical Social Work - National Association of Social Workers and a member of the Academy of Certified Social Workers.

Engaging in addictions treatment with professionals has great rewards. Depending on the level of treatment, it can be both an easy exercise and a very trying one also. Nonetheless, one has the opportunity to observe growth and eventually the readiness of the client to leave treatment and find peace, strength, hope, honesty and confirmation of their sobriety in the community. This workshop will discuss the rewards and challenges of helping addicted professionals learn how to achieve and maintain sobriety. 

Participants in this workshop will:  

  • Learn how professionals can benefit from specialized treatment to address their specific issues, especially in ongoing follow-up care.
  • Learn about the licensure issues facing addicted professionals whose practices may be in jeopardy, examining the respective policies of various licensing boards.
  • Understand the clinical issues facing professionals that arise during treatment.

Glenbeigh Center of Rocky River
20800 Center Ridge Road, Suite 410
Rocky River, Ohio 44116

1.5 Continuing Education Credits approved by:

  • The Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board
  • The Counselor, Social Worker & Marriage and Family Therapist Board
  • The Employee Assistance Certification Commission

Rise and Shines are offered at no cost as part of Glenbeigh's community benefit initiative.

RSVP by Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at 440-356-7620 
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