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PITTSBURGH CHAPTER
(PA 02) updated 4/19


CHAPTER INFORMATION:

Geographical area served:
Pittsburgh, PA

Permanent Chapter Contact Information:
Steve Wize
swize34@gmail.com


Meeting location:
Varies. See meeting schedule below

Chapter meeting dates/times:
3rd Tuesday of each month excluding August. No meetings are held in August.

Why should I attend?
Chapter meetings are a great way to make professional contacts, network, discover new resources, and develop new skills.

Chapter program:
A segment of each meeting is dedicated to the introduction of members and non-members. We encourage all attendees to make announcements about upcoming events, news related to the field, and job opportunities. After announcements, an educational training is presented.

Continuing education:
Each training provides a minimum of 1.5 pre-approved professional development hours (PDH).

Cost to attend meeting:
Members - no cost
Non-members - $20


For more information about our chapter or upcoming meetings, contact:
Steve Wize
swize34@gmail.com


UPCOMING MEETING SCHEDULE:

Tuesday, April 16, 2019
“Methamphetamines: Preparing to Serve”
Betty J Hill, the Executive Director of Pyramid Healthcare Pittsburgh Outpatient Program

Time: 8:30AM- Registration
9:00-9:15 AM- Introductions & Business meeting
9:15-11:30 AM- Program

Objectives:    
Participants will be able to name 3 reasons that methamphetamine use is highly addictive
Participants will be able to identify 4 challenges that individuals with methamphetamine addiction bring to the treatment setting
Participants will learn implications for conducting assessments involving individuals who are addicted to methamphetamines
Participants will learn how treatment models, such as Matrix and DBT, are effective with this population
Participants will be able to identify ways to support family members of individuals with methamphetamine addiction 
Participants will receive at least 5 practical suggestions for improving their approach to working with clients with methamphetamine addiction

Pyramid Healthcare, Pittsburgh Outpatient
1401 Forbes Avenue, Suite 200, Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Attendees may pay for parking on the street or in the UPMC Mercy Hospital garage.  The street is easier.

CREDITS:
The Pittsburgh EAPA Chapter offers the following continuing education credits for attendees at the monthly meetings: PDHs (Professional Development Hours for the CEAP credential), CEUs (Continuing Education Units for the LSW, LCSW, LPC and LMFT credentials), and PCB Approved Education for the Certified Addiction Counselor (CAC) credential.

CEAP and CAC certificates are available at each meeting. CEU certificates will be mailed to attendees by the University of Pittsburgh School of Social Work. For questions regarding PDH's, CEU's or CAC hours, please contact Lori Paul at 412-974-4195.


CHAPTER OFFICERS:

PRESIDENT:
Carole Boes
Carole.Boes@butlerhealthsystem.org
412-629-0320

VICE PRESIDENT:
Nan Missig
nanm51@aol.com
412-996-9506

SECRETARY:
Josie Morgano
josiemmorgano@aol.com
412-420-7467

TREASURER:
Stephen Wize
Swize34@gmail.com
412-334-9790

Membership Chairperson
Judy Shannon
724-413-5716
email: jshannon@Greenbriar.net


Education Chairperson
Judy Shannon
724-413-5716
email: jshannon@Greenbriar.net


CHAPTER NOTICES:

Chapter notices can be viewed on our Pittsburgh Chapter web site.
 


FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, VISIT OUR CHAPTER'S WEBSITE AT:

www.eapa.net/pittsburgh

Please e-mail all changes to chapter page information, and all requests to post events, chapter documents and/or links to:
webeditor@eapassn.org