The Science of Addiction for Community Providers: Core Principles and Intervention Strategies
This presentation is designed to enhance the understanding of providers working in a variety of community settings to identify and respond to persons living with addiction
Course Objectives Include:
1) Addiction is complex - defining, understanding, and recognizing it
2) Key principles - time-tested prevention, care-giving, and treatment approaches
3) Practical guidance for service providers
4) Community resources and supports
Steve M. Chisholm is an Associate Professor & Coordinator of the Drug and Alcohol Programs at North Shore Community College. Steve’s teaching is informed by decades of experience working in clinical, management, and educational roles. He is both a local and regional New England trainer.