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RSVP now! FREE Learning opportunity for CA healthcare providers: Oct 1, 2020 at noon PST

RSVP now for a presentation by Susie Wiet, MD who is an integrative developmental psychiatrist with expertise in holistic treatment of trauma-addiction, dual diagnosis, and complex psychiatric disorders. 

Target Audience This activity is intended for CALIFORNIA physicians, physician assistants, registered nurses, nurse practitioners, psychologists and social workers engaged in the care of patients who have experienced violence or trauma.

Educational Objectives After completing these activities, the participant should be better able to:
 Understand the basics of the neurobiology of the stress management pathway
 Learn about the interface of the reward pathway with stress
 Describe the imbalances of the stress and reward pathways that lead to addictions
 Recognize the interventions that assist with restoration of the neurobiology of balance (homeostasis)

The downstream effect of childhood trauma has been well documented regarding the biological and psychosocial impacts. This presentation will highlight the neurobiological changes associated with ACEs that function as a "primer" for the onset of addiction and related behaviors. It will conclude with principles for influencing these same pathways that assist with restoration of the mind and health downstream effect of childhood trauma  has been well documented regarding the biological and psychosocial impacts.

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Susie Wiet, MD is an integrative developmental psychiatrist with expertise in holistic treatment of trauma-addiction, dual diagnosis, and complex psychiatric disorders. She is the founder and owner of Sovegna (a multi-disciplinary treatment center for recovery) and the Trauma-Resiliency Collaborative (multi-disciplinary volunteer organization). During her personal time, she enjoys learning from her children, celebrating time with family and friends, expanding her creativity, practicing yoga, and deepening her faith.

She graduated from Northwestern University Medical School (Chicago, IL) and trained at the University of Utah in General Psychiatry and Child/Adolescent Psychiatry (fellowship). She holds three American Medical Board certifications: General Psychiatry, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, and Addiction Medicine. She is a member of several professional organizations, most recently Institute of Functional Medicine.

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For questions about registration, please email Kelly Flugum at kelly.flugum@cirinc.org

For questions about CALIFORNIA ACES ACADEMY, please email Nicole Taylor at nicole@avahealth.org

[Please click here to learn more about the CALIFORNIA ACES ACADEMY from Academy of Violence and Abuse.]

CALIFORNIA ACES ACADEMY (CAA), funded by ACEs Aware, is providing free online training to Medi-Cal providers and others featuring: Practical strategies for integrating trauma- informed health care into your team's practice that improves patients' well being and the
productivity of your practice. Meet colleagues with experience and success providing trauma-informed health care in their practices. Learn from national and local experts. Talk to other professionals from your region in small groups facilitated by clinicians experienced in trauma-informed care. Get answers to your questions, obtain ongoing consultation.

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