Working More Effectively with Male Clients: Gender Based Treatment for Addiction & Trauma

Thomas E. Broffman, PhD, LICSW, LCDP, LCDS, CEAP
5 CECs
Monday, October 16, 2017
9:00 am – 3:30 pm

NEW LOCATION: Hartford Public Library, (Room 026), 500 Main St, Hartford, CT

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Trauma is a significant issue for males with substance and/or process addictive disorders. In order for professionals to best help males recover and promote a process of healing from trauma, they must understand males’ unique issues and needs. The goal of this seminar is to achieve the most efficacious treatment of males with addictive disorders by recognizing the importance of comprehensively addressing their trauma. This recognition will lead to the development and implementation of more effective interventions to help maximize the health and recovery of males with addictive disorders and increase the likelihood of their successfully achieving long-term recovery.

At the conclusion of this seminar, participants will:

  • understand that trauma is a significant issue for males with substance and/or process addictive disorders
  • learn why male trauma must be assessed and treated throughout the continuum of addiction services
  • discover how male-responsive services will improve addiction treatment outcomes
  • learn how the effective treatment of trauma can help to interrupt cycles of violence, abuse, neglect, and addiction