What is Innovations in Recovery?

Innovations in Recovery is about everything new in behavioral healthcare.
Innovations in Recovery is a conference focused on exploring new and emerging modalities and proven approaches to substance abuse and co-occurring treatment. We’ll also explore breakthroughs in complex mental health disorders and process addictions. Our primary goals are to equip treatment professionals and organizations to effectively meet the needs of specialized clients and demographics, and to inform them of the latest business trends and topics that impact the industry.

Tracks at Innovations in Recovery

Advances in Behavioral Healthcare (CBT, DBT, EMDR)
  • Provide insight on new and established modalities for treating substance abuse
Process Addictions and Co-occurring Disorders (eating disorders, sex addiction, trauma, etc.)
  • Discuss clinical approached for working with clients struggling with co-occurring disorders and process addictions
Holistic and Alternative Treatment Approaches
  • Educate attendees on treatment modalities outside of the traditional treatment frames professionals are accustomed to working in from a clinical perspective
Specialty Populations (adolescents, seniors, LGBTQ, professionals, etc.)
  • Identify and explore successful treatment approaches for dealing with specific patient demographics, which may be less familiar than “traditional” patient profiles
New Track! – Mental Health Disorders (bipolar, borderline personality disorder, schizophrenia)
  • Educate attendees on proven approaches for dealing with patients battling severe mental health disorders
New Track! – The Business of Behavioral Healthcare (ethics, marketing, billing, mergers & acquisitions)
  • Explore non-clinical topics impacting behavioral healthcare currently and in the future

Learning Objectives at Innovations in Recovery

  • Provide strategies and best practices for treating substance use disorders, mental health disorders, process addictions, traumatic history and unwilling populations
  • Identify case-specific strategies for providing successful continuous care planning
  • Discuss holistic and non-traditional treatment approaches
  • Determine best practices for treating specialty populations such as the LGBTQ community, senior citizens, adolescents and professionals
  • Define potential treatment difficulties and effective practices regarding treatment for specialty populations as well as ways to involve family members in treatment planning
  • Provide updates about new and emerging substances being abused
  • Address issues of stigmatization and community opposition toward behavioral healthcare and addiction recovery
  • Offer insight on ethical issues relating to urinalysis, billing, patient brokering and patient-to-staff and staff-to-staff relationships