Professional Education Series: Stress and Coping When the Stakes are High

Professional Education Series: High Wire Act: Stress and Coping When the Stakes are High


This presentation will be an interactive lecture that aims to increase awareness of stress and it's affects on the body and mind. Attendees will learn new coping mechanisms for dealing with stress.

Speaker: Scott Watson, MA, LCAC, MAL, SAP

About the Speaker:

Scott J. Watson is a Licensed Clinical Addictions Counselor, Master Addictions Counselor and founder of Heartland Intervention, LLC. In addition to his private practice, Mr. Watson is a staff therapist and trainer for several large EAPs (employee assistance program) in Indiana and has worked as an Assessment Specialist in one of the state’s busiest trauma centers. A qualified DOT/SAP, Scott conducts many assessments for individuals and companies. Scott’s experience and background in mental health, broadcasting, education, emergency medicine and ministry gives him a unique ability to work with addicts and families. Scott’s stories, personality and speaking style make him a sought after speaker. He holds a BA from Hope College, an Ed Cert from Indiana University and a MA in Community Counseling and Addictions Counseling from Indiana Wesleyan University.


1. To increase awareness of how one’s thinking contributes to stress and coping.

2. To better articulate how stress manifests physiologically in the body.

3. To enhance skills that allow for therapists and clients alike to reduce stress through a variety of coping techniques.

4. To laugh, learn, and engage in general frivolity and high-jinx. (Yes, that’s a clinical goal)

Time: 10AM-12PM

2 Continuing Education credits provided.

The Recovery Village Columbus has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 7059. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. The Recovery Village Columbus is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

For questions regarding Continuing Education Events please contact Event Director, Ashley Tate at [email protected]


June 18


02:00 pm - 04:00 pm

Event Category:

The Recovery Village Columbus Continuing Education Events

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The Recovery Village Columbus Continuing Education

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