Hidden connections: Opioid use disorder, depression, and trauma

Date: Friday, August 23, 2019
Time: 8:30 am to 4 pm (5.0 instructional hours)
Place: Maggiano's Little Italy Milwaukee (2500 North Mayfair Road, Milwaukee, WI)
Fee: $80 – includes continental breakfast, family style lunch, and afternoon refreshments with beverage service throughout the day, plus handouts and certificate (mailed post-event).

Registration is closed: We are honored by the strong interest in this continuing education seminar. As we have reached the enrollment capacity, registration is now closed.

To be added to the wait list: Please send an email to info@rogersbh.org with “MilwaukeeCE Seminar Wait List” as the subject line. In your message, please include your first and last names, your credentials (e.g., LCSW, PhD), and a daytime phone number where you can be reached. We will reply to confirm you are on the list and contact you if there are any openings for this seminar.

Who Should Attend

Psychologists, masters-level social workers, and licensed professional counselors who would like to increase their knowledge about best practices and improve their skills working with individuals with a co-occurring substance use and mental health disorder. Appropriate for intermediate level practitioners.

About the Program

Research demonstrates a connection between opioid use disorder and increased risk for depression and trauma-related conditions. Despite these correlations, there is a gap in critical access to co-occurring treatment. This seminar will review the complex factors influencing and impacting individuals with opioid use disorder, depression, and trauma. Learn about medications and techniques currently being used to treat this population as well as research-based interventions that can be implemented in your practice. The seminar will also tie in how adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) may lead to the development of early maladaptive schemas (EMSs) and contribute to substance use and other mental health concerns. An overview of the assessment and treatment of EMSs will be included.

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Learning objectives

Upon completion of the instructional program, you should be able to:

  1. Summarize the relationship between opioid use disorder,depression and suicide.
  2. Evaluate the risks and benefits of both controversial andconventional interventions for the treatment of opioid use disorder.
  3. Summarize the progression from adverse childhood experiences,to early maladaptive schemas, to substance use and mental health.
  4. Assess for early maladaptive schemas and integrate theirformulation into treatment planning.
  5. Apply schema therapy techniques to augment your treatment.

Program at-a-glance


8:30 amRegistration and continental breakfast
9:10 amWelcome (housekeeping) and presenter introductions
9:15 - 10:30 am

Instructional program: The scope of the Opioid use crisis (Dr. Maloney)

  • The statistics behind the crisis
  • The complex factors impacting treatment of opioid use disorder
  • Current prevention, treatment and recovery initiatives
10:30 amBreak
10:45 am – 12 pm

Instructionalprogram: The role of depression in opioid use disorder (Dr. Maloney)

  • Review of research regarding the increasedrisk of new onset depression and increased risk of relapse
  • Conventional and controversial techniquesbeing researched
12 pmLunch break (provided)
1 - 2:15 pm

Instructionalprogram: From Adverse Childhood Experiences to Substance Use and Mental HealthIssues (Dr. Wetterneck)

  • Review concept and research on AdverseChildhood Experiences (ACEs)
  • How ACEs grow into Early Maladaptive Schemas(EMSs)
  • Overview of Schema Therapy
2:15 - 2:30 pmBreak
2:30 – 3:45 pm

Instructionalprogram: Integrating Treatment of Early Maladaptive Schemas into Your Practice(Dr. Wetterneck)

  • Review the types of establishedEMSs
  • Assessment and Treatment Planningof EMSs
  • Schema Therapy Techniques
3:45 – 4 pmCompletion of participant evaluations and continuing education certificate request forms

Meet the presenters

The presenters are Rogers Behavioral Health medical staffwith expertise in cognitive behavioral-based approaches to the treatment of abroad spectrum of mental health disorders:

Michelle L. Maloney, PhD, LPC, CAADC, serves as executive director of Addiction Services for Rogers. Dr. Maloney has worked in addiction treatment for over 20 years and has been a licensed professional counselor for the past 19 years. She specializes in women’s services, body image, and adolescent treatment.

Chad T. Wetterneck, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist who specializes in using cognitive behavioral therapy in the treatment of anxiety and trauma (PTSD). Dr. Wetterneck developed the adult PTSD programming at Rogers and works in the trauma and addiction recovery residential programs.

Continuing education credits

Each professional is responsible for the individual requirements as stipulated by his/her licensing agency. Please contact your individual licensing board/regulatory agency to review continuing education requirements for licensure renewal. All participants who complete and submit a participation evaluation form and request for continuing education credit upon departure will receive a certificate in the US mail within two weeks. Psychologists and social workers must attend the entire event in order to receive CE credit.

  • Social Workers: Rogers Memorial Hospital | Rogers Behavioral Health, provider number 1101, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), www.aswb.org, through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory board have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Rogers Memorial Hospital | Rogers Behavioral Health maintains responsibility for this course. Approval period: October 19, 2017 – October 19, 2020. Social workers completing this course receive 5.0 clinical continuing education credits.

  • Professional Counselors: Rogers Memorial Hospital | Rogers Behavioral Health has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6192. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Rogers Memorial Hospital |Rogers Behavioral Health is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs. 5.0 instructional clock hours will be awarded.

  • Psychologists: Rogers Memorial Hospital is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Rogers Memorial Hospital maintains responsibility for this program and its content. Rogers Memorial Hospital designates this live seminar for 5.0 continuing education credits; no partial credits will be awarded.

  • Other professionals: Rogers Memorial Hospital | Rogers Behavioral Health will issue a certificate of attendance commensurate with the extent of your participation in this activity.
  • Registration

    The registration deadline is two weeks prior to the seminar date. Registrations are accepted on a first come, first serve basis until enrollment capacity is reached. All registrations must be pre-paid. If registering within two weeks of the seminar, call 262-646-1356 for space availability.

    Online registration is recommended. Go to bookwhen.com/rogers for secure online registration and payment by major credit card (MasterCard, Visa). If you prefer to pay by check, you may click here to download a registration form and mail with your payment. Confirmation of registration will be sent by email, U.S. mail or fax.

    Please note

    Cancellation: If you need to cancel your registration, please email workshops@rogershospital.org or call 262-646-1356. Please note that no refunds will be given.

    Special Needs: ADA accommodations will be made in accordance with the law; please indicate your special needs at the time of registration.

    Grievances: If a grievance arises pertaining to continuing education activities or processes, please contact the CE chair to submit a complaint via confidential email to: ngoranson@rogershospital.org, or by mail to: Nancy Goranson, PsyD, Rogers Behavioral Health, 11101 W Lincoln Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53227, as soon as possible, so that the nature of the concern may be addressed in a timely fashion. If the results of the grievance process are unsatisfactory, New Jersey social workers have the option to contact the approving entity, with an option to appeal to heir licensing board.

    Questions or concerns: To review the program agenda prior to attendance, or if there are questions or concerns not addressed in this announcement, please email workshops@rogershospital.org or call 262-646-1356.

    Call 800-767-4411 or go to rogersbh.org to request a free screening.