The University Counseling Services and its division of Prevention & Recovery Services of CWRU is very excited to offer a Continuing Education opportunity for mental health professionals and scholars interested in issues relating to addiction, recovery and education in young adults.
You are invited to the CWRU campus on July 20 -22, 2011 for the
To learn more and to register for the conference, go to www.rockandrolltorecovery.com
2011 Keynote Speaker David K. Mineta, Deputy Director of Demand Reduction for the Office of National Drug Control Policy, oversees ONDCP Office of Demand Reduction which focuses on promoting drug prevention and drug treatment programs, as well as the agency’s newly created focus on programs for individuals in recovery from addiction.
Featured Speaker Peter Gaumond is the newly appointed Chief, Recovery Branch for the Office of National Drug Control Policy. Before coming to the Office of National Drug Control Policy, Peter worked on the SAMHSA Partners for Recovery Initiative.
Thursday’s Featured Speaker, Martin Kihn, is a writer, digital marketer, dog lover, balletomane, spiritual athlete … and someone who has faced addiction and knows recovery. His third book, “Bad Dog: A Love Story,” changes everything.
Closing Speaker SARGE is an extraordinary entertainer. A triple threat. A musical savant. SARGE is an entertainer who has performed worldwide to adoring audiences. His sidesplitting comedy, touching vocals and stunning display of dexterity as a pianist have wowed crowds for decades.
Featured Speaker Mark I Singer, PhD. is co-director of the Center on Substance Abuse and Mental Illness and Leonard W. Mayo Professor in Family and Child Welfare at CWRU.
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has formed a group that comes together periodically to discuss issues pertaining to young people in recovery. At this year’s ARS conference, the Young People’s Networking Dialogue on Recovery (YPNDR) will host several programs around a variety of topics pertaining to this issue.
This information was provided by Jes Sellers, PhD, Director UCS, Clinical Faculty, Departments of Psychological Sciences and Psychiatry, CWRU. 216-368-5872