Holy Family Hospital Announces 5th Annual Behavioral Health Conference

Registration is now open for Holy Family Hospital’s 5th Annual Adult Behavioral Health Conference.

This year the conference will be held on Friday, September 18, 2015 in the David Hartleb Technology Center at Northern Essex Community College, 100 Elliott St. in Haverhill, MA.

The day will begin at 8:00 a.m. with registration and continental breakfast, and end at 3 p.m. The cost of $40 includes breakfast, lunch and five continuing education credits for physicians, nurses, social workers and addiction counselors.

This year’s topics are:

“Alcohol Use Disorders: Is Abstinence the Only Effective Form of Recovery?” with Michael Levy, Ph.D.,  psychologist, author, and director of Substance Use Services at North Shore Medical Center, Salem, MA.

“Neuropsychology Principles of Recovery and Wellness with Clinical Aging,” with Buck H. Woo, Ph.D., director of the Center for Neuropsychology- Cognitive Rehabilitation and Wellness, located on the Holy Family Hospital at Merrimack Valley Campus.

“Habilitation Therapy in the Inpatient Setting,” with Patricia Lavoie, LICSW, program director in the Senior Adult Behavioral Medicine Center at Holy Family Hospital at Merrimack Valley; and Karen Tripp, RN, LMT, complimentary therapy nurse at the Geriatric Psychiatry Unit of Morton Hospital and Medical Center.

“The Psychology of Chronic Pain,” with Robert Moverman, Ph.D., psychologist at New England Neurological Associates in Lawrence, MA.

The deadline for registration is Friday, September 4, 2015.

To register:

Please call the DoctorFinder™ line at 1-800-488-5959, or register online at HolyFamily-Hospital.org, click on events and classes, then choose Holy Family Hospital, on the calendar, click September 18 and the click search. The event will pop up.

To make payment:

Checks must be made payable to Holy Family Hospital and mailed to Jean MacDougall-Tattan, c/o Holy Family Hospital at Merrimack Valley, 140 Lincoln Ave., Haverhill, MA 01830.  Please put your phone number on the check and we will call you when it is received. Seats will not be officially reserved until payment is received. Due to expenses that will be incurred for breakfast and lunch, no refund checks will be issued. Please indicate the type of CEUs you require, and if you are paying for more than one person, please tell us who, and the type of CEU needed.

For more information please call Jean at 978.420.1168 or email [email protected].

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