Person Centered Language - Treating the Disease vs. Responding to the Person

In the addiction treatment setting, effective communication is vital to assist patients in reaching recovery. This session will explore the use of culturally sensitive, understandable and nonintrusive communication that is appropriate for the type of therapy/treatment, to improve treatment. The presentation will also cover the NYS Justice Center Code of Conduct which was revised in January 2016, and the annual attestation requirement.

This Learning Thursdays presentation fulfills 1 hr of credit toward:

  • CPP/CPS initial sec. 3
  • CASAC/CPP/CPS renewal
  • NYS Social Work continuing education 


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