Obtaining Education Training During the Pandemic – CAC 1
– Behavioral Health in the New Normal Episode 028 with Dr. Nancy Butler
Dr. Nancy Butler is currently working part time as the Director of the Catholic Charities Institute, Professional Counseling Education Program (PCEP). Dr. Butler has been with Catholic Charities since 2000 where she was responsible for the Family Centers in the District of Columbia. Previously, from 1986 to 1997, she was Program Director for the Department of Psychiatry at the Washington Hospital Center. She also founded the Therapeutic Recreation Department at the WHC Department of Psychiatry in 1980.
Dr. Butler has held part time and full-time teaching posts at The George Washington University, The University of Maryland, West Virginia Wesleyan College and Prince Georges Community College. She has also consulted with several mental health and substance abuse treatment organizations. Throughout her career, Dr. Butler wrote and administered grants for adult education, substance abuse, parenting and therapeutic recreation.
In their discussion they explored obtaining education during the pandemic.
Here are some of the other beneficial topics covered on this week’s show:
● How recreational therapy is very important for people in recovery.
● Why you therapists and doctors have to start where their patient is.
● How being engaged in treatment longer leads to longer lasting sobriety.
● Why becoming an addiction counselor requires more education than it used to.
● How long it takes to complete the addiction counseling courses.
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