A consulting psychiatrist for the Jennifer Mudd Houghtaling Postpartum Depression Foundation, Dr. Carol Lynn Childers also serves patients with mental illness and addictive disorders through Trilogy Behavioral Healthcare and Healthcare Alternative Systems in the Chicago area. Dr. Carol Lynn Childers is board certified with the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM).
Since its establishment in 1954, ASAM has become a leading force in the field of addiction medicine. With more than 5,000 members, the society seeks to enhance the quality of available treatments, and support professionals serving those with addictive disorders.
As part of its mission, ASAM hosts numerous annual educational events to encourage further learning. Upcoming opportunities include the State of the Art Course in Addiction Medicine to be held in Washington, DC, on October 11-13, 2018.
The ASAM State of the Art Course in Addiction Medicine will feature breakthrough presentations on scientific research in the field of addiction medicine and specific topic sessions for advanced clinical knowledge taught by recognized experts from across the nation. Topics range from diagnosis and treatment to prevention, and include an interactive approach.