December Chapter Meeting - The Integrative Approach to Treating Trauma and Substance Use

  • Friday, December 02, 2022
  • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Virtual


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NIEAPA's December Chapter Meeting & Professional Education Friday, December 2, 2022 • 9:00am - 12:00pm

9:00 - 9:40 | Meeting
9:50 - 12:00  | Webinar

The Integrative Approach to Treating Trauma and Substance Use (2.0 CEUs)

The vast majority of people with Substance Use Disorder have also experienced some type of trauma in their lives. Participants in this continuing education session will learn how to better:

  • Define traumatic stress and Substance Use Disorder
  • Provide information on the effects of substance use and trauma on brain functioning
  • Understand the different types of trauma and the components of trauma-informed care
  • Develop a basic understanding of effective treatments for people with traumatic exposure and Substance Use Disorder.


Trish Caldwell

Trish Caldwell MFT, LPC, CCDP-D, CAADC, CCTP, is the Sr Vice President of Clinical Services for Recovery Centers of America, an adjunct professor at Jefferson University, and a trauma trainer for Lakeside Global Institute. Trish has held various leadership positions over the last 27 years, and has specialized in families, young adults and adolescents with co-occurring behavioral health and substance use disorders. Additionally, in conjunction with the Delaware County Drug court, Trish created the first Young Offenders Treatment Program, supporting treatment over incarceration. Trish has also created the unique family programming, Seeds to Recovery offered to families impacted by substance use across the country. Trish is a regular speaker at national and international conferences and holds a small private practice in the state of PA.



As part of your membership benefit, all Chapter Meetings are free! Members are also allowed to share one free pass with a guest. You will be asked to provide a name and email for your guest when you register, so please have these ready!

Non-Members - $40
Other EAPA Members - $10 (discount code required)
Students - FREE (discount code required)

MEMBER NOTE:  To receive your complimentary member rate, NO PROMO CODE REQUIRED! Simply, enter the email address associated with your NIEAPA membership. If you cannot remember your email address contact the NIEAPA office at

Discount codes are available for students and other EAPA members. To receive the discount code, please contact the NIEAPA office at
Northern Illinois Chapter Employee Assistance Professionals Association (NIEAPA)

Address: 400 E. Randolph #3115, Chicago. IL 60601
Phone: +1 (312) 756-7756

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