Join Us for the 11th Annual West Coast Symposium on Addictive Disorders
in Elegant La Quinta, California
MAY 28 – MAY 31, 2020

La Ventana Treatment Programs is honored to once again partner with C4 Recovery Foundation to present the 11th annual West Coast Symposium on Addictive Disorders. The mission of C4, a non-profit organization, is to improve the accessibility and quality of addiction treatment, and to promote long-term behavioral health solutions. We hope you take advantage of the variety of workshops as well as the many opportunities to make new connections on the beautiful La Quinta grounds.

La Ventana Faculty Speaker Lineup

Thought leaders and seasoned clinicians working in direct client care with Substance Use & Mental Health disorders

FRIDAY, MAY 29

Is taking Medication Just a Crutch? A deeper look at how psychiatric medication can aid and hurt in the treatment of Addiction and Mental Illness

8:30AM – 10:00AM
KEYNOTE

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Dr. Carol Kiriakos, MD

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Sharon Volner, LMFT

Grief Recovery’s Role in Preventing Grief-Related Substance Abuse & Relapse

10:45AM – 12:15PM

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G. Jay Westbrook

Apocalypse Ciao: Adolescents Seeking to Escape from a Future Rendered Bleak by Previous Generations

2:00PM – 3:30PM

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Sam Pow, LCSW

Picking Up the Pieces: A Second Chance at Higher Education

4:15PM – 5:45PM

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Dr. Jessica Romeyn, Psy.D.

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Dr. Steven Mercer

SATURDAY, MAY 30

Not Your mama’s Trauma: An exploration of passage of trauma, addiction and healing

10:45AM – 12:15PM

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Jennifer Enriquez, LMFT

Songtra, Songfirmation and the Collaborative Musical Experience

2:00PM – 3:30PM

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Sam Pow, LCSW

Gwendolyn Casella

Gwendolyn Casella

Let’s Get Creative: Using Art In Therapy

4:15PM – 5:45PM

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Sarah Gallop, MA, LMFT, ATR

SUNDAY, MAY 31

Jailbirds in Treatment: Breaking the Chains with Change

8:30AM – 10:00AM

CUERVO

J. Cuervo Sosa, AMFT

Our team would love to see you during WCSAD at our Booths #104 & #105!

Join Us at our Friday Night Mixer!

We are looking forward to meeting new friends as well as reconnecting with old ones.

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