Using Mobile Apps for Treating Co-occurring Eating & Substance Use Disorders

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Training Details

Event Dates and Timeframe
Friday, September 3, 2021 at 08:00 AM until 09:30 AM
Location and Delivery Method
Delivery Method
Online / Web Delivered
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Cost Range

Host And Instructor

National Association for Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC)
Elissa Chakoff Martinez, MEd, EdS, LMFT
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C.E. Credit for NAADAC - The Association for Addiction Professionals: 1.50
Specialization: Qualified Addictions Professional

Training Overview Description

Substance use disorders oftentimes occur alongside eating disorders, such as anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge eating disorder. This webinar will provide strategies for effectively conceptualizing and treating this comorbid patient presentation. There will be a focus on the implementation of digital tools to support treatment goals and increase patient motivation, which has become paramount in the context of remote care delivery. The majority of the presentation will focus on psychotherapeutic interventions, with an emphasis on evidence-based strategies.

This training is part of the Advances in Technology in the Addiction Profession eight-part series offered by NAADAC.

Learning Objectives

  • Participants will be to describe at least two effective methods for treating eating disorders and substance use disorders.
  • Participants will be able to summarize strategies for increasing and sustaining motivation for change.
  • Participants will be able to apply at least three treatment strategies that can be used to effectively treat eating disorders and substance use disorders concurrently.

Content Level Beginner and Intermediate

  • Beginning level courses introduce learners to a content area; include information about a condition, treatment method, or issue; and involve learning and comprehending content.
  • Intermediate level courses provide information that builds on knowledge practitioners with some experience already have. These courses focus on skill-building or adding knowledge, possibly following a brief overview of basic information, and involve using information in concrete situations and understanding the underlying structure of the material.

CEs and Certificate

A Certificate of Completion for 1.5 CEs is available by participating in this specialty online training and passing an online CE quiz. Those who successfully complete the full series and pass all eight CE quizzes for this eight-part series will be eligible to apply for the Advances in Technology in the Addiction Profession Certificate. Access to the online CE quiz will be in your NAADAC profile after registration.

Click here for a complete list of organizations who approve NAADAC to provide continuing education hours.

Event-specific Details

More information on this training is available at

This training could be applied to multiple areas of the Alaska Qualified Addictions Professional (QAP) certification. Contact the Alaska Commission for Behavioral Health Certification (Ask for Dabney Van Liere, Executive Director) at 907-332-4333 or email for specific information.