Dr. Stephanie Covington to Speak on Why Gender Matters in Trauma Services at NCAD 2015

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Vendome Healthcare announces Dr. Stephanie S. Covington, an internationally recognized clinician, author, organizational consultant, and lecturer, will be the Opening Plenary Speaker for the 2015 National Conference on Addiction Disorders and Behavioral Healthcare Executive Summit, August 1-4 in St. Louis, Missouri.

Dr. Stephanie S. Covington

Open Plenary at the 2015 National Conference on Addiction Disorders (NCAD)

Dr. Covington’s presentation will not only begin the 2015 conference, it will also kick off the conference’s dedicated track on gender and sexuality issues. The Center for Dependency, Addiction and Rehabilitation (CeDAR; http://www.CeDARColorado.org) is sponsoring Dr. Covington’s presentation as well as the gender track, providing NCAD attendees four days of deep educational programming on addressing issues related to trauma, gender, and sexuality.

A pioneer in the field of women’s issues, addiction, trauma, and recovery, Dr. Covington has developed an innovative, gender-responsive, and trauma-informed approach that results in effective services in public, private, and institutional settings.

Dr. Covington’s opening plenary session—taking place Saturday, August 1, 2015, at the historic St. Louis Union Station Hotel—is entitled Gender Matters: A Trauma-Informed Approach. For more information and to register for the conference and Dr. Covington’s session, visit http://www.ncadcon.com.

Dominion Diagnostics is the Title Sponsor of this year’s conference. Dominion Diagnostics is also the Thought Leadership Partner for the 2015 Addiction Professional Panel Series, a nationwide series of expert panel events in 27 locations across the country. Visit http://www.addictionpro.com/panelseries for more information.

About Dr. Stephanie Covington, PhD, LCSW
Dr. Stephanie Covington is a clinician, author, organizational consultant, and lecturer. Recognized for her pioneering work in the area of women's issues, Dr. Covington specializes in the development and implementation of gender-responsive and trauma-informed services in both the public and private sectors. Educated at Columbia University and the Union Institute, Dr. Covington has served on the faculties of the University of Southern California, San Diego State University, and the California School of Professional Psychology. She has published extensively, including eight manualized treatment programs. Dr. Covington is based in La Jolla, Calilfornia, where she is co-director of both the Institute for Relational Development and the Center for Gender and Justice. For more information, visit: http://www.stephaniecovington.com/

About Vendome Healthcare
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For more information about NCAD 2015, contact Nadine Harris-Daly, Vendome Healthcare Media (212) 812-1419.

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