Saturday, September 23rd, 9:00am-6:00pm
Sunday, September 24th, 9:00am-6:00pm
Monday, September 25th, 9:00am-6:00pm
Free acu detox treatments will be offered on Sunday from 2:30pm-4:3opm. Please arrive no later than 4pm if you wish to receive treatment.
Professionals- $450.00, includes first year NADA membership
Location: Sage Recovery & Wellness Center (Westlake)
Thousands of behavioral health treatment and criminal justice programs worldwide offer ear acupuncture using the NADA protocol to support the treatment and recovery process as well as disaster/trauma response interventions. NADA strives to make acudetox-based, barrier-free behavioral health treatment accessible in all communities and to ensure its integration with other treatment modalities.
Behavioral health treatment professionals, Western medical and Oriental medical practitioners may learn the NADA protocol in 70 hours, divided into didactic and clinical competency-building experiences. This three-day hands-on training towards certificate provides a mixture of both. In addition to this training, in order to receive a NADA Acudetox Specialist certificate of training completion, trainees will have to document completion of additional homework, 12 step meeting attendance and 40 supervised treatments. (The trainer will work with trainees to facilitate clinical opportunities.)
Texas law allows for the following licensed professionals to cross-train as Certified Acu Detox Specialists to treat “substance abuse” under physician or acupuncturist supervision: Social Workers, Nurses, Counselors (LCDCs, LPCs), and Psychologists. Those practitioners must apply separately to the Texas Medical Board for certification upon getting a NADA certificate of completion.
*Please wear appropriate business casual clothing and closed toed shoes.
Claudia Voyles, LAc brings compassion and humor to her work. She believes passionately in making acupuncture and other alternative medicine accessible to the community. Claudia has been a NADA Registered Trainer for 20 years, and has published numerous articles and essays on the subject. Claudia is the go-to person for acudetox training and these opportunities don’t come around often!