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CE Spring 2014 - NADA Training (Students)


National Acupuncture Detoxification Association (NADA) Acupuncture Detoxification Specialist Training
April 25th-27th
with Claudia Voyles

Professionals- $350.00 if registered by April 7 or $400.00 after
Students- $250.00 if registered by  April 7 or $300.00 after

Thousands of behavioral health treatment and criminal justice programs worldwide offer ear acupuncture using the NADA protocol to support the treatment and recovery process as well as disaster/trauma response interventions.  NADA strives to make acudetox-based, barrier-free behavioral health treatment accessible in all communities and to ensure its integration with other treatment modalities.  
In this 3-day workshop, participants will learn and practice treatment protocols to support recovery.  Using a combination of both didactic and clinical approaches, participants will understand and be able to apply these techniques to their practices.  To gain a NADA certificate, trainees can do additional homework assignments, attend 12 step meetings, and complete forty supervised acudetox treatments. Fees include a resource manual and first-year membership in NADA.
Continuing Education Information:
21 continuing education credits are available for acupuncturists through Texas (approved provider #002)
21 continuing education credits are available for LPCs through Remedy Center for Healing Arts NADA Texas, approved provider #1310.
Who Can Attend?
This workshop is open to licensed healthcare professionals in the following domains:
  • acupuncturists
  • social workers*
  • professional counselors*
  • psychologists*
  • registered & vocational nurses*
  • chemical dependency counselors*
  • chiropractors
  • medical doctors & osteopathic doctors
* Texas law allows these professionals to cross-train as Certified Acu Detox Specialists limited to treating substance abuse under the supervision of an acupuncturist or physician.
About Claudia Voyles:
Austin acupuncturist, Claudia Voyles brings compassion and humor to her work. She treats a wide range of acute and chronic conditions, choosing tools appropriate to each individual's needs and preferences.
Claudia believes passionately in making acupuncture and other alternative medicine accessible to the community. She facilitates the Remedy Community Clinic at Sol Studio (3400 Kerbey Lane, Austin TX) to make it easier and less expensive to get treatment. Claudia promotes ear acupuncture for behavioral health and trauma ("acudetox") through the National Acupuncture Detoxification Association (NADA). She trains other acupuncturists and addiction and mental health providers in NADA-style treatment methods and has published numerous articles and essays on the subject. Claudia supervises interns at Austin's AOMA Graduate School of Integrative Medicine student acupuncture and herbal medicine clinic.
Claudia earned a BA in Psychology from Yale University and a Master’s degree from the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine with postgraduate studies in China. She worked as clinician and administrator in the behavioral health field for many years prior to becoming an acupuncturist. Claudia sings and plays electric bass with her singer/songwriter, psychologist husband Lee Edwards. 
Friday, April 25, 2014 - Sunday, April 27, 2014
9am - 5pm, Daily

Class will be held in Classroom B1 at AOMA Graduate School of Integrative Medicine (4701 West Gate Blvd, Austin, TX 78745). To view our campus map and directions, click here.