Friday, December 8, 2017 from 8:00 AM to 12:30 PM CST
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Renz Addiction Counseling Center 
Two American Way
Elgin, IL 60120

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Bill Johnson 
Illinois Council on Problem Gambling 

ICPG Northern IL Chapter Training and Education Event 

Please join us for our Quarterly Illinois Council on Problem Gambling Chapter Meeting and Education event. Guest trainers and an opportunity for you to talk about what's going on with your company/organization.

(If you attend the training FEE will be refunded.)
(If you register and cancel within 30 days of event fee will be refunded.)

Assessment and Treatment in Forensic Populations 

 Dr. Kristine Strauss, PsyD., CADC

OBJECTIVES: The audience will be able to:

  • Have better understanding of dual diagnosis
  • Screening
  • Assessment
  • Treatment
    Focus will be on individuals involved in the judicial system


Statistics related to mental illness and substance use in general and forensic populations, define dual diagnosis, ASAM acronyms and terminology, define and understand screening, assessment and treatment; malingering in forensic population, provide resources to obtain screen and assessment tools, importance of clinical interview,  emergency department MI diagnosis with substance users, integrated dual diagnosis treatment

PRESENTER:     Dr. Kristine Strauss, PsyD., CADC

Kristine Strauss, PsyD., CADC has been involved in the development, implementation and participation in specialty/problem solving courts. She has provided sex offender and domestic violence specific evaluations and treatments, restoration to fitness evaluation and treatment, substance use evaluation and outpatient treatment, anger management assessment and treatment, facilitation of parenting classes, and psychological testing. Dr. Strauss also has experience in creating and facilitating psychosocial rehabilitation groups for the chronically mentally ill. Additionally, she has conducted emergency department assessments for behavioral health admissions. Dr. Strauss has provided trainings for clinicians, Illinois public defenders, probation officers, and various officers of the Court.


8:00 AM - 8:15 AM                            Registration

8:15 AM - 10:15 AM                          Presentation

10:15 AM - 10:30 AM                       Break

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM                       Presentation


4 Hours Continuing Education (CEU's): IAODAPCA, IDFPR, EACC