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Association for Counselor Education and Supervision 2013 Conference -  October 17 - 20, 2013 Denver, CO
Saturday, October 19 • 1:30pm - 2:20pm
Understanding Addiction: Moving Beyond Etiological Differences

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Addiction is a highly treatable disease. If this statement is of interest to you, come and see how. Recent neuro-imaging studies show how addiction is, in part, a brain disease and wide scale trials have provided outstanding evidenced-based intervention practices. Coupled together this session will assist our profession in bridging the divide we have traditionally had concerning addiction while affirming that a strength-based approach focused on understanding an addicted client as a meaning making individual works well.

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Mark T. Blagen

Assistant Professor, Governors State University
Grew up in Aurora, CO, was in the U.S. Navy for 21 years. A counselor educator since 2002. Passions include my dog and my wife (usually in reverse order), teaching, writing, and supervising addictions related topics, and the Denver Broncos (even in the lean years). Enjoy your time... Read More →


Saturday October 19, 2013 1:30pm - 2:20pm
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