Drug Trends

December 07, 2018

CORA Services Conference Center
CORA Services
8540 Verree Road
Philadelphia, PA 19111

This workshop looks at the underlying factors of poor self-regulation and how they affect the child.  The course emphasizes practical interventions and effective strategies for creating simple but effective programs in clinical, school and home settings.  Clinical programs such as Interactive Metronome (IM), brushing, sensory diets, and MeMovesTM will be discussed, as will timely topics such as medication vs. non-medication for ADHD and new insights from research into biomedical aspects of autism.

Presented by: 

David Fialko, B.S., is an Internationally Certified Prevention Specialist as a well as a Certified Tobacco Treatment Specialist who works for The Council of Southeast PA, Inc., where he has worked for the past 9 years. David’s passion is encouraging and assisting people & communities to attain health, well-being, and happiness while overcoming adversities such as substance misuse/abuse or mental health disorders. He has over 16 years experience working in the Mental Health & Drug and Alcohol fields as an adventure-based counselor, educator, intensive outpatient counselor, tobacco treatment specialist, commissioned FDA officer and prevention specialist. David speaks regularly throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey on topics related to health and substance use/abuse.

As a result of this interactive workshop, participants will be able to:• Identify what drugs are commonly used/abused across the ages
• Increase knowledge of the potential for addiction for identified drugs
• Become familiar with how accessible drugs are across the age groups & socioeconomic settings
• Participants will gain a better understanding of “vaping & cross-utilization of other drugs in devices”
• Participants will have the opportunity to discuss current movement towards full “legalization of cannabis”
• Correlation between low perceived level of harm of substances of abuse, and use of those substances. (i.e. current legalization of cannabis, RX meds

Cost: $80.00

Intended Audience:

This program will benefit Psychologists, Social Workers, Mental Health Counselors, Educators, Principals, Teachers, Graduate Students, and other practitioners within mental health and education who provide direct services and/or parent/teacher consultation for this population.

Credits Offered:

  • Act 48
  • NBCC
  • Psychological Credits
  • SW, MFT & PC


8:00 AM – 12:15 PM

For more information call Ceil Hanas at 215.701.2629 or download brochure here. 

Registration begins 1/2 hour prior to stated program time. Pre-registration is required. Cancellations made LESS THAN 72 HOURS before the programs will NOT be refunded.

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