Substance Abuse and Older Adults
March 29 @ 12 p.m. - 1 p.m.
Please note that this event date has changed from March 22 to March 29. If you have registered, you do not need to register again. If you cannot virtually attend on March 29, we will send the recording from the program.
Join us as we welcome three members of the clinical team at Caron. For more than 65 years, Caron has helped thousands of individuals struggling with substance use disorder and their families begin to manage this chronic, treatable disease.
Dr. Ming Wang, the Medical Director for the Older Adult Program, Diana Santiago, Clinical Supervisor, and Dr. Devon Dautrich, Supervisor of Psychological Testing Services.
Ming R. Wang, M.D. is an addiction medicine physician and an associate medical director at Caron Treatment Centers. He oversees the Detox and Chronic Pain Programs and Caron’s nursing staff and serves as Medical Director for the Grand View and Older Adults Programs.
Diana Santiago is the Clinical Supervisor in the Older Adult Program, providing clinical oversight for the program. She also does individual, group, and family therapy, and runs psychoeducational groups. She is a member of Caron’s trauma team, trained in cognitive processing therapy (CPT), a proven modality to treat trauma.
Dr. Devon Dautrich, Ph.D., Supervisor of Psychological Testing Services. Dautrich draws from her extensive background in working with children, adults, and families from diverse backgrounds who have a wide range of mental and behavioral health concerns, including mood, anxiety, and substance use disorders.
• Learn about the unique issues surrounding older adults and substance abuse
• Gain an understanding of the signs of substance abuse
• Learn what you can do to help
HFAM is authorized by the Board of Social Work Examiners in Maryland to sponsor social work continuing education learning activities and maintains full responsibility for this program. This training qualifies for 1 Category 1 continuing education units.