The State of Process Addictions in the Counseling Profession
Includes a Live Event on 12/04/2019 at 11:00 AM (MST)
A discussion of mixed-methods research conducted by the IAAOC Process Addictions committee on the current levels of reported self-efficacy for screening, diagnosing, and treating process addictions among professional counselors, counseling students, and counselor educators surveyed will be presented. The participants will have an opportunity to ask questions and discuss their own concerns regarding training and resource deficits in this area of practice. Ethical issues of competency and client welfare, as well as diversity issues will be addressed. Participants will gain access to resources developed by committee members for further education and training as well as screening and referral resources for process addictions.
- Learn the results of national research regarding the state of process addictions in the counseling profession.
- Discuss concerns and questions regarding process addiction training, competency issues, and client welfare.
- Understand the importance of screening general counseling clients for sexual behavior problems.
- Learn about the proposed DSM V diagnostic criteria and supporting research for Hypersexual Disorder.
- Gain resources for learning more about process addictions.