CONTACT: SCOTT HAUSER
100 Old Public Library
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 384-0007; fax (319) 384-0024
UI offers course on addiction treatment and managed care Feb. 28-March
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- The University of Iowa will offer a seminar on approaches
to diagnosing and treating addiction in the wake of recent changes in health
insurance Friday, Feb. 28 and Saturday, March 1 at several Iowa sites using
the state's fiber optics network.
(Hometown) is one of the sites where the counselor education seminar, "Treatment
Planning in the Age of Managed Care: Diagnosis, Assessment, Short-Term Therapy,
and Maintenance Goals," will be available on the Iowa Communications
The course will meet from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28 and from
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, March 1.
The course can be taken for either one hour of graduate credit or 1.2 hours
of continuing education units. Fees are $163 for graduate credit and $50 for
continuing education unit credit.
The seminar, sponsored by the UI Division of Continuing Education Off-Campus
Courses and Programs and the Addictions Technology Transfer Center of Iowa,
is designed for treatment counselors, prevention specialists, public health
workers, nurses social workers and other professionals who work with addiction
issues among their patients and clients.
Presenters for the seminar include Anne Helene Skinstad, assistant professor
of counselor education and director of the Center; Peter Nathan, professor
of psychology; and Karen Cocco, assistant professor of counselor education.
For more information, contact UI Off-Campus Courses and Programs,
116 International Center, Iowa City, Iowa 52242-1802, (319) 335-2575 or 1-800-272-6430.
Or email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Or visit the program's website at http://www.uiowa.edu/~ccp/
If you are a person with a disability who requires reasonable accommodations
in order to participate in this program, please contact Off-Campus Courses
& Programs at (319) 335-2575 to discuss your needs.
EDITORS: Receipt of this release indicates one of the ICN sites is
in or near your circulation or broadcast areas. Sites include Bettendorf,
Burlington, Cedar Rapids, Council Bluffs, Creston, Fort Dodge, Johnston, Iowa
Falls, Mason City, Muscatine, Ottumwa, Sheldon, Sioux City, Spencer, the University
of Iowa, Wapello, and Waterloo.
Information on specific ICN classroom locations will be provided to registrants.