Addictive disorders affect the lives of millions of Americans today. Despite the prevalence and pervasive toll addiction can take on the lives of individuals and their families, there continues to be a large treatment gap in the United States.
In this 2-hour web conference, Dr. Lori Ryland will outline what mental health professionals need to know about accessing effective addiction treatment. Dr. Ryland will review how addiction affects the brain, how stage of change and motivation affect prognosis, and how to maximize treatment using stage-matched interventions. Several of the behavior therapies used in other behavioral disorders have been demonstrated to be effective for addiction treatment including Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, and Motivational Interviewing/Motivational Enhancement Therapy. Medication-Assisted Treatment has also been demonstrated to be safe, cost-effective, reduce the risk of overdose, and improve several areas of functioning. Selecting appropriate treatment based upon individual assessment and working with payers to report and document medical necessity and least restrictive environment is a key role in navigating effective addiction treatment.
This introductory web conference is designed to help mental health clinicians:
Statement of program material's accuracy, utility, and risks: This program presents an overview of addiction principles, researched and published behavior therapies, and guidelines for patient placement published by the American Society of Addiction Medicine. It is consistent with the ethics code of the American Psychological Association and has its own established code of ethics as developed by the Association of Comprehensive Psychology, an approved CE Sponsor of the APA. Statements about approval or denial of services are according to presenter’s understanding of medical necessity and clinical documentation standards at the time of the program. This program discusses strategies for applying the methods taught in a clinically responsible manner, although the presenter may not know how to apply all principles discussed to every situation or person. A body of research surveyed in the program suggests that the methods are effective and safe. As always, however, misapplication of psychotherapeutic interventions with mentally vulnerable populations can lead to harmful outcomes.
Declaration identifying any potential conflict of interest and/or commercial support: The presenter, Lori Ryland, declares no relevant conflicts of interest nor commercial support with respect to the content of this presentation.
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Lori Ryland, PhD, LP, CAADC, CCS, BCBA-D, is the Chief Clinical Officer at Pinnacle Treatment Centers, a leading provider of addiction treatment services. She is a 2017 Outstanding Alumni Award recipient from the WMU College of Health and Human Services for her contributions in the field of addiction treatment. She received her PhD from Western Michigan University in Clinical Psychology and completed the Specialist Program in Alcohol and Drug Abuse.
Dr. Ryland is a board-certified behavior analyst, and a certified advanced alcohol and drug counselor and supervisor. She has achieved certification from the Academy of Cognitive Therapy/Beck Institute in Philadelphia and is trained in evidence-based practices such as Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Contingency Management, and Applied Behavior Analysis.
Dr. Ryland has a broad scope of 20+ years of healthcare experience including work with veterans with PTSD, inpatient psychiatric, addiction treatment, criminal justice, autism treatment, serious and persistent mental illness, intellectual and developmental disabilities, traditional outpatient services, and psychological testing. As the Chief Clinical Officer of Pinnacle Treatment Centers, Dr. Ryland oversees clinical staff competencies and programming.
Dr. Ryland is a monthly contributor on Thrive Global, and has been featured as an expert on NBC Today, Mic, The Recovery Executive Podcast, Recovery Unscripted, and more. Dr. Ryland has presented various topics related to clinical psychology and applied behavior analysis in both national and international conference settings.