All Kinds of News for June 06, 2018
SUWS of the Carolinas and Phoenix Outdoor invite you to attend the third annual Expanding Recovery and Wellness Retreat. This year the conference will be held August 15-17th at the Kanuga Resort and Conference Center in Hendersonville, NC. Participants can enjoy presentations from experts in the field of recovery, yoga, neuro/psycho-ed sessions, and recovery support while enjoying the back drop of the Blue Ridge mountains. All lodging, meals, CEU's and daily activities are included in registration.
This year's keynote Speaker is Jeff Georgi M.Div., MAH, LCAS, LPC, CGP. More about Jeff:
Jeff has practiced psychotherapy with a focus on substance abuse and families for more than 30 years. He holds licenses as a Clinical Addiction Specialist, a Certified Clinical Supervisor, a Licensed Professional Counselor, and a Certified Group Psychotherapist by the American Association of Group Psychotherapy. For over seven years, Jeff and his wife, Becky have been working with the South Carolina Department of Alcohol and Other Drug Services implementing a staff development program through Georgi Educational and Counseling Services (GECS), which provides training and consultation for their addiction treatment professionals with a common definition of addictive disease and a group intervention for SUDs patients, Modified Interpersonal Group Psychotherapy. They are currently initiating the Leadership Academy, which will help ensure that their work in South Carolina continues into the future.
Prior to his involvement with GECS, Jeff served as the clinical director of the Duke Addictions Program. For more than two decades at the Medical Center, Jeff held clinical appointments in the Departments of Surgery, Obstetrics, and Psychiatry. He remains a consulting faculty member in the Department of Behavioral Medicine, Division of Addiction Research and Translation as well as a faculty member of the Duke University School of Nursing.
For a comprehensive line-up of speakers and registration: Click Here!
About SUWS of the Carolinas
SUWS of the Carolinas is a licensed, CARF International-accredited mental health facility, committed to helping families rediscover their strengths and fostering growth for young people. Operating in the Pisgah National Forest under permit from the National Forest Service, SUWS delivers wilderness based therapeutic interventions for 10-17 year old boys and girls with compassion and excellence.