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VAAP 2021 Annual Meeting & Training

12 March 2021 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

David M. Savinsky, Ph.D., LPC, LMFT, CSAC, ACS


Dialectical Behavior Therapy with Substance Use Disorders

Dr. Savinsky has worked in the field of counseling and therapy for the past 20+ years, working in a variety of clinical settings including over 15 years in outpatient treatment. He is an approved clinical supervisor and provides licensure supervision as well as consultation to agencies through Beach Therapy & Consulting. He is currently a full time Associate Professor at Regent University and the Clinical Training Coordinator of their Masters in Counseling Programs. Dr. Savinsky has conducted a wide array of trainings over the years at multiple conferences in DBT (validation, chain analysis, and DBT theory), adolescent and family therapy, substance use, mindfulness, the ASAM criteria, and DSM-5 for adolescents.

Dr. Savinsky has had over 250 continuing education hours in Dialectical Behavior Therapy and has completed intensive training in DBT through Behavioral Tech. His research interests are in adolescent addictions and family therapy as well as mindfulness in supervision.

Dr. Savinsky is a Licensed Professional Counselor, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, Certified Substance Abuse Counselor, and Approved Clinical Supervisor.

Earn 6 CEs for this training


Annual Members Meeting will cost $15.00 and is for members only but non-members can join for a $50.00 discount in membership fees during registration.

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March 12, 2021
8:00 am - 4:00 pm