Kevin Wandler, Chief Medical Officer at The Recovery Village, was invited to speak at the 2013 National Conference on Addiction Disorders in Anaheim, California, September 21-25.
The Recovery Village is proud of their expert professional team.
Dr. Wandler’s lecture is one of the emerging topics being presented at NCAD, and is entitled “When Eating Disorders and Substance Abuse Collide.” The Emerging Topic lecture track at NADA highlights important current trends in addiction disorders.
Continuing education for professionals is essential
Dr. Wandler’s participation as speaker at NCAD reflects The Recovery Village’s core view that professional education and sharing of expertise among colleagues is key to providing the best and most current care for clients.
Dr. Wandler’s presentation ensures that attendees are:
- Familiar with the similarities and differences in individuals with eating disorders and substance abuse disorders
- Aware of the other types of atypical substances that eating disorder patients can be “addicted” to
- Understand specific evidence-based treatment that target ineffective behaviors seen in individuals with both disorders
- Knowledgeable about current treatment and referral guidelines
Participants will receive continuing education units for attending Dr. Wandler’s lecture.
The Recovery Village’s Chief Medical Officer is one of the nation’s top eating disorder and addiction specialist. Dr. Wander is a board-certified psychiatrist with nearly two decades of experience in eating disorders and addiction. He is an engaging speaker, and frequently sought out as a keynote speaker across the country.