Phoenix Houses of the Mid-Atlantic an Exhibitor at the 2013 Virginia Summer Institute of Addiction Studies

Friday, July 5th, 2013

Phoenix House at 2013 VA Summer Institute of Addiction Studies

Phoenix Houses of the Mid-Atlantic will be an exhibitor at the 2013 VSIAS (Virginia Summer Institute of Addiction Studies) from July 15th to July 17th at the Williamsburg Hotel and Conference Center soon to become Doubletree by Hilton Williamsburg, in Historical Williamsburg, Virginia.

This will be the 11th year of the Virginia Summer Institute and the theme will be “Concepts of Addiction Treatment: Untangling the Knot”. As new challenges face Virginia, such as reduced revenue, Health Care Reform requirements, Credentialing and Licensure requirements, and new terminology that will evolve from the DSM V, topics that address the dynamics of these challenges will be available for participants over the course of three days. Other topics include prescription-assisted recovery, accountability within traditional peer supported recovery, neurological aspects of addiction/recovery, Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT). Break out sessions will be available, which address non-traditional substance abuse treatment, sexual addiction, motivational interviewing, ethics, treating tobacco dependence, tech support in recovery, and protecting your data in today’s digital environment. All sessions will give consideration to both substance use and related disorders. Tracks will also be designated as Intermediate, Advanced, or Supervisor/Manager level based on the target audience.


VSIAS is an education provider for a number of credentialing and academic organizations, including Phoenix Houses of the Mid-Atlantic. The Summer Institute is one of the principal forums for information, training and education for those working in the field of substance abuse. Attending VSIAS is a great opportunity to develop professionalism and be aware of what all the other professionals are seeing as challenges in the field and what resources are available to help meet these challenges.

About Phoenix Houses of the Mid-Atlantic

Phoenix Houses of the Mid-Atlantic is a non-profit provider of substance abuse treatment and behavioral health services headquartered in Arlington, Virginia. Phoenix Houses of the Mid-Atlantic currently provides a continuum of services, including residential, transitional and outpatient treatment, to meet the holistic needs of adults and adolescents in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan region. The agency is accredited by CARF, the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities.

If you are attending the Summer Institute please stop by our booth to learn more about Phoenix Houses of the Mid-Atlantic! Cindy Blanton, our admissions manager, will be on site to answer questions about our programs and services.

Every day, Phoenix Houses of the Mid-Atlantic helps hundreds of people who are suffering from substance abuse in 17 programs in Virginia, Maryland, and DC. To learn more about our programs and services, contact us or call us today at 1 888 671 9392.



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