SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., June 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Sovereign Health, a national behavioral health system, is hosting two continuing education events this month. These courses meet the qualifications for one hour of C.E. credits required by the National Association for Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC) and The California Association for Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT).
June 8 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. PDT – "Rethinking The "War on Obesity": The Intersection of Weight Stigma and Eating Disorder" – Sovereign Health of Los Angeles – Lauren Anton, MS, RD, CPT., a registered dietitian nutritionist and certified personal trainer will describe the obesity crisis, dieting, weight stigma and its impact on clients, various eating disorders and the physical activity interventions for adolescents. This session will begin with a clinical review of the literature on weight stigma, dieting, and eating disorders, followed by a case study that illustrates concrete solutions that honor the lived experience of the client and allow for lasting recovery. To RSVP or for additional information, please contact Mariela Escobar or call 949-324-1280.
June 21 from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. PDT – "Effects of Active Alcoholism and Abstinence on the Neural Networks in the Brain" – Sovereign Health Webinar – John M. Copenhaver, M.D., a physician in recovery for addiction and alcoholism will describe the effect of alcoholism and abstinence on neural networks. He will further guide on the suggestive treatment implications for maintaining these neural network changes. This lecture identifies those neural networks, explains the effect of abstinence on tone and plasticity of those networks, and suggests treatment implications on maintenance of such neural networks for long-term abstinence. To RSVP or for additional information, please contact Shruti Sharma or call 866-825-6136.
Sovereign Health currently operates nine treatment facilities in five states: California, Arizona, Florida, Texas and Utah. The facilities are licensed in accordance with the regulations of the state where the facility is located. Sovereign facilities have been awarded Gold Seal accreditation by The Joint Commission.
Continuing education programs are offered by Sovereign Health to professionals in the behavioral health and related fields delivering learning opportunities on various topics which are approved by NBCC.
About Sovereign Health
Sovereign Health's mission is to provide a broad spectrum of high-quality behavioral health treatment services for adults and adolescents, including support services for family members. One factor that differentiates Sovereign from other treatment providers has been the company's ability to offer separate mental health and addiction or dual diagnosis treatment programs at its facilities. For more information, visit http://www.sovhealth.com.
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