CEATTC & APRA Sponsors Second Annual DC Summer Institute

Silver Spring, MD – The Central East Addiction Technology Transfer Center (CEATTC), in conjunction with the Addiction Prevention and Recovery Administration (APRA) of the Washington DC. Department of Health is proud to sponsor the Second Annual DC Summer Institute at the Gallaudet University Kellogg Conference Center on July 18-21, 2004. The DC Summer Institute will bring together substance abuse practitioners from many systems and modalities to learn, network and develop strategies that will enhance their ability to work with clients. In keeping with a major goal of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), the DC Summer Institute will help bridge the gap between science and service by bringing evidenced-based practices and the latest research to front-line practitioners.

Special Featured Events include:

Reception on Sunday evening, July 18 with a jazz trio.
Evening courses are offered both Monday, July 19 and Tuesday, July 20.
Evening stress reduction session with acupuncture offered both Monday, July 19 and Tuesday, July 20, from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm.
A 12-Step meeting will be onsite both Monday evening, July 19 and Tuesday evening, July 20 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm.
A Graduation Ceremony will be held on Wednesday, July 21 at the end of the Institute.
Three Pre-Institute courses are scheduled for Sunday, July 18. The first course is on confidentiality and ethics. This course will be conducted by, the Caribbean Basin and Hispanic ATTC (CBHATTC) in Spanish for treatment professionals dealing with Latino clients. The second course is on drug use and violence prevention for people working with youth in crisis. The third course is an ethics course open to all practitioners working with substance abuse clients.

By attending the DC Summer Institute, a student can earn up to 32 Continuing Education Credits hours if a Pre- Institute Course is taken, and all available sessions are attended during the DC Summer Institute, including lunch and evening sessions. Online registration and brochure can be accessed at: www.ceattc.org.

For further information on the DC Summer Institute please contact: Valerie Robinson at: vrobinson@danyainstitute.org or by phone at: (240) 645-1141 or Tamara Henry at: thenry@danyainstitute.org or by phone at: (240) 645-1146.