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41st National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers (NAATP) Conference held in Washington, DC.

Cyndi Turner and Craig James attended the 41st National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers (NAATP) Conference held at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, DC.  With the conference theme, Establishing and Implementing the Core Competencies of Addiction Treatment Operation, the emphasis was the need for treatment facilities to create an environment of accountability and standards amongst…

Fairfax Community Professionals

On April 4, 2019 Nancy Kirk, LCSW, CSAC, CSAT-C represented IIAT at the Fairfax Community Professionalsin Fairfax, VA. The Fairfax Community Professionals (FCP) is a network of mental health professionals dedicated to responding in a timely way to mental health needs of teens in central Fairfax County.  We offer a directory of available licensed mental…

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Inaugural Training and Networking Event at Amen Clinic-DC in Reston, VA

On March 29, 2019 Angie Harris, LCSW, LSATP, MAC, MA attended the inaugural training and networking event at Amen Clinic-DC in Reston, VA. Angie connected with other professionals specializing in complementary services such as art therapy, therapeutic yoga, eating disorder treatment, psychological testing, naturopath and aromatherapy treatment, as well as home healthcare specialists. One area…

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What Are Process Addictions?

In 2014, The Institute for Addiction Study recognized and included ten addictions to behaviors with dopamine-releasing substances to include in the Periodic Table of the Intoxicants. Due to the problems presented by individuals that met the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM-5) criteria for an addiction, these ten behaviors were added: gambling, media, relationships, codependency, performance,…

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VAAP Annual Meeting

As a board member of Virginia Association of Addiction Professionals, Craig James showed his support by attending the 2019 Annual Meeting & Training at The Holiday Inn Oceanside, Virginia Beach on March 15th. He and Cyndi Turner attended Cynthia Moreno’s Conflict Resolution and Linda Handcock’s JUUL and Vapes: New Technology Impacting Nicotine & Marijuana Addiction.Cyndi and Craig…