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Overview: An intensive weekend version of our on-line Core Training, this 2 ½ day workshop will introduce students to the use of amino acids and the Pro-Recovery 5 Star Diet in addressing symptoms of neurotransmitter depletion such as depression, anxiety, insomnia, violent behavior, addiction, cravings and relapse. The use of vitamin and mineral co-factors, the role of a healthy gut, and blood sugar regulation to restore healthy brain function, will also be covered.
Day 1 - Describe the four neurotransmitter systems, their drugs of abuse and natural detox strategies using targeted amino acid therapy. 6 CEUs.
Day 2 - Describe the key elements of the Pro-Recovery 5 Start Diet, identify the co-factors required by the brain to make and effectively fire neurotransmitters. 6 CEUs.
Day 3 - Describe the role a healthy gut plays in mood and behavioral health, and describe the process of integrating these concepts into your program. 3 CEUs.
AAS Member Registration Fee: $349
Full Registration Fee: $449
"Bring a Friend" $349 (Save $100 each for two people! Call 303-888-9617)
All fees include Certificate of Attendance and Pro-Recovery 5 Star lunch and snacks.
15 Continuing Education* Credit hours - $75
REGISTRATION IS A THREE-STEP PROCESS:
1. Fill out the registration form here:
2. Email it to: firstname.lastname@example.org
3. Pay Here: AAS Member
*Continuing Education: B.E. Education Group, LLC is approved as a provider of continuing nursing education by the Kansas State Board of Nursing, Provider Number LT0258-0310. This course offering is approved for 15 contact hours applicable for RN’s, APRN’s, LPN’s, and LMHT re-licensure. B.E. Education Group, LLC is a pre-approved provider for social workers through the Kansas Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board (BSRB) Provider Number 14-002. This workshop meets BSRB criteria for diagnosis and treatment.
SLC Marriott City Center - less than 3 blocks $161
Sheraton SCL - less than 4 blocks $169
Hilton SLC Center - less than 4 blocks $185
Little America Hotel - less than 4 blocks $119
Double Tree Suites by Hilton - about 4 blocks $125
Hampton Downtown - 4+ blocks $105
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ACADEMY FOR ADDICTION AND MENTAL HEALTH NUTRITION
Earn 15 Continuing Education Credits
$AVE - Become an AAS member, or ‘Bring a Friend’
Join us in Florida in May to learn about the critical role that the Pro-Recovery 5 Star diet, nutrient support, amino acid therapy, and a healthy gut play in reducing cravings, relapse and Post-Acute Withdrawal Symptoms. This cutting-edge information may transform your practice and save lives!
THURSDAY, Nov. 2 A Complementary Event Open to the Public
6:30-7:00 Meet the Presenters and Networking
7:00-8:30 Success Stories & Intro to Nutrient Support of the Addicted Brain
FRIDAY, Nov. 3
8-8:30 AM Registration
8:30-9:00 Welcome and Introduction to the Alliance for Addiction Solutions and the Academy for Addiction and Mental Health Nutrition
9:00-10:30 Overview of Amino Acid Treatment, Precautions and Neurotransmitter Assessment. Presented by Christina Veselak, LMFT, CN
10:45-12:15 The Catecholamines, Stimulant Addiction and L-Tyrosine; L- Tyrosine trial. Presented by Christina Veselak, LMFT, CN
12:15-1:45 Lunch – Will Be Provided
1:45-3:15 The Endorphin System, Opiate Addiction and Detox, D- Phenylalanine. DLPA Trial. Presented by Pati Reiss, BA, HHC, CRNC, Nicole Zeiner, BS
3:30-5:00 The Serotonin System, 5HTP and Tryptophan, and SSRI Withdrawal; 5HTP Trial. Presented by Christina Veselak, LMFT, CN
5:00-5:15 Quick Movement Break with Pati Reiss, BA, HHC, Certified Recovery Nutrition Coach (CRNC)
5:15-5:45 Client Interview Demonstration: Christina Veselak, LMFT, CN
DINNER ON YOUR OWN
SATURDAY, Nov. 4
8:15-8:30 Registration and Qi Gong Movement and Meditation with Pati Reiss, BA, HHC, CRNC
8:30-10:00 The GABA System, GABA & Related Amino Acids, and Benzodiazapine Withdrawal, GABA Trial. Presented by Christina Veselak, LMFT, CN
10:15-11:15 Crucial Nutrients for Addiction Recovery Presented by Christina Veselak, LMFT, CN
11:20-12:20 Hypoglycemia and Relapse Presented by Christina Veselak, LMFT, CN & Lyle Fried, Owner of The Shores Treatment Center
12:20-2:00 Lunch – On Your Own
2:00-5:00 Pro-Recovery Diet ~ includes dyadic sharing and an exercise to create personal meal plans. Presented by Pati Reiss, BA, HHC, CRNC
5:00-6:O0 Dyadic Practice Assessments
COMMUNITY DINNER – On Your Own or with us at the Himalayan Kitchen restaurant.
SUNDAY, Nov. 5
9:00-10:15 The Gut: Our Second Brain Presented by Debra Filla , BA, MBA, Certified Recovery Nutrition Coach
10:30-11:30 The Three Tier Approach to Integrating This Knowledge into Your Practice Presented by Christina Veselak, LMFT, CN
DATE & LOCATION TBA
doctors | nurses | psychotherapists | psychiatrists | social workers | law enforcement | addiction counselors | marriage and family therapists | defense and district attorneys | judges | probation and parole officers | recovery coaches
Who Should Attend?
Discover the Missing Link for Successful Recovery
Presented by : The Academy for Addiction & Mental Health Nutrition
In collaboration with:The Alliance for Addiction Solutions
Mental Health and Addiction Nutrition is an exciting and evolving field. We train Addiction and Mental Health Professionals how to accurately identify and effectively address the biochemically driven causes of mental health and behavioral disorders. We offer specialized and convenient online classes which teach brain chemistry re-balancing through diet and orthomolecular therapies and interventions. We offer CEU’s through NANP, and comprehensive certificate programs.
Become a Mental Health Nutrition Specialist!
We are offering two exciting online training programs for the public. The purpose of these programs are to thoroughly train mental health and addiction counselors, therapist and any qualified practitioner who is interested in how brain chemistry re-balancing and diet play a vital role in addiction recovery, relapse prevention and sustained mental health. This online program leads to a certification as an addiction and mental health recovery coach.